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Samsung Galaxy Buds charge wirelessly on the back of the Galaxy S10

Apple’s fantastic AirPods have been the go-to completely wireless earbuds for years now, but alongside the Galaxy S10 Samsung has unveiled a new rival.

Samsung Galaxy Buds are an evolution of the Gear IconX buds from last year, altering the name to firmly signal the death of the Gear branding.

The standout feature that’ll certainly attract those looking to pick up one of the new Galaxy S10 handsets – like the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus – is that you can use the Wireless Powershare feature on those phones to charge up the Galaxy Buds. Just pop the case onto the back of the phone and they’ll start charging.

This is a great idea and one that means if you’ve got your S10 on you you can always juice up your headphones.

Galaxy Buds

As the Galaxy Buds are completely wireless earphones, they don’t have a cord connecting them together, Instead, they sit in a charging case when not in use and connect via Bluetooth to your phone.

Samsung has worked with AKG on the audio for the buds and it has added in dual microphones in each bud for much better phone call quality. The buds themselves are 30% smaller than the IconX and they’ve also removed the wing-tips, hopefully ensuring they’ll still stay in your ear. Battery life is stated at 6 hours for music or five hours for calls.

Galaxy Buds will launch near the Galaxy S10 on March 29 and in the UK they’ll be offered free if you pre-order either the S10 or S10 Plus. If you buy them solo they’ll cost £139.99.

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Galaxy Buds

Galaxy Buds will likely have an updated rival from Apple in the coming months as the rumours surrounding AirPods 2 grow stronger. It looks like the second-generation buds from Apple will have a very similar design but come with ‘Hey, Siri’ functionality and a case that can charge wirelessly on the AirPower charging pad.

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