Pictured in different colors a few weeks back, the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro (previously expected to be called Buds Pro 2) is probably the most mysterious product slated to be unveiled on Samsung’s next big Unpacked event on August 10 in terms of new features and upgrades over the existing Galaxy Buds Pro and Buds 2.
That said, there are now two (equally reliable) sources pointing to a higher price tag for these bad guys than either of the aforementioned predecessors, which clearly means something will be greatly improved.
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That would make the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro $30 and a whopping $80 more expensive than the first generation Buds Pro and the second-generation non-Pro Galaxy Buds, respectively, at least for starters and when bought separately from, say, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 powerhouses.
Perhaps more importantly, a $230 price tag could put these puppies dangerously close to Apple’s industry-leading AirPods Pro… in retail, not to mention the deals and discounts that have come close incredibly frequent in recent months.
Of course, the AirPods Pro 2 are also reportedly around the corner (finally), and with a ton of transformative and even With a few potentially groundbreaking upgrades on deck, Apple’s next big noise-cancelling earbuds could hit around $300 at launch sometime this fall.
The Apple Watch Series 8 rival Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro meanwhile get (even more) confirmation in terms of chromaticism, with the following color breakdown now essentially etched in stone:
- 40mm Galaxy Watch 5 – Gold, Gray & Silver (aka Pink Gold, Graphite & Silver)
- 44mm Galaxy Watch 5 – Blue, Gray and Silver (aka sapphire, graphite and silver)
- Galaxy Watch 5 Pro – Black and Gray (aka Black Titanium and Gray Titanium)