Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 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||Technics EAH AZ80||Technics EAH AZ60|
|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||8mm|
|battery life of charging case||17.5hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||8only|
|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 an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents 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 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, Technics EAH AZ60 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 for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Technics EAH AZ60, at 14g have the same weight as the Technics EAH AZ80
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables 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 distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Technics EAH AZ60 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
Technics EAH AZ80 have sweat resistance
Technics EAH AZ60's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The earbud foam is designed 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 Technics EAH AZ60 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Technics EAH AZ60 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your chill time.
The Technics EAH AZ80 sit tightly in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background noise while preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Technics EAH AZ60, and Technics EAH AZ80 have passive noise reduction this implies 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, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
Technics EAH AZ60 driver unit is 8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Technics EAH AZ80's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Technics EAH AZ80's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Technics EAH AZ60's battery life is equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, 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 is said to have a full charge of 17.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Technics EAH AZ60's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 7.5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ80's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Technics EAH AZ60 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, 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 place down on a compatible charging pad.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and case.
Technics EAH AZ60 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Technics EAH AZ80 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Technics EAH AZ60 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 movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Technics EAH AZ60 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Technics EAH AZ80 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Technics EAH AZ60 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides 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 fine with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Technics EAH AZ60 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.
Technics EAH AZ60 support it as well, LDAC, can automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
While the Technics EAH AZ60 microphones are 8, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Technics EAH AZ60 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Technics EAH AZ60 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Technics EAH AZ80 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Technics EAH AZ60 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Technics EAH AZ80 support multipoint of 3 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Technics EAH AZ60 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 without missing notifications coming from another device.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Technics EAH AZ60 also support the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Technics EAH AZ80, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Technics EAH AZ60 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.
Technics EAH AZ80 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Technics EAH AZ60 also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Technics EAH AZ80 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Technics EAH AZ60 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.