Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Technics EAH AZ60M2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ80||Technics EAH AZ60M2|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that 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, Technics EAH AZ60M2 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 AZ80 have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2, at 14g have the same weight as the Technics EAH AZ80
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 have no wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Technics EAH AZ80 have sweat resistance
Technics EAH AZ60M2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
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 for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 also have an earbud foam, meaning that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
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.
Both Technics EAH AZ60M2 and Technics EAH AZ80 have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "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 earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The Technics EAH AZ80 and Technics EAH AZ60M2 work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
Technics EAH AZ80 sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 driver unit is 8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver 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 frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Technics EAH AZ60M2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Technics EAH AZ80's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Technics EAH AZ60M2's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
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.
Technics EAH AZ60M2's battery life is equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, 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 charge of 17.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Technics EAH AZ60M2'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 highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 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, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Technics EAH AZ80, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Technics EAH AZ80 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 too use 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 close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 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.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 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 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 AZ80 will work well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 support it as well, LDAC, can automatically change to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps for stability.
Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 microphones are 8, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Technics EAH AZ80 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being 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 removed from your ears .
Technics EAH AZ60M2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty 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 switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a multipoint count of 3, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another connected device.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 also have this 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 features are supported on the device.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 .
Technics EAH AZ80 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Technics EAH AZ80 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.