When looking for wireless earphones, it can be hard to decide between different models as all of them come with different features. In this article we'll compare two of Boat's true wireless earphones; Airdopes 131 and Airdopes 161 Pro.
Both of these models come with Bluetooth 5.0 technology for seamless wireless connectivity. Both models also feature dual-mic for calls and voice assistant support. The Airdopes 161 Pro have a slight edge when it comes to the battery life though, with a combined 24 hours of playtime. The Airdopes 131 has 18 hours. The 161 Pro also has a slightly better sound profile, thanks to the 10mm dynamic drivers, whereas the 131 has 8mm drivers.
Airdopes 161 Pro also come with an IPX7 rating for sweat and water resistance, whereas the 131 is only IPX5 rated. The 161 Pro feature touch controls, while the Airdopes 131 has physical buttons for controls. They both have fast charging capabilities, with the 161 Pro providing an hour of playback with just 10 minutes of charging. The design of the earbuds differ slightly as well, with the 161 Pro having angled nozzles for a better fit and the 131 having a smooth profile.
To summarize, both the Airdopes 131 and Airdopes 161 Pro are good options for true wireless earphones. However, the Airdopes 161 Pro offers a better sound profile with 10mm drivers, higher battery life, and touch controls. It's also sweat and water resistant with an IPX7 rating. If those features are important to you, then the 161 Pro is the better option.