(Pocket-lint) - It looks like Samsung will announce the Galaxy Buds+ imminently, perhaps even next week alongside the company's next flagship smartphones.

An app for the earbuds recently became available on the Apple App Store as a preview, as spotted by CNET. To be clear, Samsung has yet to announce the Galaxy Buds+, so this app basically confirms they exist and are coming soon.

In December, evidence first emerged that Samsung's next true wireless earphones will be called the Galaxy Buds+, building on the platform of the first-generation Galaxy Buds and possibly adding active noise cancellation (ANC). This tiny snippet of information came from the ever-reliable Evan Blass (aka @evleaks on Twitter), and clearly framed the Galaxy Buds+ as AirPods Pro competitors.

Keep in mind Apple added ANC to the AirPods with the AirPods Pro.

Evleaks also shared a comparison of the Galaxy Buds and the Galaxy Buds+, complete with their prices, specs, and features:

Evleaks

The Galaxy Buds+ app description doesn't really detail the earbuds, although it says they work with iPhone 7 and devices running iOS 10 or later. Previous reports have suggested they will be able to run for 12 hours on a charge, which is twice the battery life of the last model.

Samsung's first-generation Galaxy Buds were among the most reasonably priced true wireless earphones launched in 2019. They shipped with a wireless charging case as standard at a price well below the AirPods 2 with wireless charging case.

Given how the true wireless market has shifted throughout the last year, it certainly makes sense for Samsung to get in on the ANC game.

Writing by Maggie Tillman.