Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio Buds +See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ80||Beats Studio Buds +|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|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||10mm||8.2mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||100db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||17.5hours||27hours|
|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||✓||✓|
|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 rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ80's rating is read as, the first value 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.
In comparison to the Technics EAH AZ80, Beats Studio Buds + 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
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Beats Studio Buds +, at 6.1g weigh less than the Technics EAH AZ80 with a difference -7.9g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ80 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Studio Buds + also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Technics EAH AZ80 have sweat resistance
Beats Studio Buds +'s resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Technics EAH AZ80 have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Technics EAH AZ80 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Technics EAH AZ80's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Beats Studio Buds + also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Beats Studio Buds + too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Technics EAH AZ80 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces background sounds while preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Technics EAH AZ80 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds + driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1.8mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Technics EAH AZ80's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Beats Studio Buds +'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Technics EAH AZ80's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Studio Buds +'s highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Technics EAH AZ80 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Beats Studio Buds +
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds +'s measurement is 100dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Technics EAH AZ80'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.
Beats Studio Buds +'s battery life is more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1.5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and Technics EAH AZ80's case has a charge of 17.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Beats Studio Buds +'s charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 9.5 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ80's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Beats Studio Buds + takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Technics EAH AZ80, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Beats Studio Buds + too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Studio Buds + too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Studio Buds + has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Studio Buds + have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80 support AAC, a codec 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 Technics EAH AZ80 will work fine 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.
The Beats Studio Buds + 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 AZ80 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.
Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
Beats Studio Buds + microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Beats Studio Buds + too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Technics EAH AZ80 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The Beats Studio Buds + support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
Beats Studio Buds + support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Beats Studio Buds + have a find earbuds feature.
Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds + too support fast charging. It's very 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 just 30 minutes.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a multipoint of 3 connections, the multipoint 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a multipoint count of 2, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1 only . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another device.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds + also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Technics EAH AZ80, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Beats Studio Buds + too have a control panel on them.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Beats Studio Buds + have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 .
The Technics EAH AZ80 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Beats Studio Buds + also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Technics EAH AZ80 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Beats Studio Buds + too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.