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Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Google Pixel Buds Pro
|Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|has aptx adaptive
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. 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 resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Google Pixel Buds Pro'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 Google Pixel Buds Pro, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a rating of IP57 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, Google Pixel Buds Pro has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a weight of 12.4g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, at 12g weigh less than the Google Pixel Buds Pro with a difference -0.4g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Google Pixel Buds Pro are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Google Pixel Buds Pro are resistant to sweat
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Google Pixel Buds Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Google Pixel Buds Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Google Pixel Buds Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Google Pixel Buds Pro and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your travel or that enhances your chill time.
Google Pixel Buds Pro sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro by 1.8mm , many people have a misconception 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Google Pixel Buds Pro'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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Google Pixel Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Google Pixel Buds Pro's measurement is 75dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro's battery life is 11 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is less than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro 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 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 Google Pixel Buds Pro's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Google Pixel Buds Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Google Pixel Buds Pro use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro
Google Pixel Buds Pro 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Google Pixel Buds Pro will work fine with your iPhone. 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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.
Google Pixel Buds Pro 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 Google Pixel Buds Pro have 6 microphones.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX microphones are 6, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Google Pixel Buds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Google Pixel Buds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another device.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Google Pixel Buds Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have a control panel on them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
Google Pixel Buds Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.