Ultimate Ears UE FitsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Ultimate Ears UE Fits||Huawei FreeBuds 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX3||ip54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||10mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||110db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||25hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|EXTRAS||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 is the rating of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX3, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 3 means 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, Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a rating of IP54 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, Huawei FreeBuds 5 has a higher liquid rating than Ultimate Ears UE Fits
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a weight of 7.94g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5, at 10.8g are heavier than the Ultimate Ears UE Fits by of 2.86g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears UE Fits are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Ultimate Ears UE Fits are resistant to sweat
Huawei FreeBuds 5's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have stereo speakers, what this means is that Ultimate Ears UE Fits's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 1mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5 produce a juicier bass than the Ultimate Ears UE Fits
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Ultimate Ears UE Fits
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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.
The 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 have to charge the device less often.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery life is less than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's case has a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 5 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery capacity is 42mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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. 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 Ultimate Ears UE Fits will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 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.
While the Huawei FreeBuds 5 microphones are 6, more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Ultimate Ears UE Fits support the find earbuds feature.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another device.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 following instruction manuals.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.