Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ80||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||25db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||17.5hours||18hours|
|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 is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring 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.
Compared to the Technics EAH AZ80, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Technics EAH AZ80 has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, at 11g weigh less than the Technics EAH AZ80 by -3g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ80 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Technics EAH AZ80 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Technics EAH AZ80 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Technics EAH AZ80 sit tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, and Technics EAH AZ80 have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Technics EAH AZ80 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound can get , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Technics EAH AZ80'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 on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Technics EAH AZ80's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Technics EAH AZ80 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/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 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 0.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 manufacturer, and Technics EAH AZ80's case is said to have a full charge of 17.5 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 0.5 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ80's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Technics EAH AZ80's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 24mAh
Technics EAH AZ80, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 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 AZ80 will work fine with your MacBook. 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Technics EAH AZ80 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Technics EAH AZ80 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 run but would still want to hear traffic.
Technics EAH AZ80 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Technics EAH AZ80 support multipoint of 3 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Technics EAH AZ80, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
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.
Technics EAH AZ80 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Technics EAH AZ80 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.