Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5iSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Huawei FreeBuds 5i|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.5mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3dB/mW||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||20.5hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes 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 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5i, Beats Fit Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a weight of 9.2g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g are heavier than the Huawei FreeBuds 5i with a difference of 2g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5i are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Beats Fit Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i are resistant to sweat
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Beats Fit Pro and Huawei FreeBuds 5i have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i stay well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both Beats Fit Pro, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce 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.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 0.5mm , 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 deliver better quality sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5i can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Beats Fit Pro
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Fit Pro's measurement is 101.3dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Beats Fit Pro have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery life is 7.5 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.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 0.5 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.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's case is said to have a charge of 20.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 0.5 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Beats Fit Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery capacity is 55mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Beats Fit Pro's battery power is 55mAh. equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Beats Fit Pro support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Beats Fit Pro will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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, providing high-resolution audio.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a latency of 94ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Beats Fit Pro have a latency of 70ms. In the audio field, latency is another word for a delay.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have 4 microphones.
The Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Beats Fit Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i microphone sensitivity is measured at -47dBV/Pa. The magnitude of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Beats Fit Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Beats Fit Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i support the find earbuds feature.
Beats Fit Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to find them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Beats Fit Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link 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 Beats Fit Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call without missing notifications from another device.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro also have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Huawei FreeBuds 5i, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Beats Fit Pro too have a control panel on them.
Beats Fit Pro 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Beats Fit Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.