The QCY T5 has come a long way when it was first launched in 2020. Its adaptation of high-precision high-fidelity audio truly marked a new standard for affordable earbuds. With the success of QCY T5, the brand opted to launch different versions of the said earbud.
In this article, we will be comparing the QCY T5 vs QCY T5 Pro vs QCY T5S vs QCY T5C against each other to show their main differences.
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QCY T5 vs QCY T5 Pro vs QCY T5S vs QCY T5C
Below is a specification table that quickly shows the difference of each QCY T5 earbuds:
|Specification||QCY T5||QCY T5 Pro||QCY T5S||QCY T5C|
|Microphone||Noise Reduction CVC 6.0||Noise Reduction CVC 6.0||Noise Reduction CVC 6.0||Noise Reduction CVC 6.0|
Sound quality comparison: QCY T5 vs QCY T5 Pro vs QCY T5S vs QCY T5C
The QCY T5 is an earbud that became popular due to its affordability and outstanding performance for its price. So when it comes to sound quality, you can pretty much expect the same performance all throughout the T5 series regardless if it's a T5S or a T5 Pro.
All different edition of the QCY T5 comes equipped with a 6mm dynamic driver. This driver enables the T5 to produce a well-rounded sound quality. The difference in the chipset, on the other hand, doesn't really affect the sound quality on a higher level. So you can pretty much expect the same identical sound quality performance all through the T5 series.
Microphone comparison: QCY T5 vs QCY T5 Pro vs QCY T5S vs QCY T5C
Similar to our findings for the sound quality, you can pretty much expect the same outcome for the microphone quality.
Since the QCY T5 comes with basically the same hardware inside regardless of the edition, then there will not be a single difference to the respective microphone quality.
To give you a good idea of what to expect for the T5's microphone performance, below is a recording of our voice using the microphone of the QCY T5.
If you listened to it, the voice is understandable and clear. However, you will notice some background drop echo static being produced as we speak. Furthermore, the lower tones are missing.
If you read our statement again for the sound quality, we also mentioned that the sound quality lacks a punch in the lower tones or the bass department.
Fit: Comfort and wearing experience
Another aspect that doesn't have any difference amongst these T5 earbuds is the comfort level and fitting. Obviously, all of the T5 editions look the same since they all use the T5 design and structure. So you can pretty much expect the same wearing experience regardless of the version.
Summing up this section, the QCY T5, regardless of the edition, is pretty comfortable to wear. It's very light and it fits well in any ears. However, not everyone will appreciate the design of the QCY T5. Surely, some of us will be bothered by its long stem and it can affect our overall user experience.
Control and functionalities of the earbuds
All QCY T5 edition comes with the same touch control functionality. The basic T5, however, doesn't have any volume control while the other T5 editions can control the volume via control customization through the QCY app.
All T5 also supports voice command that enables you to access Siri, Google Assistant, or Cortana.
Out of the box, each T5 comes with a pre-set control functions.
|Pairing Mode||Touch and hold the touch bar for 1s.||LED blinks red and green indicating pairind mode status|
|Answer/end call||Double tap the touch bar panel.||A tone will play indicating end of call.|
|Ignore call||Touch and hold the touch bar panel for 2s.||A tone will play indicating of dropped call.|
|Voice assistant||Tap the touch bar panel three times.||A tone will play indicating of voice assistant activation.|
|Gaming mode||Tap the right touch bar panel.||A beep will play indicating the status of gaming mode.|
|Pause/play||Tap the touch bar panel to pause/resume the track.||-|
Battery capacity comparison QCY T5 vs QCY T5 Pro vs QCY T5S vs QCY T5C
The battery capacity is one of the most notable changes or what separates each T5 from one another. The QCY T5S is the only T5 that came with a 43mAh built-in battery on each earbuds while the rest of the T5 came with 40mAh. For the earbuds casing, both the case for T5S and Pro came with 600mAh of battery capacity. On the other hand, the other two T5 has a casing with 380mAh battery.
Main difference of each T5: QCY T5 vs QCY T5 Pro vs QCY T5S vs QCY T5C
Like what we have already mentioned above, regardless of the edition, all of these earbuds are still a QCY T5. Of course, the additional words on the product name indicates that that specific T5 comes with a better functionality. So the question is. what are the differences between the QCY T5, QCY T5 Pro, QCY T5S, and QCY T5C?
To answer that question, we made the table below to simply highlight the main differences of each T5:
|Features||QCY T5||QCY T5 Pro||QCY T5S||QCY T5C|
|App custom settings||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Pop-up window pairing||No||Yes||Yes||Yes|
And that's it. These are the main differences of each edition of QCY T5.
Do you currently own a QCY T5? Planning to buy a QCY T5 earbuds? Or are you planning to replace your old earbuds with the QCY T5? Share with us your experience and situation in the comment section below. We'll try to help you in choosing the most suitable T5 for you.
Additionally, you can learn more about the QCY T5 on our QCY T5 in-depth review article.
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