Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Studio Buds||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||8.2mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||100.5dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||21hours|
|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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
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, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Beats Studio Buds have a weight of 5.1g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh more than the Beats Studio Buds by of 7.1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Studio Buds have sweat resistance
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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro and Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Beats Studio Buds stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, and Beats Studio Buds have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Beats Studio Buds have a unit size of 8.2mm 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 device, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds by 2.8mm , many people have a misconception 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
The Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, 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 before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of Beats Studio Buds by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Beats Studio Buds's case has a full charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 5 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Beats Studio Buds by 0.98 hours
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Beats Studio Buds support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
Beats Studio Buds 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 Beats Studio Buds will work well with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Beats Studio Buds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Beats Studio Buds support the find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Beats Studio Buds support 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 easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Beats Studio Buds come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.