Wireless earbuds have gained huge popularity over the years, and it is not for less, since they can be used anywhere without limitations. Among these wireless headphones, we have two special and high quality, the Edifier TWS1 and EarFun Free, and today we are going to compare them in this new Edifier TWS1 vs EarFun Free comparison.
Before we talk about the way it works, let’s talk about the design of these earphones. At the moment of seeing them, we can realize something, and it is that by coming from the same company, and because they were taken one after the other, the design they have is very similar, having a full in-ear design.
Likewise, all these wireless headphones are ergonomic and very light, in addition to being adaptable to any size of the ear since they have sport rubbers of three different dimensions. It is worth noting that they are not resistant to scratches and bumps, so you have to be very careful with them. Also, the Edifier TWS1 has the much-needed IPX5 certification, and while this type of certification makes the devices waterproof, it is not that recommended to fully submerge them in water. With that being said, the EarFun Free has a great point in their favor, and that is that they have the new IPX7 certification and SweatShield technology, so they can be used even in the most extreme exercises.
Removing that factor, thus being the biggest difference concerning their design, both headphones have a great point in common that cannot be seen in all products of this type, and that is that the Edifier TWS1 has touch control, with which will be able to carry out basic actions, while the EarFun Free only has a button.
Concerning the comfort that these headphones offer, ultimately they have many points in their favor. Since they are made of plastic, the earbuds are extremely light, in addition to having three silicone ear tips (S, M, and L) which are suitable for almost every ear size. Likewise, and due to their comfort and the certifications they have, they can be used not only as common headphones, but they can also be used when exercising since they cling very closely to the ear, which is always a big plus point.
About wearing, they can be used for a long time as long as the appropriate size of ear tips is being used, although, and like any other headset made of plastic, it can be a bit annoying for some users.
Now, and talking about the charging case of these earbuds, the truth is that there is not much difference between them. Both cases have a magnetic closure mechanism, which can assure us that it will not open with any movement we make, thus keeping the headphones safe. All are charged through a micro-USB port, which is charged thanks to a USB Type-C cable provided by the same company.
On the other hand, the charging case of the Edifier TWS1 has a battery with a capacity of 500mAh, and the charging case of the EarFun Free also has a battery with a capacity of 500mAh.
When it comes to hardware, many people would think that some high-end chip made by some popular company is inside these headphones, and that’s the case for these two earbuds. The EarFun Free works along with a chip made by Qualcomm, and although there is not much information about the exact chipset that is inside, it is a fact that having the help of this company is a great plus. On the other hand, the Edifier TWS1 works hand in hand with a chip also made by Qualcomm, and it is the Qualcomm QCC3020.
Edifier TWS1 ….. Qualcomm QCC3020
EarFun Free ….. Qualcomm chip
With that being said, one of the highlights of these products is the master switch added to each earbud. This means that either of the earbuds will serve as the main earbud and will carry the functions of the main earbud (play, pause, call, forward, etc.). This is a useful approach because if you lost an earbud or one of the earbuds gets faulty, one can easily use another earbud as a mono earphone with the same functionality.
Now moving to the sound quality, the reality is that you can’t expect professional audio; Remember that when buying any model of True Wireless headphones, you are dispensing with audio quality to gain comfort. In this sense, both earbuds work amazingly due to their dynamic driver; in this sense, the EarFun Free has a slightly better quality due to its 6mm dynamic driver, while the Edifier TWS1 is a little bit behind in this sense because they have an 8mm dynamic driver.
Although they do not give the best sound on the market, to get a better listening, you can turn the volume up to its highest capacity, because they also have the ability to provide a really good bass quality.
EarFun Free has:
Having said that, by being placed correctly on the ear, these two earbuds are capable of keeping external noises moderately opaque, and that is that although external sounds could still be heard a little, everything can be solved by setting the volume of what it is being listened to 100%, which is performing in a good way.
About the experience in calls, there’s no microphone difference in both earphones. They have the same mic. Also, the call quality is just average, nothing special. They can be easily used when talking on the phone in any closed space, although the problem comes when they are used in open spaces with noise; the audio and microphone quality drop immediately, and if there is a lot of noise, it will be almost impossible to have a conversation that can be understood.
Due to the use of Bluetooth 5.0, the connectivity of these two headphones to other devices is of high quality, in addition to is capable of greater stability, battery optimization, and have a faster connection speed. These two earbuds have a range of 10 to 15 meters of connectivity and, on top of that, we found that they can be used separately and linked in the same way. Also, they automatically connect after removing them from the box after being paired with another device.
Now let’s discuss the functions and features of these earbuds. In the Edifier TWS1, we have things like:
On the other hand, in the EarFun Free we have these additional features apart from the above-said features:
About the battery, and as mentioned before, the charging case of the Edifier TWS1 has a battery with a capacity of 500mAh, while the charging case of the EarFun Free also has a battery with a capacity of 500mAh. With that being said, the Edifier earbuds by themselves come with a battery with a capacity 43mAh, while the EarFun ones have a battery with a capacity of 50mAh. Also, in the case of the TWS1, the battery lasts about 3.5 to 4 hours, while the EarFun Free lasts for about 6 hours.
With that being said, both earbuds take about 1.5 to 2 hours to fully charge.
Finally, and to finish this comparison, we will talk about the prices of these earbuds. Both are available in many online stores, however, the best price is found in the Amazon online store, where the two wireless headphones are priced at $39.99.
You can grab the Edifier TWS1 from the official online store of Amazon for the best price. Click here.
You can grab the EarFun Free from the official online store of Amazon for the best price. Click here.
We hope you loved this Edifier TWS1 vs EarFun Free comparison. Which one is your favorite TWS earbud? Let us know in the comments
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