Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Mpow Flame SSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)||Mpow Flame S|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||✗|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|has aptx low latency||✗||✓|
|has aptx hd||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||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 liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance 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 the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), Mpow Flame S have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) has a lower liquid rating than Mpow Flame S
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
For a device to be true wireless it should 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 wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Mpow Flame S have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have sweat resistance
Mpow Flame S's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, what this means is that Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Mpow Flame S also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Mpow Flame S too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background noise while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Mpow Flame S, and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Mpow Flame S's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 6 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case is said to have 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.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Mpow Flame S too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
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 range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Mpow Flame S has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Mpow Flame S 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 can provide better results than other codecs at the same 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 iPad. 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 Mpow Flame S 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.
The Mpow Flame S support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Mpow Flame S support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Mpow Flame S support APTX Low Latency, a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag for example when playing games.
The Mpow Flame S support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Mpow Flame S too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is 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 the earbuds
The Mpow Flame S support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but would 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 they are removed from your ears .
The Mpow Flame S too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a find earbuds feature.
Mpow Flame S also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to locate them.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Mpow Flame S too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Mpow Flame S too support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
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.
Mpow Flame S too have a control panel on them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Mpow Flame S also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The 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 damage them.
Mpow Flame S also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.