Samsung Galaxy Buds 3, Buds 3 Pro Launched in India, Prices Start at Rs 10,999

By Kanika Sachdeva - July 11, 2024
The Galaxy Buds 3 is priced at Rs 14,999, while the Buds 3 Pro can be had at Rs 19,999. They are already available for pre-order through the company's website as well as major online and offline re....

At yesterday's Samsung Unpacked showcase in Paris, Samsung announced the prices of the Galaxy Buds 3 series for India. The latest Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 Pro and Buds 3 are direct sequels to the Galaxy Buds 2 lineup. Whereas the Buds 3 features an open-type design like standard AirPods, the Buds 3 Pro gets a canal-type design delivering immersive sound. Per Samsung, the Bud 3 series has adaptive EQ and adaptive ANC (adaptive noise cancellation), which enhance sound quality and noise cancellation based on real-time analysis of internal and external sounds. The Buds 3 Pro additionally 'collects and identifies surrounding sound and automatically adjusts the optimal level of noise and sound without manual adjustment through Adaptive Noise Control, Siren Detect, and Voice Detect.' 

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The Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 series has pinch controls along with swipe controls to adjust volume levels. As part of the Galaxy AI package, the Buds 3 series comes with Interpreter and Voice Command features. Turning on Interpreter in Listening mode on the Galaxy Z Fold 6 or the Flip 6 with the Buds 3 series plugged into your ears enables users to 'hear the lecture translated directly through your Buds, removing language barriers that may exist in your studies'. Meanwhile, the Voice Command allows you to play or stop music without physically touching the earbuds, according to Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 3

The Galaxy Buds 3 is priced at Rs 14,999, while the Buds 3 Pro can be had at Rs 19,999. Both wireless stereo earbuds are eligible for bank discounts, bringing down the effective starting price to Rs 10,999. They are already available for pre-order through the company's website as well as authorised online and offline retail stores across India. 

Samsung Galaxy Buds 3, Buds 3 Pro: Differences

The standard Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 gets a one-way 11mm dynamic driver and is rated for up to 5 hours of battery life when ANC is activated. It has dimensions of 18.1 x 20.4 x 31.9mm and weighs 4.7 grams. On the other hand, the Buds 3 Pro has a two-way 10.5mm dynamic drive and a 6.1mm planar tweeter for better audio quality. It measures 18.1 x 19.8 x 33.2mm and tips the scales at 5.4 grams. 

As for the battery, the Galaxy Buds 3 is kitted out with a 48mAh unit, whereas the Buds 3 Pro packs in a 53mAh unit claiming to provide up to 6 hours of battery life with ANC on. With the charging case, the Buds 3 promises a battery life of 24 hours, whereas the Buds 3 Pro offers up to 26 hours of battery life.  

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Connectivity options on the Buds 3 series include Bluetooth 5.4 with support for SSC(Samsung Seamless Codec), HiFi, SSC UHQ (Samsung Proprietary), AAC, and SBC for effective audio transmission. Both earbuds also support automatic pairing and audio switching with Galaxy devices. Another highlight is the Buds 3 Pro's blade lights, letting users know when they are in pairing mode, among other things. The products are IP57-rated for dust and splash protection. 

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