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 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP67|
|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|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✗||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||✗||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 is the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring 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, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
The 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 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 wires connecting any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds .
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are commonly used 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 fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, what this means is that Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) 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 as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) sit tightly in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
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 playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case is said to have a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge 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 requires 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
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 indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
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.
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. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) will work well with your iPhone. If you intend 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have 6 microphones.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
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.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a find earbuds feature.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very 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 thirty minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a control panel on them.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.