Google Pixel Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Google Pixel Buds Pro||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ip67|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||75db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Google Pixel Buds Pro's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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 Google Pixel Buds Pro, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Google Pixel Buds Pro
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a weight of 12.4g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g are lighter than the Google Pixel Buds Pro with a difference -6.7g
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 matter since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have wingtips, by resting against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to match vigorous movement, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. If applied as directed, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Google Pixel Buds Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Google Pixel Buds Pro sit tightly in place, creating a sound covering that reduces your environment noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro by 5mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate 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 device produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Google Pixel Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce 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 before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is less than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the Google Pixel Buds Pro's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8'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 fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Google Pixel Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro
Google Pixel Buds Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Google Pixel Buds Pro will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have 6 microphones.
While the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Google Pixel Buds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 jog but still want to hear traffic.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 be found in your bag, Google Pixel Buds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Google Pixel Buds Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call without missing notifications from another device.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Google Pixel Buds Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.