Samsung Galaxy Buds hands-on

  • Published on Feb 21, 2019
  • The Samsung Galaxy Buds were introduced today at the Unpacked event. As Apple’s most direct rival in the consumer hardware business, Samsung introduced the true wireless Galaxy Buds that will cost $129.99 or be bundled with preorders of the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus. True wireless earbuds are going to improve drastically in 2019, and Samsung is getting us started.
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Comments • 903

  • drescrubb
    drescrubb 28 days ago

    Atleast they dont look so obvious as the airpods

  • M R
    M R Month ago

    Wireless only works with 2019 samsung phones, battery lasts only 5hr, can't control volume without having the app(that don't install on tablet). Also loses conection in your pocket.

  • Lxsry
    Lxsry Month ago

    Who else is listening to this video with the buds?

  • Neisha Cameron
    Neisha Cameron 2 months ago

    He sounds like an iPhone user. I hope I’m wrong.

  • Alem Tesfay
    Alem Tesfay 2 months ago

    Man I don't like how this guys does reviews

  • Saavedra Videos
    Saavedra Videos 2 months ago

    Just how good is the noise cancellation feature on these true wireless earbuds

  • Darth Reflectz
    Darth Reflectz 2 months ago

    "No noise-cancelling." Lmao, one of the main features of these is the ability to turn off the noise-cancelling and turn back on whenever you want. Meanwhile, airpods have no noise-cancelling at all, so you will be able to hear the environment over your headphones unless you turn it up really loudly.

  • Mahbubul Haque
    Mahbubul Haque 3 months ago

    Is the galaxy airbuds waterproof?

  • Carlos Auza
    Carlos Auza 3 months ago

    I'm having problems with changing the song. Every single time I double tap, it either pauses the song org goes back to the song. I don't know if it's the headphones or if I'm tapping wrong. But I've tried literally everything. And I just got them yesterday. Also tapping three times to go back to a song is challenging on my Samsung Galaxy earbuds. Does anybody else have this issue? Also calling was a major issue because my girlfriend heard all the background noise and it was hurting her ears. My father as well had problems listening to me when I was on the earbuds. Other than that the headphones are great.

  • Thalid Usman
    Thalid Usman 3 months ago

    Samsung better design

  • Dd Dd
    Dd Dd 3 months ago

    i can see he realy hate samsung :D the sound is decent ? hahahha for real no joke the sound is much better than the airpods but i will keep the airpods cause i dont like this alien look which the buds gives me when i have them on

  • archana naps
    archana naps 3 months ago


  • Burhan Nagi
    Burhan Nagi 3 months ago +1

    The Samsung Icon x you can download music into it not in to the galaxy buds

  • Rushikesh Tade
    Rushikesh Tade 3 months ago

    Can you use galaxy watch and galaxy buds same time

  • osirow
    osirow 3 months ago

    -"We haven't tested the air pods making a call"
    The heck?!? Probaly would of taken less than a minute to connect it and test it

  • michael JACKSON
    michael JACKSON 3 months ago

    Racist no back pods

  • Samuel Chong
    Samuel Chong 3 months ago

    1:38 "We haven't necessarily been able to try [the buds] right now because we haven't a phone call with them yet."
    ...Then take 5 minutes before shooting this video to make a phone call with it and get a full impression of the product for your video.
    What a joke, totally useless. Do your job.

  • dsean johnson
    dsean johnson 3 months ago

    Do they work on ths note 9

  • Richard Almeda
    Richard Almeda 3 months ago

    Which color is the best? black or white?

    SLVBULL 3 months ago

    Can you turn the volume up and down from the buds?

    • Varun Daniel
      Varun Daniel 3 months ago

      Yeap, you can set the touchpad to do various things for tap, double tap, triple tap, tap and hold, including volume change, skip tracks etc.

  • Brian Giblin
    Brian Giblin 3 months ago

    2:17 "If you pre-order the S10 or S10 Plus they'll come bundled with it."
    I pre-ordered mine from AT&T, just got my S10 today, no wireless earbuds came with it, only wired. What company actually bundles the Galaxy Pods with the S10?

