Google Pixel Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Google Pixel Buds Pro
|Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|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
|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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IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring 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 the second number of 4 means 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, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 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, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have a weight of 12.4g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh less than the Google Pixel Buds Pro with a difference -2.4g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Google Pixel Buds Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
The Google Pixel Buds Pro come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Google Pixel Buds Pro are resistant to sweat
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Google Pixel Buds Pro 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.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro and Google Pixel Buds Pro have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Google Pixel Buds Pro and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, and Google Pixel Buds Pro have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size determines the sound produced by the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both devices 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 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 component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Google Pixel Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this implies that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Google Pixel Buds Pro
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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.
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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is less than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Google Pixel Buds Pro by 9 hours
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 for the first time.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery capacity is 53mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Google Pixel Buds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Google Pixel Buds Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 provides 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 well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support it as well, LDAC, can automatically change to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Google Pixel Buds Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Google Pixel Buds Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would 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 .
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 easily find them in your bag, Google Pixel Buds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to locate them.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just 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.
Google Pixel Buds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Google Pixel Buds Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Google Pixel Buds Pro come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.