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The release of Galaxy buds 2 last year showed Samsung’s prowess in making solid wireless headphones. The $ 150 heads pack a lot of high-end features at a relatively affordable price, making them a good option for those on tight budgets. The Buds 2 are an even better buy when you can put them on sale for $ 100, which is what Woot has them for right now. It’s $ 50 off the regular rate and a return to an all-time high – but before you take the plunge, be sure to check Woot Return Policy because it differs significantly from that of its parent company, Amazon.
Samsung made its smallest and most comfortable earbuds to date with the Galaxy Buds 2. They are 15% smaller and 20% lighter than the Galaxy Buds +, which were already quite comfortable to begin with. You’ll get around five hours of use from the buds before they need more juice, which isn’t battery life to remember, but it’s on par with many competitors. The earphone case holds three additional full charges and also supports wireless charging.
The ANC and the adjustable ambient sound mode are two of the heads’ main selling points. Samsung has removed these features from its high-end headphones, and while the ANC isn’t as powerful as what you’ll find on something like the Galaxy Buds Pro, it still blocks out environmental noise. The aforementioned five-hour battery life is also enabled with ANC, so you won’t have to sacrifice in that regard when you want a solid few hours with fewer distractions.
All of these features make up a pair of wireless headphones that offer a lot of value to Android users at a decent price. Make no mistake, the Galaxy Buds 2 are best when paired with an Android device – while it’s possible to use them with an iPhone, you’ll be stuck with the default settings.
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