Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP67|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||25dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||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|
IP ratings is the level 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 refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by -5.3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate 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 match vigorous movement, they come in handy for sports and other physical activities. If applied as directed, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too are dustproof and water-resistant, which means that they can prevent water and dust from entering the interior of the devices keeping the interior components safe
Samsung Galaxy Buds 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.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for flights and morning travels. The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro sit well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a unit size of 10mm 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 earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 4mm , a common assumption 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's case is said to have a full charge of 18 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 2 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh. more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 7mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement 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, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support AAC, a codec that is 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 2 Pro will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have 6 microphones.
While the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 still want to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
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.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.