Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ip68|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||99db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||16hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||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 refer to the rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP54, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's rating for solids indicates 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 of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a lower dust resistance than JBL Reflect Aero TWS and that of liquids is that, JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g weigh more than the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by of 3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds .
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are resistant to sweat
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too are dustproof and water-resistant, which means that they can prevent water and dust from entering the interior of the devices and damaging the interior components
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro and JBL Reflect Aero TWS work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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 earbuds, its size dictates the sound produced by the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 4.2mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Reflect Aero TWS
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's case has a charge of 29 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 13 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 0.5 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery power is 53mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro will work well with your iPhone. 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have 6 microphones.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support this function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a control panel on them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.