Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee 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||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Beats Studio Buds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||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||11mm||8.2mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||100.5dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||16hours|
|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|
IP ratings is the rank of protection given 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, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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 Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Beats Studio Buds have a weight of 5.1g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh more than the Beats Studio Buds with a difference of 4.9g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Beats Studio Buds are resistant to sweat
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers, what this means is that Beats Studio Buds's 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 Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Beats Studio Buds and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
The Beats Studio Buds sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down background noise well as preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, and Beats Studio Buds have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds by 2.8mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low audible frequencies 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 implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Beats Studio Buds
SPL, is the level of pressure 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 for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, 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 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 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 Beats Studio Buds by 13 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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 Beats Studio Buds by 0.5 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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 Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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. 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 fine with your MacBook. 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . More microphones result in 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 designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of 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 when wearing them
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but 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 removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Beats Studio Buds support the find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to locate them.
The Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Beats Studio Buds have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily 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 Beats Studio Buds . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another connected device.
Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a control panel on them.
Beats Studio Buds support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.