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Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Marshall Minor IIISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, 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 protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating for solids indicates 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, Marshall Minor III have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Marshall Minor III has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Marshall Minor III, at 8g are lighter than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by -4g
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 cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Marshall Minor III also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Marshall Minor III's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Marshall Minor III also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III driver unit is 12mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2.8mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies 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 an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Marshall Minor III's battery life is less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 3 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 have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Marshall Minor III's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 5 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.
Marshall Minor III takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery capacity is 70mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Marshall Minor III also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Marshall Minor III too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators 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, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Marshall Minor III too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Marshall Minor III has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Marshall Minor III have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support AAC, a codec that is 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 the same 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 iPhone. 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.
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).
The Marshall Minor III support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
Marshall Minor III microphones are 2, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
Marshall Minor III have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Marshall Minor III too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just 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, this 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Marshall Minor III also have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III 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 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Marshall Minor III also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Marshall Minor III also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.