    • DootDoot Boops
      DootDoot Boops 3 months ago

      You have to download the Samsung shop app and verify, they ship out around the 18th.

  • phraze
    phraze 3 months ago

    *Barely touched the sound aspect* ... “even better though is that they have USB-C”
    How is that better than the sound of the device? Sound comes first!

  • Google Account
    Google Account 3 months ago

    can you do a water test with them is it safe to shower with them ? is it safe to swim with ? walk in rain with ?

  • semaj
    semaj 3 months ago +1

    why didn't you bring someone with a Samsung phone to a Samsung event, that's just common sense, also this review was waaaaaaaaaaaaaay to rushed , terrible review. First isn't always best, as shown by those dislikes lol.

  • Karen B
    Karen B 3 months ago +1

    Are they sweat proof?

  • MrAskinyardim
    MrAskinyardim 3 months ago

    Is this an airpod review? You need to sack this guy. Useless.

  • Elevated Emotions
    Elevated Emotions 3 months ago

    What do u mean by noise cancellation...dual mic cuts out all the background noise I thought that what noise cancellation meant

  • belizarius_99
    belizarius_99 3 months ago

    Is this Airpods review ?

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 3 months ago +2

    Welcome to the verge.....
    Where Apple bias reigns supreme.

  • Rob Thompson
    Rob Thompson 3 months ago

    Oh I must've accidentally clicked on the Airpods hands on..🙄

  • Ghost Rage
    Ghost Rage 3 months ago

    Galaxy pods

  • PocariPocari
    PocariPocari 3 months ago

    out of focus shots, paring a product that it wasn't designed for, not testing it on a phone call,.... what did you even do in this video? read the spec sheet>????? I expect better The Verge.

  • Jaden Su
    Jaden Su 3 months ago

    Im apple for life but this guy lowkey made me want to switch to samsung

  • will franke
    will franke 3 months ago

    now how do i purchase these. Does best buy or Walmart have them

  • Taneli
    Taneli 3 months ago

    Android AirPods

    GEDOHBLAZZTER 3 months ago

    They're NOT an answer to the airpods. They're the next model of the icon x, which came out BEFORE airpods lmao

  • Chinmay Gopal
    Chinmay Gopal 3 months ago +1

    Awful video the comments say it all

  • Tyquan Sanders
    Tyquan Sanders 3 months ago

    Clearly this channel is being paid by Apple..... Trying to show the quick pair on an iPhone come on..... Someone somewhere who works there has an S10.

  • Vlad TMS
    Vlad TMS 3 months ago

    Better tech than the Airpod, sounds better and cheaper...….Give credit where credit is due VERGE
    Dude sound desperate

  • Anish A S
    Anish A S 3 months ago

    Hi , I'm currently using samsung EO EG 920, wired earphones, my ear pains after 30 mins of use, not due to the sound, but due to the way it fit in my ears.
    I tried on the Airpods and it suits me comfortably, without hurting my ears.
    Now after seeing this video I'm leaning towards the galaxy bud,
    So my only question to you is,
    How does this fit in your ears, is it very tight, does it begin to pain after 1 or 2 hours ? Or do you find it quite comfortable even after longer use.

  • Sylmaron Mars
    Sylmaron Mars 3 months ago

    The Verge is a terrible biased tech site. I remember them making fun of the fact that some people got bent iPhones until one of their own editors got the same problem and they had to backpedal. There are better sites out there, without bias.

  • Keep Smiling
    Keep Smiling 3 months ago

    He said "i have an iPhone XS" not iPhone TEN S,,,, now thats sacrilege for a tech journalist 😒

  • Umang Mistry
    Umang Mistry 3 months ago

    Did he really say iPhone Ex-Ess 🙄

  • Nekminute
    Nekminute 3 months ago +1

    Im a sucker for wires

  • Corey Wolf
    Corey Wolf 3 months ago

    This is just terrible. Why you would get an apple fan boy to review this product I will never know. Newsflash there are more tech companies out there than apple! This guy is the worst!!!

