Samsung's Level U Pro Bluetooth headphones deliver better sound
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Samsung's Level U Pro Bluetooth headphones deliver better sound

Bluetooth Headsets
This is Samsung's Level U Pro, a hundred dollar around the neck wireless bluetooth headphone. It's similar design to LG's collar style bluetooth headphones. This is a noise isolating headphone, which means you jam the tips into your ear canal And seal out the outside world. That's different from the standard Level U, which has buds that sit loosely in your ears and let in a lot of sound. I like the comfort of the standard Level U better, but the sound on this Pro version is significantly better. It offers clear sound and stronger bass. I used it with both an iPhone 6S and a Galaxy S6 and all the volume and function buttons worked fine with both devices and I was able to answer and end calls without a problem. If you do have a Samsung phone, this does support Samsung's UHQ audio standard, which is supposed to provide ultra high quality audio over Bluetooth. The jury's still out on how much of a difference it actually makes. But the small plus to use the headset with one of Samsung's latest Galaxy phones. As for other extras, the headset is water-resistant and its ear tips adhere to each other magnetically to prevent them from flopping about when you're wearing them out of your ears. However, they don't retract like they do on some LG collar style headphones, which is a nice feature. Battery life is rated at nine hours for music playback. That's decent, though not exceptional. In all, I like this headphone. I thought it sounded good, was well designed, comfortable to wear, and performed well as a headset for making calls. My only gripes are that the buds themselves look a little cheap and plasticky. They would have liked if Samsung had included some sort of winged silicone tip so the buds would stay in place while I was running. But apart from that this is a solid in ear bluetooth headphone that is worth considering at its price point.

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