Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Technics EAH AZ60See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||Technics EAH AZ60|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||8mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||25hours|
|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||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|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 refer to the level 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 represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of 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 of liquids 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, Technics EAH AZ60 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Technics EAH AZ60 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 better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Technics EAH AZ60, at 14g weigh more than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference of 2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Technics EAH AZ60 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Technics EAH AZ60's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Technics EAH AZ60 and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Technics EAH AZ60 too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Technics EAH AZ60 work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise while preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Technics EAH AZ60 driver unit is 8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1.2mm , 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 imply 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 audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Technics EAH AZ60's battery life is less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the 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 multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Technics EAH AZ60's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 5 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Technics EAH AZ60 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more 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 store.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Technics EAH AZ60 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Technics EAH AZ60 too have 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 enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Technics EAH AZ60 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Technics EAH AZ60 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. Because 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 iPad. 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.
The Technics EAH AZ60 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 Technics EAH AZ60 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
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 Technics EAH AZ60 microphones are 8, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Technics EAH AZ60 too have 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 while wearing them
The Technics EAH AZ60 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Technics EAH AZ60 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a 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 device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Technics EAH AZ60 also have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Technics EAH AZ60 too 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 following instruction manuals.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Technics EAH AZ60 too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Technics EAH AZ60 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.