LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Marshall Minor IIISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Marshall Minor III|
|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||12mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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||✓||✓|
|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 offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Marshall Minor III's rating is read as, the first value 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.
Compared to the Marshall Minor III, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Marshall Minor III
Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g are lighter than the Marshall Minor III by -2.3g
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 cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Marshall Minor III are resistant to sweat
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers, what this means is that Marshall Minor III's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 sit well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
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 produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 6mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The Marshall Minor III'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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Marshall Minor III by 5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, 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 Marshall Minor III's case is said to have a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 5 hours
It takes 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 0.5 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Marshall Minor III support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Marshall Minor III have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Marshall Minor III . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being 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 , 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).
The Marshall Minor III have 2 microphones.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
Marshall Minor III have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
The Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty 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 seemlessly 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 feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 talk.
The Marshall Minor III, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a control panel on them.
Marshall Minor III support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.