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Specifications

Design

Colors
  • Galaxy Buds Live in Mystic Bronze

    Mystic Bronze

  • Galaxy Buds Live in Mystic White

    Mystic White

  • Galaxy Buds Live in Mystic Black

    Mystic Black

Dimensions & Weight
  • A line drawing of a pair of Galaxy Buds Live
    Earbud

    Dimensions: 16.5 x 27.3 x 14.9mm
    Weight: 5.6g

  • A line drawing of top view charging case. A line drawing of side view charging case
    Charging Case

    Dimensions: 50.0 x 50.2 x 27.8mm
    Weight: 42.2g

Performance

Chipset
BCM 43015
OS
RTOS
Technology
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • Bixby voice wake-up

    *Bixby service availability may vary by country, carrier, and device.
    *Galaxy Buds Live must be connected to a smart device with a data network or Wi-Fi connection to fully operate Bixby features; Samsung Account login also required.
    *Availability of Bixby features and content providers may vary by country or language; Bixby only recognizes certain accents and dialects of English (UK), English (US), French (France), German (Germany), Italian (Italy), Korean (South Korea), Mandarin Chinese (China), Spanish (Spain) and Portuguese (Brazil). Other languages to be supported.

Connectivity
  • Bluetooth : 5.0
  • BT Profile : HFP, A2DP, AVRCP
  • Codec : SBC, AAC, Scalable (Samsung proprietary)

*Scalable Codec is Samsung’s proprietary codec which offers users a stable Bluetooth Connection, even over ambient Wi-Fi Interference.
Scalable Codec also supports UHQ(24bit&96Hz) Audio streaming over Bluetooth on Samsung Mobiles supporting Android 7.0 and above in stable wireless connection condition.

Battery
  • Play time
    • 5.5h / TTL 20h

      *ANC & Bixby voice wake-up ON

    • 6h / TTL 21h

      *ANC or Bixby voice wake-up ON

    • 8h / TTL 29h

      *ANC & Bixby voice wake-up OFF

  • Talk time
    • 4.5h / TTL 17h (ANC ON)
    • 5.5h / TTL 19h (ANC OFF)

    *Based on internal testing. Audio playback time tested by pairing a pre-production Galaxy Buds Live to a recently released Galaxy smartphone with settings. Actual battery life and charging time may vary by usage conditions, number of times charged and many other factors.

  • Quick charging 60min play / 5min charging
    (Wired, Wireless, D2D)
  • *Play time may vary based on settings.
    *The compatibility of Galaxy Buds Live with the Wireless PowerShare function is on Galaxy Note20 series, Z Fold2, S20 series, Z Flip, Note10 series, S10 series, and Fold. If the smartphone's battery power is less than 30%, Wireless PowerShare may not function.
    *Actual battery life and charging time may vary by usage conditions, number of times charged, and many other factors.

Sensor
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Hall, Touch, Grip, Voice Pickup Unit
Compatibility
  • Android

    Devices running Android 5.0 or higher, with over 1.5GB of RAM.

  • iPhone

    iPhone7 or later, running iOS 10 or higher.
    Some features may not be available on non-Samsung devices.

Controls

Tap
  • Single tap

    Idle

    Play

    Music

    Pause
  • Double tap

    Music

    Next song

    Call

    • Incoming call: Receive a call
    • During call: End a call
    • Incoming 2nd call: Put current call on hold & Receive incoming call
    • Multiple calls: Put current call on hold & Activate held call
  • Triple tap

    Music

    Previous song
Touch
& hold
  • 1 sec

    Idle

    Activate user-set function
    in the app

    Call

    Incoming call / Incoming 2nd call: Reject a call / Reject 2nd call
  • 3 sec

    While wearing both earbuds

    Pairing mode

*The Touch & hold feature can be used during calls if set to adjust ANC or volume.

In the Box

Galaxy Buds Live
  • Earbuds
  • Charging Case
  • Wingtips
  • Charging Cable
  • Quick Start Guide