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Samsung announces true wireless Galaxy Buds with AKG sound

Samsung announces Galaxy Buds true wireless earbuds

As expected, Samsung has used its Galaxy Unpacked event to announce its next pair of true wireless earbuds, the logically-named Galaxy Buds.

With sound by AKG, the next-gen in-ears have a six-hour battery life for music playback (or five hours of call-making), and are compatible with wireless charging from an all-new charging case. A wireless power-share feature means the case can be wirelessly charged by being placed on the Galaxy S10+ smartphone, too.

Dual microphones in each bud – one inside, one on the outside – work to recognise the sound around you and adapt volume levels during call making so you can be heard clearly down the other end of the phone.

Bixby is also built-in, allowing users to check battery status, change settings, and control playback on Samsung Music using their voice.

The Samsung Galaxy Buds will be available from 29th March for €149. However, if you pre-order an S10 or S10+ before 8th March, you can get a pair free!


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Becky is Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi?, and has been part of the team for almost eight years, with her current position preceded by roles as a staff writer and news editor. During that time she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching horror movies and hunting for gluten-free cake.