Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)||BLX Earbuds Gen 1|
|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||11mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||13.5hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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), BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1, at 44.5g are heavier than the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) with a difference of 33.9g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are resistant to sweat
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) sit well in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both BLX Earbuds Gen 1, and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have passive noise reduction which means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1'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 measures if and how well a particular audio component makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The 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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery life is less than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 1.5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 vendor, and the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case is said to have a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's charging case has a battery life of 13.5 hours, less than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 10.5 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 for the first time.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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 power is 49.7mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery power is 40mAh. less than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 9.7mAh
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.1, older than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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 provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have 6 microphones.
While the BLX Earbuds Gen 1 microphones are 2, less than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a find earbuds feature.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
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.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have a control panel on them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.