  • dude
    dude 3 months ago

    I would like to know if the additional mic on the inside helps during calls in a windy environment.

  • James Benson
    James Benson 3 months ago

    Do these store music like the previous ones?

  • AJ
    AJ 3 months ago +1

    Get off Apple‘s d*ck, Verge

  • BigPoppieIsaiah
    BigPoppieIsaiah 3 months ago

    Hey does it connect only to the 10 or not

  • Erk Erk
    Erk Erk 3 months ago

    God i love adblock

  • Fabi R.
    Fabi R. 3 months ago

    Do they still have onboard storage? I've heard in some rumors that they've got 8GB. But I'm not sure if they still have storage, because I've read some articles and they didn't mention the storage like they did with the Gear IconX. Does anyone know if they still have storage?

  • Rafael Vargas
    Rafael Vargas 3 months ago

    I have small ears so I wonder how good they’ll feel or if their even be able to fit properly in my ears.

  • Luis Villa
    Luis Villa 3 months ago

    I wonder if these sound better than icon x 2018

  • Young Broke
    Young Broke 3 months ago

    You're pathetic

  • Omari The People
    Omari The People 3 months ago

    So much negativity in this video smfh

  • Gio Mendez
    Gio Mendez 3 months ago

    You can already tell that he's a isheepFAG

  • John R Perry
    John R Perry 3 months ago


  • Make D dream reality
    Make D dream reality 3 months ago

    the button on the galaxy buds are they button press or touch sensitive?

  • Fahid Fa
    Fahid Fa 3 months ago

    Where am I? Is this Apple world?

  • Zaidroid
    Zaidroid 3 months ago

    I have almost watched all of The Verge reviews, and this is definitely the worse.

  • anthony i
    anthony i 3 months ago

    You guys should give up making videos on anything Google, it's obvious you guys are very biased. You couldn't even pair the earbuds to a Samsung phone, if this was Apple you guys would be coming off a helicopter making this huge big deal out of it, just give it up already.

  • nbk46zh
    nbk46zh 3 months ago

    "I have Iphone Ex S here". So many things wrong with that statement, not to mention incorrect Iphone name and the fact that he's at a Samsung event using Iphone. Facepalm.

  • Erebus-RVN
    Erebus-RVN 3 months ago

    This is THE first time ever I have given a video a thumbs down. I don't generally do it because even of its a bit bad at least they put some effort into it unlike this video which was just put out just to be the "first ones" calling it a hands on only doesn't give you the right to be so lazy

  • Theo Stamps
    Theo Stamps 3 months ago

    Lol the verge is so wack. I'm mad I wasted time watching this video. Can't even make a simple call too demo how the mic works. Can't even get a rep who has a galaxy device to show the simple pairing. Just lazy journalism tbh and yall are just a bunch of apple fan boys. I'll probably be unsubscribing to all hings verge soon..

  • The Wonderful World of Winstino

    This mans said "You should have no problem using these, if for some reason you don't want the airpods, you could maybe buy them as a gift." Wow. The bias is real

  • Justus Lacewell
    Justus Lacewell 3 months ago

    Are they compatible with Apple?

  • Epic Gamer
    Epic Gamer 3 months ago +1

    I just don't want to watch another verge video again

  • [Insert_ Name_here]
    [Insert_ Name_here] 3 months ago

    Does the old (2018) wingtips fit with the new buds?

  • Irvan Fahlepi
    Irvan Fahlepi 3 months ago

    This is the end of The Verge. We just want a review, we don't buy your BS.

  • Mubble Mann
    Mubble Mann 3 months ago

    Is that it?

  • Erick reyes
    Erick reyes 3 months ago

    dont have noise cancelling?... did he even attend the event?...

  • satendra varma
    satendra varma 3 months ago

    Should have at least done a call with them before doing a hands on. This like reading a spec sheet. Also parts of the video are way out of focus. Clearly rushed. Probably not the guys fault though.

