After the launch of the Samsung S20+ last February, Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ didn’t pack the punch it required. Now Samsung’s Sub-brand AKG has launched the N400 Truly Wireless with Active Noise Cancellation and Water Resistance.
Samsung AKG N400 TWS with ANC & IPX 7 Rating
The AKG N400 is a Truly Wireless Earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation and an IPX 7 rating. Although less appealing than the Apple Earpods Pro these do quite a good job in its price segment. These earbuds can provide a tough competition to the Sony WF-1000XM3 or the Sennheiser Momentum TW2.
Samsung AKG N400 Features:
These earbuds have an 8.2mm drivers and come with a selection of tips, including Comply foam tips. These tips can be changed to fit the user’s ears.
The earbuds also have Noise cancellation, which utilizes the 2 microphones present on the buds which create a distortion-free environment. The level can be controlled through Ambient Aware, a feature present in the application that comes to control the settings of the earbuds.
The Samsung AKG N400 earbuds provide an IPX7 water resistance i.e they can last up to 30 minutes under 1m of water. This is a great advantage over the Galaxy Buds which don’t offer any sort of IPX ratings.
The Earbuds on their own last 6 hours, 5 hours if the ANC feature is enabled, the case adds 6 more hours to the playback time. A mere 10-minute charge is enough for 1 hour of playback. The case supports wireless charging and has a USB-C port present for folks who want to charge it through their charging cable.
The Earbuds have support for gestures, tapping the right bud can skip tracks and answer calls with a tap and you can change the volume with a swipe while tapping the left earbud turns on TalkThru, a feature that helps you be aware of your surroundings. It also has support for various assistants with voice commands like Bixby, Google Assistant, and even Siri.
Samsung AKG N400 Price and Choice of Colors:
The AKG N400 is available in 3 color types, Black, Blue, and Navy. These buds are priced at KRW 230,000 which is $190 approx.