Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ80||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||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||10mm||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||17.5hours||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 rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. 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 protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ80's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Technics EAH AZ80
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a weight of 14g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g are lighter than the Technics EAH AZ80 with a difference -8.3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ80 are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two 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 each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Technics EAH AZ80 have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An 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 to some 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 separate 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
ANC uses more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. The Technics EAH AZ80 and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Technics EAH AZ80 sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Technics EAH AZ80 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound made by 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 AZ80 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 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 while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8'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 measures if and how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Technics EAH AZ80 generate a clearer and crispier treble than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
Technics EAH AZ80's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 manufacturer, and Technics EAH AZ80's case has a full 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2.5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ80's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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 Technics EAH AZ80 by 1 hours
Technics EAH AZ80's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh. less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 17mAh
Technics EAH AZ80, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Technics EAH AZ80 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, 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, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Technics EAH AZ80 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 AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80 support AAC, a codec 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Technics EAH AZ80 will work well 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 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 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
While the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
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 your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device 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 saving battery life.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
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. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 connected device.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Technics EAH AZ80, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also 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 following instruction manuals.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Technics EAH AZ80 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.