Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that 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 the second value of 4 means 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 Redmi Buds 4 Pro, Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are heavier than the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro with a difference of 2.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires 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 as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have sweat resistance
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound gets , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate 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 inidcates how well an audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's case has a full charge of 29 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 8 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 0.48 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery capacity is 53mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have 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 transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro will work fine 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.
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).
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 Redmi Buds 4 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
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 the earbuds.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 thirty minutes.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another connected device.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.