Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Pro get hearing aid function in first update

Michail, 18 January 2021

Last week Samsung introduced its latest pair of TWS earbuds called Galaxy Buds Pro alongside the Galaxy S21 series. Now, the first software update for the earphones is out and it brings a hearing enhancement feature for users suffering from hearing loss.

Update changelog
Update changelog

In addition, both the left and right earbud get separate sound balance adjustment and Bixby voice wakeup responsiveness is improved. The new update comes with the R190XXU0AUA1 build number and is just 2.2MB in size. System stability and reliability are also improved.



Reader comments

  • ELK nairobi
  • 26 Feb 2021
  • fnE

It works for me. The ambient sound option has a volume control in the app that when set to high actually amplifies external sound via the Galaxy Bud Pro's microphones. Granted, the mics are there primarily for the noise-cancelling function, but ...

  • Jfl
  • 21 Jan 2021
  • 3v}

It is time that tws manufacturers improve hearings capabilities for olders customers, many of them with hearing problems and so giving them the opportunity to hear music with a greater sound experience by customising and individual TWS programming. ...

  • Anonymous
  • 19 Jan 2021
  • 47Q

This is not to enhance hearing like a hearing aid. It only allows you to make the sound coming from one bud louder or softer than the other. So you can balance the sound between your ears. The article misinterpreted the update. Or may...

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