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Momentum True Wireless 3
$180
$170
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Updated January 10, 2024·

Choosing between the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, consider your primary uses. For general music listening, both are strong contenders with good sound quality, comfort, and noise isolation, yet for gaming, the Sennheisers offer lower latency, which is crucial for synchronized audio. If you take calls or attend meetings, the Sennheiser's higher mic quality could benefit you. Conversely, if you seek buds for exercise, the Samsung's water and dustproof features may be a better fit. Additionally, Samsung's earbuds optimize for both Android and Apple devices, which may enhance your user experience. If battery life is vital, the Sennheisers lead with longer performance. Lastly, note that only the Samsung buds support wireless charging for convenient power-ups. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Music

8.0
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
7.3
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro is very good for music, while the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 is good.

Gaming

8.3
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
9.0
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 is excellent for gaming, while the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro is very good.

TV and Video

7.7
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
8.5
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 is very good for TV and video, while the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro is good.

Battery

4.8 Hours
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
7.0 Hours
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro has 4.8 hours of battery life. The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has 7 hours of battery life.
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Key similarities

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Phone Calls

7.0
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
6.7
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro to be good for phone calls, while the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 is only fair.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

8.4
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
8.0
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 are both very good for podcasts and audiobooks.

Noise Reduction

9.1
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
9.1
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 are both excellent for noise reduction.

Cost

$180
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
$170
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The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro has a price of $180 and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 costs $170.

Build Quality

9.0
Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Momentum True Wireless 3
8.9
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro to have excellent build quality, while the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has very good build quality.

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How the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3

GENERAL

Price
$180
$170
Brand
SamsungSennheiser
Form Factor
EarbudsEarbuds
Connectivity
WirelessWireless

SOUND

Music Score
8.1/107.3/10
Phone Calls Score
7.1/106.8/10
Gaming Score
8.4/109.1/10
TV and Video Score
7.8/108.6/10
Exercise Score
7.7/106.6/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
4.8 hours7 hours
Wireless charging
YesNo
Charging time
1.1 hours1.5 hours
Bluetooth version
5.25.2
Case Battery Life
1228

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
YesYes
Noise Reduction Score
9.1/109.1/10
Virtual Surround
YesNo
Android App
YesYes
iOS App
NoYes
Mic Quality
6.5/108/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
9/108.9/10
Comfort score
7.8/107.6/10
Size
MediumMedium
Weight (headset or single earbud)
5.5 grams5.8 grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better Sound Roughly equal
Better noise reduction Roughly equal
Better for calls Roughly equal
Better for musicSamsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Better for TVSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3
Better for gamingSennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3

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Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro

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Sound Guys

Jasper Lastoria | April 2023
"Consider the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro as your next pair of buds for its excellent active noise canceling (ANC) of low frequencies and comfortable fit. For Samsung users, the integration with your devices is handy and good for productivity."

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3

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Major HiFi

Alex Schiffer | May 2022
"With the Momentum True Wireless 3, Sennheiser cements itself yet again as one of the go-to brands for wireless sound quality. It has a fun and engaging sound signature that has great bass and a great stage, accomplishing what only some of the best Bluetooth earphones can, and that’s clarity."

About Samsung

Samsung is a multinational conglomerate with over 85 years of history. They are mostly known to consumers for their high-end smartphones and TVs, however they are invested in many other markets like semiconductors and automotive. Samsung owns Harman International which itself owns other audio specialized companies like Harman Kardon, JBL and AKG who help engineer most, if not all, of Samsung audio products of their Galaxy line.

About Sennheiser

A family-owned company, Sennheiser is a German, high fidelity, audio equipment manufacturer founded in 1945. Their consumer audio division is now owned by the Swiss hearing aid and cochlear implant manufacturer Sonova. Sennheiser offers a wide variety of, very high quality, audio equipment solutions, from headphones to earbuds, full sets of monitoring speakers, amplifiers and microphones. They also make what is widely regarded as the best, and most expensive, headphones in existence, the HE-1 Orpheus, costing a whopping $59,000 dollars.

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