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Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP55, the Skullcandy Indy Fuel's rating for solids indicates 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, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a higher liquid rating than Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a weight of 57g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, at 140g are heavier than the Skullcandy Indy Fuel by of 83g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Skullcandy Indy Fuel are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have sweat resistance
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the sound produced by the device.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 driver unit is 7mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel by 1mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate 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 device generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this implies that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 produce a juicier bass than the Skullcandy Indy Fuel
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, this implies that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Skullcandy Indy Fuel
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's sound pressure level measurement is 107dB/mW. The sound pressure level, something is can be perceived differently by separate people, so we need to have a way of getting a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is 3 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 have to charge the device less often.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's battery life is more than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel by 4 hours . Each 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Skullcandy Indy Fuel's case has a full charge of 27 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3'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 highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel by 1.2 hours
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support 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 movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Skullcandy Indy Fuel . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 will work well with your iPad. If you intend 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 Momentum True Wireless 3 have 6 microphones.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Skullcandy Indy Fuel, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a control panel on them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.