Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 225TWS||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||105dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds 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.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh more than the JBL Tune 225TWS by of 2.4g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds .
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.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
JBL Tune 225TWS stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce 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 audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This 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 multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1.48 hours
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL Tune 225TWS 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 case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The JBL Tune 225TWS use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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. Because 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 JBL Tune 225TWS will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' 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 earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 a problem with the connection.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
JBL Tune 225TWS come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.