Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Studio Buds||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||8.2mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||100.5dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means 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 Studio Buds, 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
The Nothing Ear 1 have a weight of 9.4g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the two earbuds .
Beats Studio Buds are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers, what this means is that Beats Studio Buds's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Beats Studio Buds have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Beats Studio Buds stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Nothing Ear 1, and Beats Studio Buds have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Beats Studio Buds have a unit size of 8.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds by 3.4mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
The Beats Studio Buds's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of Beats Studio Buds by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, 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 having to recharge the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 13 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.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
The Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Beats Studio Buds use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
Beats Studio Buds 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 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 iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Beats Studio Buds use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
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 would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Nothing Ear 1 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Beats Studio Buds support the find earbuds feature.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to find them.
Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. This kind is 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 thirty minutes.
The Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a control panel on them.
Nothing Ear 1 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 following instruction manuals.
The Beats Studio Buds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.