iFixit, an organization recognized for its tech product teardowns, has dissected Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Live wi-fi headphones. Despite not formally calling them Galaxy Beans, the phrase “bean” is definitely printed inside every earbud — which reveals that at one level or one other, the corporate was completely calling these earbuds the greens they resemble.
Comparing to different wi-fi earbuds like Apple’s AirPods Pro, iFixit factors out the Galaxy Buds Live should not arduous to pry open, and really a few of the best buds they’ve ever dissected. Inside, you possibly can clearly see “bean left” and “bean right” on the cable that connects the 2 halves of every earbud.
iFixit additionally discovered that the battery is a regular measurement and never too troublesome to interchange, however you’ll have to gently carry up the glued driver earlier than you possibly can pull the battery out. The Galaxy Buds Live makes use of a 3.7v CP1254 lithium-ion battery, a button battery that’s, sadly, troublesome to seek out online, in accordance with iFixit.
iFixit additionally found within the teardown that the Galaxy Buds Live’s wi-fi charging case features a 1.81 Wh battery, which it says is “substantially bigger than” the batteries present in wi-fi charging circumstances for each the Galaxy Buds and Buds Plus — which is smart given Samsung’s battery life claims. The firm says that the Galaxy Buds Live consists of as much as 29 hours of battery life when each the earbuds and charging case are absolutely charged, in comparison with 13 hours for the Galaxy Buds and 22 hours for the Galaxy Buds Plus.
The group awarded Samsung’s newest wi-fi earbuds with an eight out of ten in repairability. That’s not shocking contemplating earlier Galaxy Buds have been a few of the extra repairable wi-fi earbuds iFixit had seen.