LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip67||ipX4|
|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||11mm|
|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||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|
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP67, the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a weight of 5.7g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are heavier than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 with a difference of 6.5g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires 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 a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have stereo speakers, what this means is that LG Tone Free Fit TF8's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates 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 reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 5mm , many people have a misconception 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 3 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the LG Tone Free Fit TF8'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 recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 1 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery. It is recommended to charge fully 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 0.48 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery capacity, shows 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 just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-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.
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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 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 the same 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 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.
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).
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have 6 microphones.
While the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 without missing notifications from another device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.