Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Skullcandy Indy Fuel|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ip55|
|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||6mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||27hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||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 rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
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, Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a rating of IP55 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a weight of 10g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, at 57g weigh more than the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by of 47g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Skullcandy Indy Fuel have 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
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too are dustproof and water-resistant, thus preventing 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 separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel, and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 5mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Skullcandy Indy Fuel
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Skullcandy Indy Fuel's measurement is 105dB/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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 6 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening 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 vendor, and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's case has a charge of 29 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 2 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.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel takes 0.3 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 0.7 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery capacity is 53mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel has a Bluetooth version of 5, 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar 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 MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The 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 be found in your bag, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 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 switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With 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 Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a control panel on them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.