Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee 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||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IP54|
|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||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||29hours|
|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||✗||✓|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of 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 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, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
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 move with.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g are lighter than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -2g
True wireless devices 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 a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC 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 sounds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your chill time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound made by the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1.8mm , 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 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 measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, 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 manufacturer, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case has a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 9 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 power is 70mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 17mAh
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 to connect via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 well with your iPhone. If you intend 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is 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 the earbuds
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. It's very 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.
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 switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.