  • سعودي شنب
    سعودي شنب 3 months ago


  • Panda Magic
    Panda Magic 3 months ago

    Apple: i dONt FiL sU gUD

  • Jon Thunder
    Jon Thunder 3 months ago +2

    In a first place I thought "finally a video where the title is not buds VS Airpods". But I heard Airpods more than Buds. Sorry I'm done with Apple addicts

  • Tom Xander
    Tom Xander 3 months ago

    If for some reason you don't want the airpods 🤣🤣🤣🤣 yeah everyone is gonna pick the airpods over this one for sure

  • Jack Media
    Jack Media 3 months ago

    This review is ignorant of the many options other than Airpods available on the wireless ear buds market, as well as seemingly ignorant of the IconX predcessors. Additionally, I don't believe people when they say earpods with multiple optional ear adapters don't fit them, user error more likely, or you're just that special I guess.

  • cance7984
    cance7984 3 months ago

    Seriously, The Verge? This was ridiculous. You can do better than this.

  • ipodguy123g
    ipodguy123g 3 months ago

    Do they still have internal storage?

  • Michael King
    Michael King 3 months ago +1

    What kind of review is this? You're talking so much but nothing really explains if they're good earbuds.

  • Sean Tariman
    Sean Tariman 3 months ago

    I DISLIKED THIS VIDEO. Because he used an iPhone to pair with those incredible Galaxy Buds.

  • xodiac
    xodiac 3 months ago

    Those look awful lol

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 3 months ago

    Don't even bother

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 3 months ago

    It seems like this was thrown together in 5 minutes.

  • Ninja 21
    Ninja 21 3 months ago

    "Airpods excluded, cause those are pretty good" - lol, the apple bias.

  • Arunav Gupta
    Arunav Gupta 3 months ago

    This channel is taking everyone for granted.

  • Nipun Sharma
    Nipun Sharma 3 months ago

    Why did you have to put all this effort into giving us an impression of the galaxy buds only to deliver this abortion of a video? Pathetic!

  • Adam Evans
    Adam Evans 3 months ago

    in terms of video lag ?

  • MPRF12345
    MPRF12345 3 months ago

    Do they have internal storage like the IconX?

  • surethom
    surethom 3 months ago

    That's the main problem if they don't fit your ears can you return earphone?

  • Atomic Factory
    Atomic Factory 3 months ago +1

    Consumers are smarter these days. We know what we are paying for.

  • nq312 u
    nq312 u 3 months ago

    I agree with the some of the comments on the quality of the review/ hands on. He compared them to the jabra and airpods instead of comparing them to the Samsung icon x. That would have been a better comparison to illustrate any improvements if any. It seems like a half *** overview.

  • somaiat
    somaiat 3 months ago

    eww, Apple

  • Hank O
    Hank O 3 months ago

    This guy seems biased.

  • Leoツ
    Leoツ 3 months ago

    Airpods have left the chat

  • Cheetah
    Cheetah 3 months ago +1

    They have no clue what they talking about.

  • D- Sean
    D- Sean 3 months ago

    The galaxy wireless Earbuds called "icon x" came out in June of 2016, whereas the first airpods came out in Dec of 2016. That's 6 months before the very first airpods.
    But now that Samsung has rebranded the icon x to galaxy buds, apple cult followers think that they're copying crapple. Apple ppl are brainwashed and misinformed

  • Josue Aispuro
    Josue Aispuro 3 months ago

    You sound like you didn’t want to do the review, like you couldn’t wait to take these Galaxy buds off and put your AirPods back in... And I own an iPhone, just not a fan of stick pods...

  • Bruce Hendrickson
    Bruce Hendrickson 3 months ago

    your channel is a disgrace to the tech community after crying to youtube about copyrights. DO SOMETHING POSITIVE!

  • bridamn chan
    bridamn chan 3 months ago

    Don’t blame,they have only 2mins on hands for a 3mins video