Marshall Minor IIISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Marshall Minor III
|Skullcandy Indy Fuel
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|has stereo speakers
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|has aptx hd
|number of microphones
|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
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IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Marshall Minor III'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.
Compared to the Marshall Minor III, Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a rating of IP55 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a higher liquid rating than Marshall Minor III
The Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g weigh more than the Marshall Minor III by of 49g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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.
Marshall Minor III have sweat resistance
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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 separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel and Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers
Skullcandy Indy Fuel sit well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
The Marshall Minor III driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound produced by the device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 6mm , a common assumption 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.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Skullcandy Indy Fuel's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 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.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of Marshall Minor III by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Marshall Minor III's case has 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.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 2 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel takes 0.3 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 1.2 hours
The Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Marshall Minor III have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Marshall Minor III have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Marshall Minor III . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
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.
The Marshall Minor III have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Marshall Minor III, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have a control panel on them.
Marshall Minor III support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Marshall Minor III come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.