Samsung has quietly released a new pair of wireless neckband earbuds in South Korea, Levant – and other markets – called the Level U2. They’re the sequel to the original Level U but in case it doesn’t ring a bell, it might be due to the fact that it’s been more than five years since their debut. The Level U2 earbuds with ergonomically designed ear tips and 12mm drivers. The earbuds are also touted to deliver balanced sound over Bluetooth using the proprietary Samsung Scalable Codec technology. The Samsung Level U2 is also claimed to provide up to 18 hours of continuous music playback time on a single charge.
Samsung Level U2 price, availability details
Samsung Level U2 price has been set at KRW 55,000. The earbuds are available for purchase in the South Korean market, as reported by SamMobile. There is a KRW 2,000 discount specifically for Samsung Members. Details about the global launch of the Samsung Level U2 are yet to be revealed.
Samsung Level U2 specifications
As per the information available on the Samsung Levant website, the Samsung Level U2 comes with 12mm drivers that have an impedance of 32 ohms and a frequency response of 20,000Hz. The earbuds also feature a built-in microphone and come with Bluetooth connectivity. Further, there are four physical buttons that enable features including call to receive as well as mute/ reject the call.
The Samsung Level U2 includes a USB Type-C port for charging. The earbuds carry an inbuilt battery pack that can last for up to 18 hours.
Samsung is introducing a new design of eartips that is claimed to help you listen to music for longer hours. The neckband is also designed in a way that it can sit comfortably at your preferred angle, according to the company. In terms of dimensions, the Level U2 measure 146x39x170mm and weigh 41.5 grams.
The original Samsung Level U neckband earbuds were released in numerous markets more than five years ago, so there’s no guarantee that Samsung will treat the Level U2 launch the same way half a decade later. Nevertheless, given that the product is already available outside of South Korea, it will likely reach additional markets soon. Whether this will happen in time for the holiday shopping season remains to be seen.
Obviously, a lot has changed over the past five years and TWS (totally wireless solutions) has taken over the market. Samsung’s focus is now on the Galaxy Buds series and the upcoming model that’s meant to accompany the Galaxy S21 on stage early next year. On the other hand, the Level U series has great battery life and a lower price, so it should be a welcomed addition to the market.