You know the AKG earbuds that come with every Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+? They’re not made by AKG. So, who made them? The truth is kinda murky, but we’d be alright with the overall feeling we have with these earbuds… if we didn’t have a clear idea of who’s responsible for what.

Is it really getting miffed over knowing that Samsung manufactured the earbuds while AKG tuned the things? How does that change the overall viewing frame we have for the Galaxy S8’s audio situation? Juan Carlos Bagnell sorts out his thoughts.




Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.

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