Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II||Beats Fit 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||✗||9.5mm|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||21hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||✗|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II'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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, Beats Fit 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
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a weight of 12.5g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g weigh less than the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II with a difference -1.3g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Beats Fit Pro too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to combat vigorous movement, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When applied as directed, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II are resistant to sweat
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Beats Fit Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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 Beats Fit Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Beats Fit Pro, and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have passive noise reduction which implies that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm 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 determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is more than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's case is said to have a full charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 3 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have 8 microphones.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Beats Fit Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Beats Fit Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds 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, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support the find earbuds feature.
Beats Fit Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you find them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Beats Fit Pro too 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.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Beats Fit Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Fit Pro have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Beats Fit Pro also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.