Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||13mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||25hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. 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 resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of 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, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a weight of 10g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are resistant to sweat
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have passive noise reduction which means that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 2mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro'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 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is 9 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 have to charge the device less often.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's case is said to have a full charge of 29 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 4 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 1 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery capacity is 53mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh. more than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 7mAh
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
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 close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide 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 fine with your MacBook. If you intend 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.
The 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can 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 functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.