Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Ultimate Ears Drops||Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||14.2mm|
|sound pressure level||110dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||9hours||15hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
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IP ratings refer to the level of protection given 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 resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's rating for solids indicates 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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a weight of 8.12g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears Drops are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Ultimate Ears Drops are resistant to sweat
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Ultimate Ears Drops are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers, what this means is that Ultimate Ears Drops's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS and Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers
Ultimate Ears Drops sit tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Ultimate Ears Drops have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS driver unit is 14.2mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 5mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Ultimate Ears Drops's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device generates high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Ultimate Ears Drops
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears Drops's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Ultimate Ears Drops's battery life is 6 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery life is less than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 vendor, and Ultimate Ears Drops's case has a charge of 9 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's charging case has a battery life of 15 hours, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 6 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS's battery power is 30mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Ultimate Ears Drops, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Ultimate Ears Drops . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops
Ultimate Ears Drops 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 Ultimate Ears Drops will work well with your iPhone. 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.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS 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, providing high-resolution audio.
Ultimate Ears Drops support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a latency of 60ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have 2 microphones.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS microphones are 4, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Ultimate Ears Drops have a find earbuds feature.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to locate them.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Ultimate Ears Drops, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too have a control panel on them.
Ultimate Ears Drops have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Soundpeats Air 3 Deluxe HS also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.