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Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Get First Update With Hearing Enhancements: Report

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro were launched last week.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro Get First Update With Hearing Enhancements: Report

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Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro earbuds have an ‘auto switch’ feature

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are IPX7 rated
  • They feature 360 Audio with Dolby Head Tracking technology
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are priced at Rs 15,990

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have got an update that brings hearing enhancements among other Bixby and system-related improvements, as per a report. The hearing-related update is seen as a great help for those who are auditory impaired. There are enhancements in Bixby integration as well. The true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds feature intelligent active noise cancellation (ANC), wireless charging, and IPX7 water resistance. Priced at Rs. 15,990 in India, the earphones are available for pre-booking with deliveries starting from January 29 onwards.

As per a report by SamMobile, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro TWS earphones are receiving an update with firmware version R190XXU0AUA1 and a file size of 2.2MB. The update brings hearing enhancements in which users can now adjust left/right sound balance. This will help those who have hearing impairments. Furthermore, the update brings improvements in the response of the Bixby voice wake-up feature as well as system stability and reliability.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro features

The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro earphones were launched last week and are designed to work best with Samsung Galaxy devices. They feature an ‘auto switch' feature that lets the earphones maintain a simultaneous connection with two Galaxy devices. When used with Galaxy devices, there is also 360 Audio with Dolby Head Tracking technology for a spatial audio experience that reacts to your head movements.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro earphones can be controlled through the Galaxy Wearable companion app, that lets users adjust the equaliser, ANC settings, and more. Samsung says that each earpiece has three microphones along with a separate voice pickup unit. The earphones are claimed to offer up to eight hours of battery on the earpieces without ANC, and five hours with ANC. The total battery life is claimed to be up to 28 hours with ANC turned off and 18 hours with it on. There is fast USB Type-C charging, as well as Qi wireless charging for the case.

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  • NEWS
  • Design / Comfort
  • Audio Quality
  • Battery Life
  • Value For Money
  • Good
  • Secure, noise isolating fit

  • Decent active noise cancellation

  • Good companion app on Android

  • Detailed, natural sound

  • Good battery life

  • Bad
  • Needs a Samsung source device for best sound quality

  • No iOS app at launch time

  • Voice detect doesn’t always work
Headphone Type In-Ear
Microphone Yes
Connectivity True Wireless Stereo (TWS)
Type Earphones

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Sourabh Kulesh
Sourabh Kulesh is a Chief Sub Editor at Gadgets 360. He has worked in a national daily newspaper, a news agency, a magazine and now writing technology news online. He has knowledge on a wide gamut of topics related to cybersecurity, enterprise and consumer technology. Write to sourabhk@ndtv.com or get in touch on Twitter through his handle @KuleshSourabh. More
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