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||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IP67|
|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||9.2mm||6mm|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first number 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.
Compared to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a lower dust resistance than LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by -6.3g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC making both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces background sounds while preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of 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 , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low recognizable frequencies 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 can make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and 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.
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 recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
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 device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
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 have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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.
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.
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 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 iPad. If you intend 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.
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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 be able to hear traffic.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without 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 comes in handy when 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 device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.