LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||JBL Tune 225TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||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||6mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/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||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✗|
|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 level 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 say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP67, the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the JBL Tune 225TWS by -4.1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are resistant to sweat
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL Tune 225TWS's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
JBL Tune 225TWS stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 6mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 225TWS's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JBL Tune 225TWS'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 given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, 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 JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tune 225TWS use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
JBL Tune 225TWS 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
JBL Tune 225TWS support AAC, a codec 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 JBL Tune 225TWS 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.
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.
JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 just 30 minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
JBL Tune 225TWS come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.