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 rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. 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 (sweat).
Scoring 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 value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared 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, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than Beats Fit Pro
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g weigh less than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -0.8g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
The Beats Fit Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation enabling 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 sounds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your chill time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Beats Fit Pro, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of 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 , many people have a misconception 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 mean that they produce better quality sound.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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 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 sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
The 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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
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 time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This 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 several 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 requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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 capacity is 70mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Beats Fit Pro's battery power is 55mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 15mAh
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies 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 enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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 range, 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.
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 provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work well with your iPad. If you are planning 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Beats Fit Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Beats Fit Pro 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 still want to hear traffic.
The Beats Fit Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Beats Fit Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro too support fast charging. This kind is 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect 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 Beats Fit Pro have a 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 coming from another connected device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Beats Fit Pro also have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Beats Fit Pro also have a control panel on them.
The 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 following 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 .
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Beats Fit Pro too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.