Beats Fit 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.
|Category||Features||Skullcandy Indy Fuel||Beats Fit Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||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||9.5mm|
|sound pressure level||105dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||27hours||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✗||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||✗||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✗||✓|
|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 refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP55, the Skullcandy Indy Fuel's rating is read as, the first value 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 the second number of 5 means 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 Skullcandy Indy Fuel, Beats Fit Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Beats Fit Pro has a lower liquid rating than Skullcandy Indy Fuel
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a weight of 57g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g are lighter than the Skullcandy Indy Fuel by -45.8g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Skullcandy Indy Fuel are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Beats Fit Pro too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to combat vigorous movement, they are best suited for sports and other physical activities. When applied rightly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel are resistant to sweat
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Beats Fit Pro and Skullcandy Indy Fuel have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Beats Fit Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Beats Fit Pro, and Skullcandy Indy Fuel have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a unit size of 6mm 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, its size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel by 3.5mm , as many tend to believe 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 mean that they produce better quality sound.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is 3 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is more than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening 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 manufacturer, and the Skullcandy Indy Fuel's case is said to have a full charge of 27 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.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel by 6 hours
It requires 0.3 hours to fully charge the Skullcandy Indy Fuel'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, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Beats Fit Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Skullcandy Indy Fuel . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Beats Fit Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Beats Fit Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Beats Fit Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Beats Fit Pro 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 thirty minutes.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro too have this function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Beats Fit Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Beats Fit Pro 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 Skullcandy Indy Fuel have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Beats Fit Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Beats Fit Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.