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{Disarmed} In search of the best Xiaomi wireless headphones: the new Buds 3T Pro and the Flipbuds Pro, face to face

In search of the best Xiaomi wireless headphones: the new Buds 3T Pro and the Flipbuds Pro, face to face

Xiaomi has just introduced a new line of Bluetooth headphones called Xiaomi Buds to the market, which come to be positioned as the most performance alternative at the level of specifications within this product category although, as many of you will remember, the Xiaomi Flip Buds arrived a few months ago Pro with the same intention.

For this reason, in this post we are going to compare the new Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro against the latter to check if the Asian firm has achieved the leap it was looking for with this new generation in terms of performance and, above all, to see if it deserves or not . It is worth spending that extra money and going for the new alternative that they have just launched.

Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro vs Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, feature comparison

XIAOMI FLIPBUDS PRO

XIAOMI BUDS 3T PRO

WEIGHT

Headphones: 5.7 grams
Box: 60 grams

Headphones: 4.9 grams
Box: 48 grams

DIAPHRAGM UNIT

11mm

10mm

CONNECTION

Bluetooth 5.2

Bluetooth 5.2

COMPATIBILITY

Android and iOS

Android and iOS

AUTONOMY

Headphones: 7 hours
Case: 28 hours

Headphones: 6 hours
Case: 24 hours

CASE LOAD

usb type c
Qi wireless charging

usb type c
Qi wireless charging

OTHERS

Active noise cancellation up to 40 dB
Qualcomm QCC5151 chip
Qualcomm aptX Adaptive, AAC and SBC codecs
Touch controls on the earcup

Active noise cancellation up to 40 dB
LHDC 4.0 Bluetooth Codec
dynamic surround sound
Touch controls on the earcup
IP55 certification

PRICE

134 euros

€169.99

Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro

Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro

RRP in Xiaomi Spain €169.99

Xiaomi Flipbuds Pro Wireless Headphones Bluetooth 5.2 40dB Active Noise Reduction Black(Global Version)

Xiaomi Flipbuds Pro Wireless Headphones Bluetooth 5.2 40dB Active Noise Reduction Black(Global Version)

RRP in Goboo €117
Today on Amazon for €134.74

The secret is inside

We are not going to beat around the bush. Both headphones are quite similar in terms of design and general concept, and it is that both their charging cases and the headphones themselves are practically traced at an aesthetic and performance level , both allowing Qi wireless charging , touch controls on the product cane and even being able to exchange in the two the silicone tips that we introduce in our auditory pavilion.

Xiaomi Flipbuds Pro 1

Therefore, we are going to have to review what we find in the internal hardware of both options to discover their main differences. The first of them is found in the battery, and it is that the FlipBuds Pro are slightly superior in this regard, offering an additional hour of battery compared to the Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro and up to four if we take into account the load of the case.

The Flip Buds also have a larger dynamic driver, which on paper is important, but it is also true that they do not have the different layers of high-hardness coating that the 3T Pro have, which promises to offer an experience to Clearer and more direct sound level.

Xiaomi Buds 3t Pro

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Another interesting detail is that the Flip Buds are equipped with the well-known low-latency Qualcomm QCC5151 chip, which allows the Qualcomm aptX Adaptive bluetooth codec to be reached, thus offering a decent bluetooth audio transfer experience, but quite far from the LHDC 4.0 codec offered by its opponent.

And what does the inclusion of this codec mean? Well, it basically indicates that the Buds 3T Pro can receive information from the audio source with a quality of 24 bits and 96 kHz, which is substantially superior to the codec of the Flip Buds, but we must bear in mind that this feature is only compatible with Recent high-end Xiaomi devices.

Xiaomi Flipbuds Pro

But the thing does not stop here, since Xiaomi's new option also equips as a novelty the technology called "Dynamic Surround Sound" , a tool quite similar to the Spatial Audio that Apple offers in some of its audio products, being able to listen to everything that happens around us and following the movement of our head completely automatically for a much more immersive experience.

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Finally, we also have to mention something that may be very important for you and that is that, while the Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro have IP55 certification against water and dust, the Xiaomi Flip Buds Pro do not have any similar type of certification, so that if you want to use them for sports or on rainy days, you must take this into account when choosing one or another model.

A year of progress that is also noticeable in the final price

Once their differences have been reviewed, it is time to talk about the price of both options. In this case, as expected, the Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro are slightly more expensive, having an official price of 169.99 euros in Spain, while to acquire the Flip Buds Pro we will have to pay about 134 euros on websites such as Amazon.

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Therefore, we are facing a difference of about 30 euros that, although it is not such a large amount, the difference at the technological level that we find between both options is, leaving the new Buds 3T Pro well above.

Therefore, if you are looking for the best sound quality and the latest technologies in noise-cancelling bluetooth headphones, the Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro are undoubtedly going to be a better option and, although the Flip Buds Pro are still a Magnificent product, it is far behind in terms of performance to fight with the best options on the market.

Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro

Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro

RRP in Xiaomi Spain €169.99

Xiaomi Flipbuds Pro Wireless Headphones Bluetooth 5.2 40dB Active Noise Reduction Black(Global Version)

Xiaomi Flipbuds Pro Wireless Headphones Bluetooth 5.2 40dB Active Noise Reduction Black(Global Version)

RRP in Goboo €117
Today on Amazon for €134.74

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