Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Mpow Flame SSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro||Mpow Flame S|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||✗|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✓|
|has aptx low latency||✗||✓|
|has aptx hd||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro'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 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, Mpow Flame S have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a lower liquid rating than Mpow Flame S
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a weight of 12.2g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Mpow Flame S have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Mpow Flame S have sweat resistance
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Mpow Flame S and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Mpow Flame S too have ANC making both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro sit well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Mpow Flame S, and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm 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 determines the sound made by the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is 7 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Mpow Flame S's battery life is more than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's case has a full charge of 21 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
It takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Mpow Flame S too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Mpow Flame S has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Mpow Flame S have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
Mpow Flame S support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Mpow Flame S 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.
Mpow Flame S 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.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Mpow Flame S support APTX Adaptive as well which implies that both can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio from other devices.
Mpow Flame S support APTX Low Latency, a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag for example when playing games.
The Mpow Flame S support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Mpow Flame S too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Mpow Flame S 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 would still want to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Mpow Flame S too 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 easily find them in your bag, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Mpow Flame S also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The Mpow Flame S 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 30 minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Mpow Flame S too have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Mpow Flame S also have a control panel on them.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Mpow Flame S also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Mpow Flame S also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.