Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Marshall Minor IIISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Marshall Minor III|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||9.5mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3db/mw||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx hd||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Marshall Minor III's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Marshall Minor III, Beats Fit Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g weigh more than the Marshall Minor III by of 3.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
The Beats Fit Pro come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Marshall Minor III have sweat resistance
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Beats Fit Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Beats Fit Pro have ANC enabling 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 sounds.
Beats Fit Pro stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
The Marshall Minor III driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the device.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 2.5mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Fit Pro's measurement is 101.3dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Fit Pro have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high SPL, using high magnetic flux.
Marshall Minor III's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is more than that of Marshall Minor III by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Marshall Minor III's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Beats Fit Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 0.5 hours
Beats Fit Pro's battery capacity is 55mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Marshall Minor III have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Marshall Minor III have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Marshall Minor III . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
Beats Fit Pro support AAC, a codec 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 the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Beats Fit Pro will work well with your iPhone. 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 Marshall Minor III support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Beats Fit Pro have a latency of 70ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Marshall Minor III have 2 microphones.
Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Beats Fit Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Beats Fit Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Marshall Minor III have 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 Beats Fit Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Beats Fit Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Beats Fit Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro also have this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Marshall Minor III, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Beats Fit Pro also have a control panel on them.
Beats Fit Pro have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The Marshall Minor III support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Beats Fit Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Marshall Minor III come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Beats Fit Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.