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||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro||JBL Tune 225TWS|
|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||11mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||20hours|
|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||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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means 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 consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are heavier than the JBL Tune 225TWS with a difference of 2.4g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the pair of earbuds .
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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
JBL Tune 225TWS sit well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1mm , as many tend to believe 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 produce better quality sound.
The JBL Tune 225TWS'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.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
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 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 FlipBuds Pro's battery life is more 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 time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
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 allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge 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 requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 1.48 hours
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
JBL Tune 225TWS have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance to connect 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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 225TWS will work fine with your iPad. 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.
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.
While the 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 noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can 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 device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
JBL Tune 225TWS support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.