Samsung has launched the Galaxy Buds FE in its home country, South Korea. The company's most affordable wireless earbuds can now be purchased at a price of KRW 119,000 ($89), and they will be available starting October 18. Apart from Samsung Stores and Samsung.com website, the Galaxy Buds FE will also be available through 11th Street and Coupang.
As a part of its Early Bird promotion, Samsung is offering some benefits to those who buy the Galaxy Buds FE in South Korea between October 13 and October 18. Buyers will get a Happy Money Online gift certificate worth KRW 10,000, a 10% discount on the Samsung Care+ plan for the Galaxy Buds, and a 50% discount coupon for the Maeil Dairies case for the Galaxy Buds. Those who participate in the Best Reviewer Challenge after getting the Galaxy Buds FE will be offered a Starbucks Gift Coupon.
Galaxy Buds FE features
The Galaxy Buds FE features a single driver on each side with improved bass response. The wireless earbuds feature Bluetooth 5.2 LE with AAC, SBC, and SSC codecs. These new earbuds feature ANC (Active Noise Cancellation) and Ambient Mode, and all these things can be controlled using the Galaxy Wearable app. The Galaxy Buds FE also supports Auto Switch between Samsung products signed into the same account.
The earbuds are IPX2-rated for sweat resistance and have touch-sensitive controls. They also feature wear detection sensors for automatically pausing music when they're removed from the ears. While the case doesn't have wireless charging, it has a USB Type-C port with fast charging capabilities. With ANC turned off, they can last up to 8.5 hours on a single charge and 30 hours with the case.