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||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IP57|
|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||11mm||9.2mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||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||✓||✗|
|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 refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first value 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, 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, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh less than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking 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 linking the pair of earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of 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 earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces background sounds well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it changes 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 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
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 have to charge the device less often.
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 earbuds, 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.
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 enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging 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 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.
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 capacity 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
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, a 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.
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.
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. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides 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 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.
The 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can 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 what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
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 charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 30 minutes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint 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 having to 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 without missing notifications from another connected device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The 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 following instruction manuals.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.