Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 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||Beats Studio Buds||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||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||8.2mm||13mm|
|sound pressure level||100.5dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||25hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||✗|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|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 dust and liquids. 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 resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds's rating is read as, the first number 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.
In comparison to the Beats Studio Buds, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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
The Beats Studio Buds have a weight of 5.1g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Beats Studio Buds have sweat resistance
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal 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 for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate 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
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Beats Studio Buds have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Beats Studio Buds and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
The Beats Studio Buds sit well in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down background noise while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds by 4.8mm , 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 Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds's measurement is 100.5dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Beats Studio Buds'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 requires fewer chargings.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Beats Studio Buds's case is said to have a full charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 9 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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 Beats Studio Buds by 0.5 hours
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Beats Studio Buds have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers 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 Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
Beats Studio Buds 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 Studio Buds will work fine with your MacBook. 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 Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
Beats Studio Buds have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Beats Studio Buds have a find earbuds feature.
Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
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 is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Beats Studio Buds support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.