Ultimate Ears UE FitsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Ultimate Ears UE Fits||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX3||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||10mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||110db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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||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||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX3, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number 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.
In comparison to the Ultimate Ears UE Fits, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a rating of IPX2 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Ultimate Ears UE Fits has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a weight of 7.94g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, at 11.2g weigh more than the Ultimate Ears UE Fits by of 3.26g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears UE Fits are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit 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 separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have ANC 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 sounds.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits stay tightly in place, creating a sound covering that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live driver unit is 12mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 2mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure 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.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is less than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's case has a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's charging case has a battery life of 15 hours, less 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 unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live takes 0.6 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 0.9 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live 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 movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live 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.
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).
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have 2 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode as well, helpful 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.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to find them.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Ultimate Ears UE Fits, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have a control panel on them.
The 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. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.