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.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro'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.
In comparison 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
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a weight of 57g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro are resistant to sweat
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, 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 to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel, and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a unit size of 13mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
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 , many people have a misconception 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable 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
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, 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.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's case has a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging 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 requires 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 when they have been in storage for long periods.
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 power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support 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 allows data movement 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support fast charging. It's very 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 30 minutes.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a mute function, they have the feature 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 device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, so you can 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 have 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 notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.