Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance 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 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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 carry.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh less than the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II with a difference -0.3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work 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 tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background noise while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a unit size of 11mm 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 dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is more than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's case has a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 1.48 hours
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support AAC, a codec 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 the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have 8 microphones.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, less than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect 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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.