LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Beats Studio Buds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP67||IPX4|
|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||6mm||8.2mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||100.5dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|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 level of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Beats Studio Buds, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, Beats Studio Buds has a lower liquid rating than LG Tone Free Fit TF8
The Beats Studio Buds have a weight of 5.1g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh more than the Beats Studio Buds by of 0.6g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Beats Studio Buds are resistant to sweat
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Beats Studio Buds sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8, and Beats Studio Buds have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds by 2.2mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds's measurement is 100.5dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Studio Buds'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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Beats Studio Buds's case is said to have a charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 4 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Beats Studio Buds by 0.5 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
Beats Studio Buds use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
Beats Studio Buds 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 Beats Studio Buds will work well with your MacBook. 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Beats Studio Buds have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Beats Studio Buds support the find earbuds feature.
Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Beats Studio Buds support 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another device.
The Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Beats Studio Buds, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.