Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Nothing Ear 1||BLX Earbuds Gen 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||11.6mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||13.5hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✗|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✗|
|supports fast charging||✓||✗|
|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 level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the BLX Earbuds Gen 1'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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1, 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a weight of 44.5g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g weigh less than the BLX Earbuds Gen 1 with a difference -35.1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, BLX Earbuds Gen 1 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have sweat resistance
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have stereo speakers, what this means is that BLX Earbuds Gen 1's speakers deliver sound from separate 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 makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Nothing Ear 1 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Nothing Ear 1, and BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound made by the device.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery life is 4.5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 1 by 0.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the BLX Earbuds Gen 1's case is said to have a full charge of 13.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1 by 15.5 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 1 by 0.5 hours
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Nothing Ear 1 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have Bluetooth version of 5.1, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the BLX Earbuds Gen 1
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1 will work fine with your iPhone. 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.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have 2 microphones.
The Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 1 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
Nothing Ear 1 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 support the find earbuds feature.
Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
With the BLX Earbuds Gen 1, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a control panel on them.
The 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.