If you were looking for AirPods Pro alternative at a cheaper price then you are in for a treat. Samsung has just unveiled new AKG N400 earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and a better waterproof rating. These new earbuds are being touted as AirPods Pro killer. Are these new AKG N400 earbuds really an AirPods Pro killer? Let’s find out in a brief introduction below.
Introduction To New AKG N400 Earbuds
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus is beast of earbuds and they were believed to be a genuine AirPods Pro alternative at a cheaper price. But it didn’t have Active Noise Cancellation which was kind of a let-down for many people. However, this time Samsung did it right — they developed a product exactly what people wanted. The first and foremost selling point of these new earbuds is its Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) Capability. Furthermore, it comes with a better waterproof rating than AirPods Pro. AKG N400 feature IPX7 water-resistant rating which means you can dive as deep as 1 meter into the water and stay there for 30 minutes with your AKG N400 plugged into your ears. Whereas, AirPods Pro features IPX4 resistance which means they are splash proof only.
AKG N400 gives 6 hours of battery life, with the charging case offering another 6 for a total of 12 hours. On the other hand, AirPods Pro gives 5 hours of battery life (4.5 hours with ANC) but a longer 24 hours total with its charging case.
You control the AKG N400 via Capacitive touch panels same as AirPods Pro or Galaxy Buds. You can also control them with voice assistants like Siri and Google Assistant.
The company ship these gems with different sizes of tips, so you can choose between whatever size fits your ear the best. It also comes in three color choices — black, blue, or navy with gold accents.
They cost around $186 or £151. That’s about $60 less than the AirPods Pro.
AKG N400 is currently only available in South Korea. However, they are very soon to hit the US and European markets, despite the Corona Virus Pandemic.