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Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro review: Great sounding earbuds with the smartest transparency mode

Samsung's Galaxy Buds 2 Pro offer excellent sound and a sleeker, lightweight design. Check out our review to learn more about these earbuds!


Samsung's been making wireless earbuds for many years, but it wasn't until last year's Galaxy Buds Pro did the South Korean tech giant really make a great pair of wireless earbuds. Before the Buds Pro, previous Samsung buds were unpolished, like those kidney bean-shaped Galaxy Buds Live which I liked, but had the world's most pointless "active noise cancellation" because the earbuds did not cover the wearer's ear canals at all.

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OnePlus Nord Buds CE Review: Excellent budget TWS with good sound

The OnePlus Nord Buds CE are the cheapest TWS earbuds from OnePlus, featuring an open-back design. Read our full review for more details.


Following the success of the Nord Buds, OnePlus has come out with another pair of Nord-branded earbuds. The new Nord Buds CE are OnePlus' cheapest truly wireless earbuds yet, and they pack a powerful punch. However, they're not simply recycled Nord Buds with the same design and a few missing features. Rather the Nord Buds CE are an entirely different beast. They ditch the ear tips for an open-back design which is both an advantage and disadvantage, depending on how you see it. At ₹2,299 (~$29), the OnePlus Nord Buds CE are one of the cheapest TWS on the market. I have been using them for over two weeks, and here's what I feel about them.