Sony WF 1000XM4See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX EarbudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the BLX Earbuds'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.
In comparison to the BLX Earbuds, Sony WF 1000XM4 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
BLX Earbuds have a weight of 44.5g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Sony WF 1000XM4, at 41g are lighter than the BLX Earbuds by -3.5g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, BLX Earbuds are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Sony WF 1000XM4 also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the two earbuds .
BLX Earbuds have sweat resistance
Sony WF 1000XM4's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
BLX Earbuds have stereo speakers, what this means is that BLX Earbuds's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The BLX Earbuds stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Sony WF 1000XM4 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
BLX Earbuds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Sony WF 1000XM4's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
BLX Earbuds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sony WF 1000XM4's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that Sony WF 1000XM4 generate a clearer and crispier treble than the BLX Earbuds
Sony WF 1000XM4 have neodymium magnets, if used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high SPL, using high magnetic flux.
BLX Earbuds's battery life is 4.5 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery life is more than that of BLX Earbuds by 3.5 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the BLX Earbuds's case is said to have a charge of 13.5 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.
Sony WF 1000XM4's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, more than that of BLX Earbuds by 2.5 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the BLX Earbuds's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Sony WF 1000XM4 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of BLX Earbuds by 0.5 hours
BLX Earbuds's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Sony WF 1000XM4, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The BLX Earbuds 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.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
The BLX Earbuds 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.
Sony WF 1000XM4 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of BLX Earbuds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The BLX Earbuds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony WF 1000XM4 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 Sony WF 1000XM4 will work well with your iPhone. 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 Sony WF 1000XM4 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, which provides high-resolution audio.
BLX Earbuds have 2 microphones.
While the Sony WF 1000XM4 microphones are 4, more than that of BLX Earbuds by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Sony WF 1000XM4 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Sony WF 1000XM4 support the find earbuds feature.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 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.
The BLX Earbuds have a multipoint of 1 connections, this feature allows you to link 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 Sony WF 1000XM4 support multipoint count of 1, equal to that of the BLX Earbuds . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the BLX Earbuds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a control panel on them.
The BLX Earbuds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The BLX Earbuds come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.