Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Nothing Ear 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.5mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3dB/mW||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||29hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|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 rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Beats Fit Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Beats Fit Pro, Nothing Ear 1 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Beats Fit Pro have a weight of 11.2g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are lighter than the Beats Fit Pro by -1.8g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Beats Fit Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the two earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Beats Fit Pro are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Beats Fit Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Beats Fit Pro's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Beats Fit Pro 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 outcompete background noise.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The Beats Fit Pro and Nothing Ear 1 operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Beats Fit Pro stay well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Beats Fit Pro have a unit size of 9.5mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Beats Fit Pro by 2.1mm , 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Fit Pro's measurement is 101.3dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Fit Pro have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is 7 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of Beats Fit Pro by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Beats Fit Pro's case has a full charge of 21 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Beats Fit Pro by 8 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Beats Fit Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Beats Fit Pro by 0.5 hours
Beats Fit Pro's battery power is 55mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Beats Fit Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Beats Fit Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Beats Fit Pro have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nothing Ear 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Beats Fit Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Beats Fit Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Fit Pro
Beats Fit Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Beats Fit Pro will work well with your MacBook. If you intend 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Beats Fit Pro have a latency of 70ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Beats Fit Pro have 6 microphones.
Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Fit Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Beats Fit Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Beats Fit Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Beats Fit Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Beats Fit Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
Beats Fit Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 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 is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Beats Fit Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Beats Fit Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Beats Fit Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have a control panel on them.
The Beats Fit Pro have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Nothing Ear 1 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Beats Fit Pro .
The Beats Fit Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Nothing Ear 1 too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Beats Fit Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.