Huawei FreeBuds 5
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nuraphone NuraTrueSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Huawei FreeBuds 5||Nuraphone NuraTrue|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||108dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||18hours|
|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||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
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IP ratings refer to the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5's rating is read as, the first number 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 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5, Nuraphone NuraTrue have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a weight of 10.8g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
Nuraphone NuraTrue, at 14.8g weigh more than the Huawei FreeBuds 5 by of 4g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Nuraphone NuraTrue also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 are resistant to sweat
Nuraphone NuraTrue's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nuraphone NuraTrue and Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The Huawei FreeBuds 5 and Nuraphone NuraTrue work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Nuraphone NuraTrue sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Nuraphone NuraTrue driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 1mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can make sound with a juicier bass than the Nuraphone NuraTrue
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Nuraphone NuraTrue
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Nuraphone NuraTrue's measurement is 108dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery life is more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Huawei FreeBuds 5's case is said to have a charge of 25 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 7 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery capacity is 42mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nuraphone NuraTrue has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5
Nuraphone NuraTrue support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Nuraphone NuraTrue 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 6 microphones.
While the Nuraphone NuraTrue microphones are 2, less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Nuraphone NuraTrue support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a find earbuds feature.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue 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 just thirty minutes.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Huawei FreeBuds 5, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also have a control panel on them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.