LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF 1000XM3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Sony WF 1000XM3|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip67||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||6mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|supports bluetooth pairing using nfc||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|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 level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP67, the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a weight of 17g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Sony WF 1000XM3 with a difference -11.3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Sony WF 1000XM3 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts 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 match vigorous movement, they are best suited for sports and other physical activities. If applied correctly, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Sony WF 1000XM3 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Sony WF 1000XM3 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. The Sony WF 1000XM3 and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
Sony WF 1000XM3 sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8, and Sony WF 1000XM3 have passive noise reduction which means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound can get , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Sony WF 1000XM3's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Sony WF 1000XM3's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have neodymium magnets, when used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
Sony WF 1000XM3'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 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 vendor, and the Sony WF 1000XM3's case is said to have a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 by 4 hours
It takes 3.5 hours to fully charge the Sony WF 1000XM3's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2.5 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in 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.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sony WF 1000XM3
Sony WF 1000XM3 support AAC, a codec that is 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 will work fine 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have 4 microphones.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, more than that of Sony WF 1000XM3 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Sony WF 1000XM3 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can 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 but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Sony WF 1000XM3 support the find earbuds feature.
Sony WF 1000XM3 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower 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, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint 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.
Sony WF 1000XM3 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Sony WF 1000XM3, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
The Sony WF 1000XM3 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 Sony WF 1000XM3 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through 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.
Sony WF 1000XM3 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.