Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP67|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||6mm|
|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||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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, 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 (water).
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.
Compared to the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a weight of 5.7g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are heavier than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 with a difference of 6.9g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too are dustproof and water-resistant, thus preventing water and dust from entering the interior of the devices keeping the interior components safe
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have stereo speakers, what this means is that LG Tone Free Fit TF8's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your chill time.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds well as preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 5mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is less than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8's case has a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh. less than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 7mAh
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 will work well 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have 6 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The amount of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the microphone can recognize.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.