Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee 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||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro||Skullcandy Indy Fuel|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||13mm||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||✗|
|MICROPHONE||has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||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 offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's rating is read as, the first number 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.
Compared to the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a weight of 57g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds .
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro are resistant to sweat
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices good 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.
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro'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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the sound made by the device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 7mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component makes high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, these last longer 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 have to charge the device less often.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 6 hours . Each 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 vendor, and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro'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 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 2 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 1.7 hours
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a control panel on them.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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 support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.