Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ First to feature Bluetooth 5.0 and bundled with AKG Earbuds

Listening to music will be an important task on the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. In the sales package, both the smartphones will include new AKG Earbuds made by a leading Harman brand (Samsung owned the company just a few months ago). Harman AKG earphones is a high-end products, built with noble materials – metal body, in-ear design, anti-tangle cable – worth $99.

akg earbuds

Samsung has decided to stick with the 3.5mm audio jack, it makes perfect sense for the company to provide AKG Earbuds that can make full use of the feature and distinguish its flagship from that of Cupertino-based company.

New high-performance AKG headphones by Harman, offering uncompromised audio for unbeatable sound quality. These earphones will have a comfortable hybrid canal fit for better noise cancellation and will be made from anti-tangle metal-fabric material,” according to the company.

(Also see all new Accessories for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus)

But the interesting news has not only passed the 3.5 mm jack. In fact, Galaxy S8 series one of the first smartphones to include the next-generation Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, which allows us to connect two devices simultaneously. A pretty good trick that opens the door to novel sound combinations, as well as a renewed simplicity of sharing your favorite music with friends. The volume can be adjusted independently.

Galaxy S8 Bluetooth 5 0

Both Bluetooth 5.0 devices to launch in the market with the newest Bluetooth version that brings along a lot of advantages over the others. Bluetooth 5.0 was announced last December and the Bluetooth SIG touts it to bring 2x faster speeds and 4x better range than the previous version. Bluetooth 5.0 has increased bandwidth of up to 2Mbps and up to 8 times better broadcasting message capacity.

(Also see Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Price & Availability)

Another interesting thing to note is the two times faster bandwidth and four times better range is applicable when working in low-energy mode too, which is the case with most accessory devices. This essentially means that you’ll be able to remain connected to your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, even if you are up to 800 feet away. Also, Bluetooth 5.0 audio able to travel on two wireless devices at the same time, something that wasn’t possible before.

About Ankeet Solanki

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