OnePlus Buds Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes 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 of liquids that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
Compared to the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a weight of 9.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by of 0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound gets , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response inidcates 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 implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 make sound with a juicier bass than the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, OnePlus Buds Pro 2's measurement is 97dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case is said to have a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery power is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh. less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 7mAh
OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 will work well with your iPhone. 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.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
The 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a latency of 54ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
While the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The amount of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can recognize.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to find them.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another device.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option 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 you can still hear the other party talk.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a control panel on them.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.