Ultimate Ears UE FitsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Ultimate Ears UE Fits
|Beats Studio Buds
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|has aptx adaptive
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the level 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, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX3, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits'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 up to 60° from vertical position for ten minutes.
Compared to the Ultimate Ears UE Fits, Beats Studio Buds have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Beats Studio Buds has a higher liquid rating than Ultimate Ears UE Fits
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a weight of 7.94g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Beats Studio Buds, at 5.1g are lighter than the Ultimate Ears UE Fits by -2.84g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears UE Fits are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Beats Studio Buds also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits are resistant to sweat
Beats Studio Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Beats Studio Buds also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the device.
Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 1.8mm , a common assumption 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 mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears UE Fits's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Studio Buds's sound pressure level measurement is 100.5dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be considered differently by different persons, so we need to have the means to get a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery life is 8 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.
Beats Studio Buds's battery life is equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Ultimate Ears UE Fits's case has a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Beats Studio Buds's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 4 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Beats Studio Buds takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
Beats Studio Buds too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Beats Studio Buds too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Studio Buds has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Studio Buds have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Ultimate Ears UE Fits will work fine with your iPad. 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 Beats Studio Buds 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 UE Fits support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have 2 microphones.
The Beats Studio Buds microphones are 6, more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Beats Studio Buds have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a find earbuds feature.
The Beats Studio Buds also have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Beats Studio Buds too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Beats Studio Buds support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another connected device.
Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds also have a control panel on them.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Beats Studio Buds too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Beats Studio Buds also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.