Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee 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||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Marshall Minor III|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||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||11mm||12mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||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 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 protection against liquids (water).
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 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.
In comparison to the Marshall Minor III, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 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, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh more than the Marshall Minor III with a difference of 2g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds .
Marshall Minor III are resistant to sweat
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have ANC 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 overcome background sounds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Marshall Minor III have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound made by the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 1mm , many people have a misconception 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 mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this implies that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Marshall Minor III
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 given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This 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 allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 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 when they have been in storage for long periods.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 0.5 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Marshall Minor III have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Marshall Minor III . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support AAC, a codec that is 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 a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 Redmi Buds 4 Pro support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
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.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Marshall Minor III have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Marshall Minor III, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too 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.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
Marshall Minor III come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.