iFixit, an organization identified for its tech product teardowns, has dissected Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Live wi-fi headphones. Regardless of not formally calling them Galaxy Beans, the phrase “bean” is definitely printed inside every earbud — which reveals that at one level or one other, the corporate was completely calling these earbuds the greens they resemble.
Evaluating to different wi-fi earbuds like Apple’s AirPods Pro, iFixit factors out the Galaxy Buds Stay usually are not exhausting to pry open, and really among the best buds they’ve ever dissected. Inside, you may clearly see “bean left” and “bean proper” on the cable that connects the 2 halves of every earbud.
iFixit additionally discovered that the battery is a typical measurement and never too tough to exchange, however you’ll have to gently elevate up the glued driver earlier than you may pull the battery out. The Galaxy Buds Stay makes use of a 3.7v CP1254 lithium-ion battery, a button battery that’s, sadly, tough to search out on-line, in accordance with iFixit.
iFixit additionally found within the teardown that the Galaxy Buds Stay’s wi-fi charging case features a 1.81 Wh battery, which it says is “considerably larger than” the batteries present in wi-fi charging circumstances for each the Galaxy Buds and Buds Plus — which is sensible given Samsung’s battery life claims. The corporate says that the Galaxy Buds Stay contains up to 29 hours of battery life when each the earbuds and charging case are totally charged, in comparison with 13 hours for the Galaxy Buds and 22 hours for the Galaxy Buds Plus.
The group awarded Samsung’s newest wi-fi earbuds with an eight out of ten in repairability. That’s not stunning contemplating previous Galaxy Buds have been among the extra repairable wi-fi earbuds iFixit had seen.