Marshall Minor IIISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Echo Buds 3rd GenerationSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Marshall Minor III||Echo Buds 3rd Generation|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||12mm|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||14hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx hd||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||4only|
|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 level of protection given 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, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX2, the Echo Buds 3rd Generation's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
In comparison to the Echo Buds 3rd Generation, Marshall Minor III have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Marshall Minor III has a higher liquid rating than Echo Buds 3rd Generation
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have a weight of 10g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Marshall Minor III, at 8g weigh less than the Echo Buds 3rd Generation with a difference -2g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Echo Buds 3rd Generation are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Marshall Minor III also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Echo Buds 3rd Generation are resistant to sweat
Marshall Minor III's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Echo Buds 3rd Generation have stereo speakers, what this means is that Echo Buds 3rd Generation's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Marshall Minor III also have stereo speakers
Echo Buds 3rd Generation stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Echo Buds 3rd Generation have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III driver unit is 12mm in diameter, making both Marshall Minor III, and Echo Buds 3rd Generation similar in how loud their sound can get , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Echo Buds 3rd Generation's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Echo Buds 3rd Generation's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation'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 given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Marshall Minor III's battery life is less than that of Echo Buds 3rd Generation 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Echo Buds 3rd Generation's case is said to have a charge of 14 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Marshall Minor III's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Echo Buds 3rd Generation by 11 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
The Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Echo Buds 3rd Generation have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Marshall Minor III too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Marshall Minor III too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Marshall Minor III has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Echo Buds 3rd Generation . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Marshall Minor III have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Echo Buds 3rd Generation
The Marshall Minor III support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have 4 microphones.
Marshall Minor III microphones are 2, less than that of Echo Buds 3rd Generation by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Marshall Minor III support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Echo Buds 3rd Generation support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Marshall Minor III too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Marshall Minor III too have this function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Marshall Minor III also have a control panel on them.
Echo Buds 3rd Generation 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.
The Echo Buds 3rd Generation have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Marshall Minor III too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Echo Buds 3rd Generation come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Marshall Minor III also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.