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Galaxy Buds: How to order Samsung's AirPods alternative

Samsung's answer to the AirPods is official. Here's how you can get a pair of your own.


Samsung's Galaxy Buds are intriguing. The completely wireless earbuds have six-hour battery life, seamless pairing, Bixby or Google Assistant built-in and can be wirelessly charged  -- including from the back of the Galaxy S10. Talk about cool.

Colorful earbuds

Samsung has three colors for the Galaxy Buds. White, black and an unapologetically bright yellow.

How much will they cost?

The Galaxy Buds will cost $129, or if you preordered a Galaxy S10 or S10 Plus, you should have received a pair for free.

You can read more about the limited-time promotion on Samsung's website here.

When can I get them?

Starting Friday, March 8, 2019.

How do I order them?

No matter how I search, I cannot find the Galaxy Buds listed for sale on Samsung's website. Instead, I have had to use the Shop Samsung Android app in order to add the earbuds to my cart. Outside of checking with your wireless carrier, the Shop Samsung app appears to be the best way to purchase Galaxy Buds at the moment.

Originally published Feb. 20, 2019.
Update, Mar, 8: Updated with availability.