Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip57||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||13mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||✗|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 3.8mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case has a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 5 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery capacity is 70mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 10mAh
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.