Whether it is noise cancelling level, bluetooth connection stability or wireless charging and other configurations, they are all very user-friendly. In listening to songs, sports and work, the transparency mode and vocal enhancement mode of Redmi Buds 4 Pro can well solve most users’ usage scenarios for TWS earbuds. Coupled with the price of $80, for such a sub-flagship true wireless noise cancelling earbuds, it can be said that it is very worth considering.
Redmi Buds 4 Pro specs and features:
- Bluetooth 5.3 with AAC codec
- 5.5-9 hours playback of per charge (ANC on/off)
- Charging case can charge earbuds fully 3 times
- 59ms game low latency
- 43dB intelligent noise cancelling
- IP54 waterproof rating
- $55 – Check latest price on AliExpress, Banggood or Amazon Germany
The Redmi Buds 4 Pro adopts a classic cobblestone shape, and the shape of the charging case is somewhat similar to the previously launched Xiaomi Buds 3 Pro. The black version still uses a matte spray style, which is comfortable and not easy to get fingerprints. A white version is also available, and users can choose according to their preferences.
The Redmi Buds 4 Pro charging case can be opened and closed with one hand, making it more convenient for daily use. There is also a magnetic link between the earbuds and the charging case to prevent the earbuds from falling out of the charging case.
The Redmi Buds 4 Pro earbuds are very small. When worn, the entire earbuds can comfortably match the size of the cochlea and pinna, keeping it stable without pressing on the ear canal. The inner side of the cochlea is stacked with a center of gravity design, which is firm to wear and not easy to fall off. Moreover, the earbuds support IP54 life waterproof, so you don’t have to worry about wearing it when exercising.
Noise Cancelling & Calling
In terms of noise cancelling, the maximum noise cancelling depth of Redmi Buds 4 Pro can reach 43dB, which can not only block up to 99.3% of external noise, but also optimize the processing of broadband noises such as insect calls and crying. The selection of various noise cancelling modes covers a variety of usage scenarios.
Redmi Buds 4 adopts the industry’s flagship 35dB active noise cancelling, whether it is a noisy outdoor or a bus or subway with noisy people, you can turn on the “Do Not Disturb Mode” with one click. The artificial intelligence AI voice algorithm can accurately identify human voice and environmental noise, and can accurately pick up the voice even if you are talking in a noisy environment.
In addition, Redmi Buds 4 Pro specially adds a metal windproof mesh specially designed for wind noise protection, which can effectively block and filter wind noise. With Xiaomi’s self-developed intelligent anti-wind noise algorithm, it can be automatically turned on after sensing a certain environmental wind speed, and can be adapted for outdoor running, cycling and other scenarios.
Redmi Buds 4 Pro also brings dual transparency modes, which are traditional transparency mode and vocal enhancement mode. When wearing earbuds, if you need to hear external sounds, you can choose transparency mode. And if you are talking to people in the office, you can choose the vocal enhancement mode. In this mode, ambient noise can be filtered out and only human voices are retained for easy communication.
The noise cancelling of the Redmi Buds 4 Pro is also reflected in calls. When talking outdoors, the Redmi Buds 4 Pro can achieve intelligent anti-wind noise, and its microphone is equipped with a metal windscreen to reduce the impact of wind. At the same time, earbuds also added a wind noise reduction algorithm, which can recognize wind noise in 3 seconds and automatically perform noise cancelling processing. In this way, the other party can hear a clearer voice when we are talking.
Connectivity & Battery Life
The pairing of Redmi Buds 4 Pro is also very convenient. When Xiaomi and Redmi mobile phone users use earbuds for the first time, open the charging case cover and a connection notification will pop up, and follow the steps to connect. When the connection is completed, the power status of earbuds and charging case will also be displayed on the interface, so that users can have a better understanding of the battery life of earbuds.
The Redmi Buds 4 Pro earbuds have a single battery life of about 9 hours with ANC mode turned off. When used with a charging case, the overall battery life can reach 36 hours (ANC OFF). At the same time, Redmi Buds 4 Pro supports dual-device intelligent connection, and the mobile phone and computer can be switched freely. Supports simultaneous connection of Android, iOS, Windows cross-platform dual devices.
Sound Quality of Radmi Buds 4 Pro
In terms of sound quality, the Redmi Buds 4 Pro earbuds use a coaxial dual-action dynamic driver composed of a 10mm aluminum-magnesium alloy diaphragm dynamic + 6mm titanium diaphragm treble dynamic. Effectively expand the overall frequency response range, the treble is clearer and the bass is richer. At the same time, Xiaomi Labs also deeply tuned the earphones, so that the earphones have excellent performance in various music styles.
In the music audition, the three-frequency balance of the Redmi Buds 4 Pro can hear the layering of the music. High frequencies preserve more detail, while smoothing out sibilance and boosting transparency. Just like the sense of hearing at the scene, wearing earbuds, the whole sound performance has a real and pure texture, which has achieved a high degree of restoration.
Redmi Buds 4 Pro is also the first to support virtual virtual surround sound effects. The HRTF sound effect algorithm developed by Xiaomi Audio Lab is used to simulate the sense of hearing from all directions. There are no restrictions on audio sources and models, and all users can use it to achieve a more realistic and immersive experience of the scene.
Game Latency & Control
In order to allow earbuds to perform better when gaming, Redmi Buds 4 Pro uses the latest Bluetooth 5.3 protocol and supports LC3 encoding. When used with the game acceleration app of Redmi mobile phone, it can achieve a low latency of as low as 59ms, and have a better experience when gaming.
Earbuds support touch operation. Through long press and tap operation, you can realize play/pause, noise cancelling control, switch songs and other operations. You don’t need to take out your phone when in use, you can complete the operation by touching the earbuds.