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.
|Category||Features||Marshall Minor III||Skullcandy Indy Fuel|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||27hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||✗|
|has aptx hd||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||✗|
|EXTRAS||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 rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Marshall Minor III's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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, Marshall Minor III has a lower liquid rating than Skullcandy Indy Fuel
Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g are heavier than the Marshall Minor III by of 49g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Marshall Minor III have sweat resistance
Skullcandy Indy Fuel'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 Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers, devices with stereo 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 tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
The Marshall Minor III have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, 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 usually 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 earbuds, 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 manufacturer, and 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 many 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 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel takes 0.3 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 1.2 hours
Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Marshall Minor III use 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 allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, 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.
The Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance to connect 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).
Marshall Minor III have 2 microphones.
Marshall Minor III support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Marshall Minor III, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have a control panel on them.
The Marshall Minor III support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III come with a special pouch. 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.