Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Urbanista CopenhagenSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||Urbanista Copenhagen|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||115dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||24hours|
|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||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
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 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, Urbanista Copenhagen have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Urbanista Copenhagen has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
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 case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Urbanista Copenhagen also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Urbanista Copenhagen's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Urbanista Copenhagen have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Urbanista Copenhagen also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Urbanista Copenhagen driver unit is 12mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2.8mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Urbanista Copenhagen'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 device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Urbanista Copenhagen's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Urbanista Copenhagen's measurement is 115dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, 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 chanrgings.
Urbanista Copenhagen's battery life is equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Urbanista Copenhagen's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 4 hours
It requires 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery capacity is 70mAh, battery capacity, 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 put down on a supported charging pad.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Urbanista Copenhagen too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, 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 through a single cable.
Urbanista Copenhagen too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
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.
Urbanista Copenhagen 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.
Urbanista Copenhagen 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 the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Urbanista Copenhagen 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.
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.
Urbanista Copenhagen microphones are 4, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Urbanista Copenhagen too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is 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 while wearing them
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Urbanista Copenhagen have a find earbuds feature.
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 the earbuds.
The Urbanista Copenhagen support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Urbanista Copenhagen also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Urbanista Copenhagen 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Urbanista Copenhagen 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. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Urbanista Copenhagen too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Urbanista Copenhagen too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.