Sony WF 1000XM4See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Soundpeats Mini ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sony WF 1000XM4||Soundpeats Mini Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX5|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||105db/mw||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||14hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|has aptx hd||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||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 refer to the rank of protection offered by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX5, the Soundpeats Mini Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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 Soundpeats Mini Pro, Sony WF 1000XM4 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Soundpeats Mini Pro has a higher liquid rating than Sony WF 1000XM4
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a weight of 9.94g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Sony WF 1000XM4, at 7.1g weigh less than the Soundpeats Mini Pro with a difference -2.84g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Soundpeats Mini Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Soundpeats Mini Pro have sweat resistance
Sony WF 1000XM4's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Soundpeats Mini Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have an earbud foam, meaning that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Soundpeats Mini Pro's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
Soundpeats Mini Pro 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 device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Soundpeats Mini Pro and Sony WF 1000XM4 work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Soundpeats Mini Pro sit tightly in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size determines the sound produced by the device.
Sony WF 1000XM4 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Soundpeats Mini Pro by 4mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Sony WF 1000XM4's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Sony WF 1000XM4's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Sony WF 1000XM4's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery life is 7 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery life is more than that of Soundpeats Mini Pro by 1 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 vendor, and Soundpeats Mini Pro's case has a charge of 14 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sony WF 1000XM4's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, more than that of Soundpeats Mini Pro by 2 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Sony WF 1000XM4 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro
Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery power is 45mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery power is 40mAh. less than that of Soundpeats Mini Pro by 5mAh
The Sony WF 1000XM4, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony WF 1000XM4 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro
Soundpeats Mini Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Soundpeats Mini Pro will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 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 1000XM4 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Soundpeats Mini Pro 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 Sony WF 1000XM4 support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Soundpeats Mini Pro have a latency of 60ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a latency of 40ms. In the audio field, latency is another word for a delay.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have 6 microphones.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 microphones are 4, less than that of Soundpeats Mini Pro by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Soundpeats Mini Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being 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 1000XM4 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Soundpeats Mini Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
Soundpeats Mini Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 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 thirty minutes.
Sony WF 1000XM4 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect 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.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a control panel on them.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Soundpeats Mini Pro come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.