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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.

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.

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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5 weeks ago

Agreed. Whenever I see people wear them, they scream douchebag.


At you?
Rating: 72 Votes
5 weeks ago

Again, irrelevant product because people with AirPods want iOS.

Those also look stupid.

AirPods look fugly.
Rating: 35 Votes
5 weeks ago
Airpods. Galaxy buds. Somewhere a marketing firm is laughing about how much money they were paid to come up with these terrible names.
Rating: 28 Votes
5 weeks 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.



Rating: 25 Votes
5 weeks ago
Again, irrelevant product because people with AirPods want iOS.

Those also look stupid.
Rating: 17 Votes
5 weeks ago

AirPods look fugly.


Agreed. Whenever I see people wear them, they scream douchebag.
Rating: 17 Votes
5 weeks ago

The capability and popularity of the AirPods cannot be understated, but man do I still loathe that design. It looks like a couple of antennas sticking out of your ear.


What, and wires dangling out of your ears looks less weird, does it? :rolleyes:
AirPods look exactly the same as the wired earphones, but with the wires removed – wired versions only appear to look less weird because you're more used to them...
Rating: 13 Votes
5 weeks ago
I mean, they’re available in black at least...
Rating: 12 Votes
5 weeks ago

Says you....lol

Samsung is a copy shop. They have no shame, including the suckers who buy their knockoff products.

I’m curious, are u wearing a Bolex watch? smh

Yes except they had a smart watch and wireless ear buds before the Apple Watch or AirPods.
Rating: 11 Votes
5 weeks ago
they make airpods actually look good
Rating: 11 Votes

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