Soundpeats Mini ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Soundpeats Mini Pro||Ultimate Ears Drops|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||✗|
|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||9.2mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||110dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||9hours|
|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||6only||2only|
|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 is the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX5, the Soundpeats Mini Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have a weight of 9.94g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears Drops are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Soundpeats Mini Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds together.
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Ultimate Ears Drops have sweat resistance
Soundpeats Mini Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The 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 Mini Pro have an earbud foam for some people 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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Ultimate Ears Drops stay well in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Soundpeats Mini Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 0.8mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Ultimate Ears Drops'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 makes any changes to the signal while at it.
The Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, 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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery life is more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 1 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 have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Ultimate Ears Drops's case has a full charge of 9 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Soundpeats Mini Pro's charging case has a battery life of 14 hours, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 5 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery capacity is 45mAh, battery capacity, 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 just 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. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Soundpeats Mini Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Soundpeats Mini Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Ultimate Ears Drops have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Soundpeats Mini Pro 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 to connect via Bluetooth.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops
Ultimate Ears Drops 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Ultimate Ears Drops will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning 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 Soundpeats Mini 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 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).
Soundpeats Mini Pro support APTX Adaptive as well which means both can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as reducing interference from other devices.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Soundpeats Mini Pro 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.
While the Soundpeats Mini Pro microphones are 6, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Ultimate Ears Drops support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Soundpeats Mini Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Ultimate Ears Drops support the find earbuds feature.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you locate them.
Ultimate Ears Drops support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Soundpeats Mini Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Ultimate Ears Drops support multipoint of 2 connections, this 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.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro too have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Ultimate Ears Drops, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Soundpeats Mini Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Soundpeats Mini Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.