SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

[Updated] Leaked Galaxy Buds+ retail box confirms 2X battery life gains, dual drivers

General
By 

Last updated: February 7th, 2020 at 18:11 UTC+02:00

‘The Galaxy Buds+ will have better battery life than the ongoing model.’ You’ve probably heard this a couple of times before, but now this detail has been all but officially confirmed by Samsung.

Live photos detailing the Galaxy Buds+ retail package have been shared by @rquandt on Twitter ahead of the product’s unveiling scheduled for next week. Among some of the features described on the back of the box lies information about battery life and, you’ve guessed it, the Galaxy Buds+ are officially rated for up to 11 hours of music playback on a single charge.

That’s almost double the battery life of the ongoing Galaxy Buds

As we’ve reported before, Samsung seemingly achieved this by fitting a larger battery in both the Buds+ and the charging case. Each bud should now have an 85mAh battery, up from the 58mAh units that were used before.

This year, Samsung SDI wants to enter the coin cell battery market and supply key wearable manufacturers, including OEMs from China. Up until now, Samsung’s wireless headphones have been powered by batteries from third-party suppliers, but there is a chance that the Galaxy Buds+ have switched gears and feature in-house coin cells developed by Samsung SDI. This has yet to be confirmed, but we’ll find out more once the first disassembly videos make their way onto YouTube.

Other than that, the Galaxy Buds+ retail package confirms the Sky Blue color option we’ve been telling you about since last year, as well as the earbuds’ dual-driver audio setup. The box also details its contents including 3 sets of wingtips, 3 sets of earbud tips, a USB-C cable, a quick start guide, and the charging case.

Are you planning on getting the Galaxy Buds+ once they go live? Is the improved battery life a strong selling point for you, and what are your thoughts on the Sky Blue flavor? Join us in the comment section.

Update: The same source has now shared numerous hands-on photos with the contents of the box, namely the earbuds and the charging case. The photos show the Sky Blue color in more detail and offer a closer look at the less-obvious changes, such as the new ‘L’ and ‘R’ buttons inside the refreshed case. Take a look at the image gallery below.

General Galaxy Buds Plus
Load 7 comments

You might also like

Best Samsung Earbuds in 2022

Samsung recognized the growing popularity of earbuds and seriously started competing in this segment with the …

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 weeks ago

The latest update might finally be out for your Galaxy Buds+, Buds Pro …

The latest Galaxy Buds+ and Buds Pro firmware update has left South Korea two weeks after its debut. It’ …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 6 months ago

Galaxy Buds+, Buds Pro get wear detection during calls with new update …

Samsung has been excellent in rolling out new updates to its smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and even wire …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 months ago

You can still buy the Galaxy Buds+ for cheap in the USA to this day

Samsung seemingly discontinued the Galaxy Buds+ a couple of months ago. Although the Cosmic Black variant cont …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 8 months ago

New Galaxy Buds+ customers get six months of free Tidal Premium access

The last time we mentioned Samsung and Tidal in the same sentence was a few years ago when the Korean tech gia …

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 9 months ago

Galaxy Buds+ may have been discontinued

The Galaxy Buds+ were launched in early 2020, and they impressed a lot of people (including us), thanks to the …

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 10 months ago