Galaxy Buds 3 / Buds 3 Pro released with updated design and LED strip

Galaxy Buds 3 / Buds 3 Pro released with updated design and LED strip

Samsung unveiled the updated Galaxy Buds 3 series at the Galaxy Unpacked event on July 10, along with the Galaxy Z Fold 6, Z Flip 6, and Galaxy Watch 7 series.

The Galaxy Buds 3 series includes two different models with slightly different designs and prices – Galaxy Buds 3 and Buds 3 Pro. Let’s discuss the new headphones one by one.

Galaxy Buds 3

The standard model of Galaxy Buds 3 has an open design and is equipped with a one-way 11 mm dynamic driver. The dimensions of the product are 18.1 x 20.4 x 31.9 mm. In terms of weight, the headphones and charging case weigh 4.7 g and 46.5 g, respectively.

As expected, Buds 3 offer ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) and are equipped with 3 microphones + VPU (Voice Pickup Unit) to detect ambient sound and automatically adjust for optimal noise and sound levels.

This pair of headphones supports 24-bit Hi-Fi sound and 360 Audio with direct multi-channel communication.

The earbuds and case have a capacity of 48 mAh and 515 mAh respectively. In terms of battery life, the headphones provide 5 hours of battery life with ANC enabled. With the charging case, Buds 3 can work for 24 hours without recharging.

For connectivity, TWS earbuds are equipped with Bluetooth 5.4 and support auto-switching for ease of use. For efficient and high-quality sound transmission, the headphones support the following codecs – SSC (Samsung Seamless
Codec) HiFi, SSC UHQ (Samsung Proprietary), AAC, SBC. As for ingress protection, the product is protected against dust and water according to the IP57 standard.

Galaxy Buds 3 Pro

Many aspects are shared between Buds 3 and Buds 3 Pro. However, the Buds 3 Pro have an in-ear design and offer better sound quality thanks to a 10.5mm dynamic driver and an additional 6.1mm planar driver.

The headphones are slightly heavier at 5.4 g, while the charging case weighs the same as the standard model. Buds 3 Pro are equipped with a 53 mAh battery. Speaking of ANC, the Buds 3 Pro also offer Ambient sound and Voice Detect for an even better listening experience. As you can see in the image, the Pro model also comes with LED strips that keep you informed about charging status and more.

Price and availability:

Both devices are available for pre-order on Samsung‘s official website at $179.99 and $249 for the standard and Pro models, respectively.


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