Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP57|
|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||9.2mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3dB/mW||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, Beats Fit Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Beats Fit Pro has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g are lighter than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by -0.8g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds .
The Beats Fit Pro come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 Beats Fit Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and morning travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Beats Fit Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.3mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Fit Pro's measurement is 101.3dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Beats Fit Pro have neodymium magnets, if used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Beats Fit Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Beats Fit Pro's battery power is 55mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 15mAh
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
While the Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Beats Fit Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Beats Fit Pro 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 still want to hear traffic.
The Beats Fit Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Beats Fit Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro 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 is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Beats Fit Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another connected device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro also have a control panel on them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Beats Fit Pro have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 Years .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Beats Fit Pro too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.