Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Technics EAH AZ60See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro||Technics EAH AZ60|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||8mm|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||8only|
|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 liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
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 number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Technics EAH AZ60, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Technics EAH AZ60 have a weight of 14g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are lighter than the Technics EAH AZ60 by -1.8g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ60 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Technics EAH AZ60 are resistant to sweat
Technics EAH AZ60 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Technics EAH AZ60's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro and Technics EAH AZ60 have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
Technics EAH AZ60 stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, and Technics EAH AZ60 have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Technics EAH AZ60 have a unit size of 8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 3mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Technics EAH AZ60's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 0.5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the Technics EAH AZ60's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 4 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ60's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 1.48 hours
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Technics EAH AZ60 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have 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 enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Technics EAH AZ60 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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. 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 Technics EAH AZ60 will work well with your iPad. 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.
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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 Technics EAH AZ60 have 8 microphones.
While the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ60 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Technics EAH AZ60 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
The Technics EAH AZ60 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's 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 features are supported on the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a control panel on them.
Technics EAH AZ60 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Technics EAH AZ60 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.