LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 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||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip67||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s rating for solids indicates 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), LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) has a lower liquid rating than LG Tone Free Fit TF8
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g are lighter than the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by -4.9g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are resistant to sweat
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8, and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without 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 the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 5mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce 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 given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not 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 the 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 several times before recharging the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 4 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh. more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 18.3mAh
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 that is 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 MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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) have a find earbuds feature.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another device.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 functions are supported on the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.