Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Skullcandy Indy Fuel||BLX Earbuds Gen 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||IPX4|
|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||13.5hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||✗||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||✗||2only|
|EXTRAS||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 offered by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the BLX Earbuds Gen 1's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1, 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 1 has a lower liquid rating than Skullcandy Indy Fuel
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a weight of 44.5g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g weigh more than the BLX Earbuds Gen 1 by of 12.5g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, BLX Earbuds Gen 1 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 are resistant to sweat
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices good 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 1 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel and BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have stereo speakers
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise while preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel, and BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound made by the device.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, 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.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery life is 4.5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 1 by 1.5 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing 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.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the BLX Earbuds Gen 1's case has a charge of 13.5 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 1 by 13.5 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery. It is recommended 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 1 by 0.7 hours
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have Bluetooth version of 5.1, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 1 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the BLX Earbuds Gen 1 will work well with your iPad. 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 1 have 2 microphones.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a control panel on them.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.