Samsung Leaks Upcoming AirPods Competitor 'Galaxy Buds'

Samsung has leaked its upcoming wearables lineup through its Galaxy Wearable app for Android ahead of its February 20 event.

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Image credit: SamCentralTech

As spotted by Twitter account SamCentralTech, and reported by The Verge, the initial "pick your device" screen of the app reveals the names and marketing images for a new Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit fitness trackers, and Galaxy Buds.

Galaxy Buds are the least known of the three products, serving as Samsung's latest AirPods competitor. They won't be Samsung's first pair of truly wireless earphones, succeeding the Gear IconX in 2016, but rumors suggest they'll be able to charge wirelessly on the back of the upcoming Galaxy S10.

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Image credit: The Verge

As for the Galaxy Watch Active, the app reveals the bezel-less smartwatch will be available in a 40mm size in at least two colors.

Samsung will be hosting a media event on Wednesday, February 20 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where it is widely expected to unveil a trio of new Galaxy S10 smartphones alongside these wearables.

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Top Rated Comments

Jsameds Avatar
27 months ago
Agreed. Whenever I see people wear them, they scream douchebag.
At you?
Score: 73 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RowellE Avatar
27 months ago
Again, irrelevant product because people with AirPods want iOS.

Those also look stupid.
AirPods look fugly.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Scottsoapbox Avatar
27 months ago
Airpods. Galaxy buds. Somewhere a marketing firm is laughing about how much money they were paid to come up with these terrible names.
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AngerDanger Avatar
27 months ago
I see they’ve sprung for the more traditional design. I know people seem divided on this, but I've always preferred the parallel-running AirPod handles to the standard black lump design.



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Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
EvilEvil Avatar
27 months ago
AirPods look fugly.
Agreed. Whenever I see people wear them, they scream douchebag.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Baymowe335 Avatar
27 months ago
Again, irrelevant product because people with AirPods want iOS.

Those also look stupid.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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