LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX2||IP67|
|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||✗||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|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 rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. 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 resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by -6.9g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the two earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to combat vigorous movement, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. If applied rightly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 outcompete background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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 alters the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's case is said to have a charge of 22 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 2 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 17mAh
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 6 microphones.
While the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.