Samsung AKG N400 TWS earbuds with active noise cancellation and IPX7 rating launched

On: April 2, 2020

Samsung had launched the Galaxy Buds+ alongside the Galaxy S20 series in February this year. Now the South Korean brand has quietly announced a pair of truly wireless earbuds called AKG N400. The audio device packs features that are missing on the Galaxy Buds+. It will compete against truly wireless earbuds like Apple’s AirPods Pro. Let’s take a look at what the AKG N400 offers out of the box.

Samsung’s new TWS earbuds feature a wireless charging case

Samsung AKG N400 specifications and features

The AKG N400 TWS earbuds feature capacitive touch controls on each earbud to control music playback. Users can also trigger voice assistants like Bixby, Google Assistant and Siri. The earphones are equipped with an IPX7 water-resistant rating. Each earbud weighs 7.7 grams while the case adds another 65 grams. The AKG N400 can be availed in Black, White and Navy colour options with the last one featuring a dual-tone finish with gold accents. 

In terms of audio, Samsung’s AKG N400 earbuds are equipped with 8.2mm drivers with a frequency response of 10Hz-20KHz. There is a microphone on each earbud and AKG has used beamforming technology for better audio quality during voice calls. The truly wireless earbuds feature Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity with support for SBC and AAC codecs. The AKG N400 come with an active noise cancellation feature that blocks out the ambient noise. Users can customise the audio profile, ANC level and touch controls via a companion app. There is a TalkThru feature that lets users stay aware of their surroundings. 

The AKG N400 earbuds are capable of offering six hours of battery life on a single charge (five hours with ANC). The case can charge the earbuds once, increasing the battery life to 12 hours. The AKG N400 can be charged via a USB-C port present on the case. The case also supports wireless charging. 

Samsung AKG N400 pricing and availability

Samsung has priced the AKG N400 TWS earbuds at KRW 230,000 (~Rs 14,300) in South Korea. It is slightly more expensive than the Galaxy Buds+. At the moment, there is no word on the global availability of the earbuds.

Viraj Gawde

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