Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Audio Technica ATH TWX9|
|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||5.8mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3db/mw||102db/mw|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||18.5hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||16,000hz|
|lowest mic frequency||✗||100hz|
|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 level of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Audio Technica ATH TWX9'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 Audio Technica ATH TWX9, 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
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have a weight of 10.8g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g weigh more than the Audio Technica ATH TWX9 by of 0.4g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Audio Technica ATH TWX9 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 are resistant to sweat
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Beats Fit Pro and Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 sit well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both Beats Fit Pro, and Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Audio Technica ATH TWX9 by 3.7mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces 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 can produce equal bass
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Audio Technica ATH TWX9 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Beats Fit Pro
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Audio Technica ATH TWX9's measurement is 102dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Fit Pro's sound pressure level measurement is 101.3dB/mW. How loud something is can be considered differently by different persons, so we need to have a way of getting a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
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 generate music at quite a high SPL, using high magnetic flux.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9's battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is more than that of Audio Technica ATH TWX9 by 1 hours . Each 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Audio Technica ATH TWX9's case is said to have a full charge of 18.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Audio Technica ATH TWX9 by 2.5 hours
It takes 2.5 hours to fully charge the Audio Technica ATH TWX9's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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, less than that of Audio Technica ATH TWX9 by 1.5 hours
Beats Fit Pro's battery capacity is 55mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Audio Technica ATH TWX9 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Audio Technica ATH TWX9
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 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 Audio Technica ATH TWX9 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 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.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
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.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have 4 microphones.
While the Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Audio Technica ATH TWX9 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Beats Fit Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The amount of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can recognize.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9's highest mic frequency is 16,000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while 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 your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Beats Fit Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Audio Technica ATH TWX9 support the find earbuds feature.
The Beats Fit Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Beats Fit Pro 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 30 minutes.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 Beats Fit Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Audio Technica ATH TWX9 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Audio Technica ATH TWX9, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The 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.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Beats Fit Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Audio Technica ATH TWX9 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.