LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 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||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP67||IP57|
|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||9.2mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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||✓||✗|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
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, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher dust resistance than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -6.3g
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 cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the two 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 the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC 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 noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces your environment noise while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce 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, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 3.2mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates 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 means that both devices can produce equal treble
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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case has a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2mAh
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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. 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine 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 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.
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).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 background sounds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be 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. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 without missing notifications coming from another device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.