Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP55, the Skullcandy Indy Fuel's rating for solids indicates 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 the second value of 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g are heavier than the JBL Tune 225TWS with a difference of 47.2g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have sweat resistance
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Tune 225TWS 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.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have stereo speakers
JBL Tune 225TWS stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size determines the sound made by the device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 6mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can 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.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's sound pressure level measurement is 105dB/mW. The sound pressure level, something is can be perceived differently by separate persons, so we need to have the means to get an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is 5 hours, 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 chanrgings.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening 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 vendor, and the JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a 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.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 7 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel takes 0.3 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1.7 hours
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
JBL Tune 225TWS use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Tune 225TWS 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 225TWS 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 JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
The JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
JBL Tune 225TWS come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.