Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Skullcandy Indy Fuel||BLX Earbuds Gen 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip55||ipX3|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✗|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||105db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||27hours||15hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✗||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||✗||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||✗||2only|
|EXTRAS||has in/on-ear detection||✗||✓|
|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 offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX3, the BLX Earbuds Gen 2's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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 up to 60° from vertical position for ten minutes.
Compared to the BLX Earbuds Gen 2, Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a rating of IP55 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, BLX Earbuds Gen 2 has a lower liquid rating than Skullcandy Indy Fuel
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have a weight of 43.94g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g weigh more than the BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by of 13.06g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Skullcandy Indy Fuel are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have sweat resistance
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that BLX Earbuds Gen 2's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have stereo speakers
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 stay tightly in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound made by the device.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Skullcandy Indy Fuel's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2's battery life is 6 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 have to charge the device less often.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the BLX Earbuds Gen 2's case has a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 12 hours
It requires 1.2 hours to fully charge the BLX Earbuds Gen 2's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel takes 0.3 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 0.9 hours
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.1, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 2 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have 2 microphones.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the BLX Earbuds Gen 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a control panel on them.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.