Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.5mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3dB/mW||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), Beats Fit Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g are heavier than the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) with a difference of 0.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have sweat resistance
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Beats Fit Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Beats Fit Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) and Beats Fit Pro work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 1.5mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device produces high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Fit Pro's measurement is 101.3dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Fit Pro have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 3 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Beats Fit Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery capacity is 49.7mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Beats Fit Pro's battery power is 55mAh. more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 5.3mAh
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Beats Fit Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) will work well with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Beats Fit Pro support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Beats Fit Pro have a latency of 70ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have 6 microphones.
The Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Beats Fit Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Beats Fit Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Beats Fit Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support the find earbuds feature.
Beats Fit Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you locate them.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Beats Fit Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Beats Fit Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another connected device.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Beats Fit Pro also have a control panel on them.
Beats Fit Pro have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Beats Fit Pro also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.