LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Technics EAH AZ60See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ60||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP67|
|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||8mm||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✗||✓|
|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 is the rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ60's rating is read as, the first number 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 Technics EAH AZ60, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, Technics EAH AZ60 has a lower liquid rating than LG Tone Free Fit TF8
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a weight of 14g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g are lighter than the Technics EAH AZ60 with a difference -8.3g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ60 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Technics EAH AZ60 are resistant to sweat
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Technics EAH AZ60 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Technics EAH AZ60's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The Technics EAH AZ60 and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
The Technics EAH AZ60 stay well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Technics EAH AZ60 driver unit is 8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 2mm , a common assumption 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 mean that they deliver better quality sound.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
The Technics EAH AZ60's battery life is 7.5 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, 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 Technics EAH AZ60 by 2.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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.
This is given by the vendor, and Technics EAH AZ60's case has a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 Technics EAH AZ60 by 5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ60's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 1 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery capacity, 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 just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows 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 Technics EAH AZ60 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Technics EAH AZ60 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60
Technics EAH AZ60 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Technics EAH AZ60 will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning 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.
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.
Technics EAH AZ60 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have 8 microphones.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ60 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Technics EAH AZ60 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while 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 would still want to be able to hear traffic.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Technics EAH AZ60 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60 . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another device.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Technics EAH AZ60, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
Technics EAH AZ60 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Technics EAH AZ60 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds 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 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.