38points

Apple AirPods

40points

Beats by Dre Mixr

Apple AirPods
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25 facts in comparison

Apple AirPods vs Beats by Dre Mixr

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Why is Apple AirPods better than Beats by Dre Mixr?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • 3 more microphone(s)
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  • Has voice commands
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  • 202g lighter
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has an earbud form
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Why is Beats by Dre Mixr better than Apple AirPods?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Can be folded
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Price comparison

Apple AirPods

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$149.99

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$159.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has an in-ear form
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
5.weight

8g

210g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.has an earbud form
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
2.has passive noise reduction
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Microphone

1.number of microphones

4

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has wireless charging
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has voice commands
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Has voice prompts
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
4.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an accelerometer
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.Has a coil cable
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.
3.has an on-ear form
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
4.can be folded
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.has a detachable cable
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Apple AirPods
Beats by Dre Mixr
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

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