LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sennheiser CX 500BTSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Sennheiser CX 500BT|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip67||ipX4|
|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||✗|
|sound pressure level||✗||94db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||10,000hz|
|lowest mic frequency||✗||100hz|
|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 given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Sennheiser CX 500BT'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 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT, 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Sennheiser CX 500BT by -6.3g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Sennheiser CX 500BT are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the two earbuds together.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have stereo speakers, what this means is that Sennheiser CX 500BT's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm 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 corellates with the loudness of the device.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that Sennheiser CX 500BT produce a juicier bass than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Sennheiser CX 500BT generate a clearer and crispier treble than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Sennheiser CX 500BT's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is 8 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 requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Sennheiser CX 500BT's case is said to have a full charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows 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, more than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT by 4 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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, newer than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sennheiser CX 500BT
Sennheiser CX 500BT support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sennheiser CX 500BT will work well with your iPad. If you intend 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Sennheiser CX 500BT have 4 microphones.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, more than that of Sennheiser CX 500BT by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10,000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when 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 jog but would still want to hear traffic.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are 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 improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Sennheiser CX 500BT support the find earbuds feature.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link 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.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Sennheiser CX 500BT, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a warranty period of 2 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.