Ultimate Ears UE FitsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Ultimate Ears UE Fits||Ultimate Ears Drops|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX3||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||9.2mm|
|sound pressure level||110db/mw||110db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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||2only||2only|
|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 refer to the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
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 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.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a weight of 7.94g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting 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 major difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Ultimate Ears Drops also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Ultimate Ears Drops have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits are resistant to sweat
Ultimate Ears Drops'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.
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 Ultimate Ears Drops also have stereo speakers
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both Ultimate Ears Drops, and Ultimate Ears UE Fits have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
Ultimate Ears Drops driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Ultimate Ears Drops's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, 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.
Ultimate Ears Drops's sound pressure level measurement is 110dB/mW. How loud something is can be considered differently by separate persons, so we need to have a way of getting an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery life is 8 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Ultimate Ears Drops's battery life is less than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Ultimate Ears Drops's charging case has a battery life of 9 hours, less than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 11 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
The Ultimate Ears Drops, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Ultimate Ears Drops too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Ultimate Ears Drops too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Ultimate Ears Drops has a Bluetooth version of 4.2, older than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Ultimate Ears Drops 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 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 are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Ultimate Ears Drops 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 Drops support APTX Adaptive as well which means both can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio from other devices.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have 2 microphones.
While the Ultimate Ears Drops microphones are 2, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
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 when wearing them
The Ultimate Ears Drops 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, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Ultimate Ears UE Fits support the find earbuds feature.
Ultimate Ears Drops too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Ultimate Ears Drops too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link 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 support 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 and not miss notifications from another connected device.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Ultimate Ears UE Fits, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Ultimate Ears Drops also 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.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Ultimate Ears Drops also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Ultimate Ears Drops also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.