Energy Sistem Sport 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF 1000XM4See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Energy Sistem Sport 5||Sony WF 1000XM4|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||14mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/mW|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✓|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|has aptx low latency||✓||✗|
|has aptx hd||✓||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|highest mic frequency||10000Hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||100Hz||✗|
|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 is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Energy Sistem Sport 5'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 Energy Sistem Sport 5, 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
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a weight of 18g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Sony WF 1000XM4, at 7.1g weigh less than the Energy Sistem Sport 5 by -10.9g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Energy Sistem Sport 5 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Sony WF 1000XM4 also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 are resistant to sweat
Sony WF 1000XM4's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have an earbud foam, which implies that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Energy Sistem Sport 5's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Sony WF 1000XM4, and Energy Sistem Sport 5 have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a unit size of 14mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Sony WF 1000XM4 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Energy Sistem Sport 5 by 8mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies 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
The Energy Sistem Sport 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sony WF 1000XM4's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that Sony WF 1000XM4 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Energy Sistem Sport 5
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Sony WF 1000XM4's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have it too, devices with these magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. It is also known that they have more bass and clearer high notes.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery life is more than that of Energy Sistem Sport 5 by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Energy Sistem Sport 5's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Sony WF 1000XM4's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Energy Sistem Sport 5 by 4 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Energy Sistem Sport 5's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Sony WF 1000XM4 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Energy Sistem Sport 5
Energy Sistem Sport 5's battery power is 40mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery power is 40mAh. equal to that of the Energy Sistem Sport 5
Sony WF 1000XM4, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers 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 Energy Sistem Sport 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Energy Sistem Sport 5
Energy Sistem Sport 5 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since 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 Energy Sistem Sport 5 will work fine 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 AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Sony WF 1000XM4 support it as well, LDAC, can automatically change to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Energy Sistem Sport 5 support APTX Low Latency, a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag for example when playing games.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 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).
Sony WF 1000XM4 support APTX HD too.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Sony WF 1000XM4 have a latency of 40ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have 2 microphones.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 microphones are 4, more than that of Energy Sistem Sport 5 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 microphone sensitivity is measured at -42dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can pick up.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are best for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Energy Sistem Sport 5 support the find earbuds feature.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have a control panel on them.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.