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.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IPX4|
|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||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance 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, 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 easier to move with.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are heavier than the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by of 2.2g
True wireless devices have no wires linking 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 major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the 2 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 independent 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 makes use of advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue 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 work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro stay well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, and Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro similar in how loud their sound can get , many people have a misconception 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
The 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 2 hours . 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's case is said to have a charge of 29 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge 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 recommended 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 power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect 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. Since 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning 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.
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 result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The 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 FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another device.
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 too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' 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 features are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.