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||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5's rating is read as, the first value 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
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a weight of 10.8g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Nuraphone NuraTrue, at 14.8g are heavier than the Huawei FreeBuds 5 by of 4g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 are resistant to sweat
Nuraphone NuraTrue's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Huawei FreeBuds 5's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nuraphone NuraTrue and Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Huawei FreeBuds 5 and Nuraphone NuraTrue operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 make sound with a juicier bass than the Nuraphone NuraTrue
Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Nuraphone NuraTrue
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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 before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
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 playing 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 manufacturer, and Huawei FreeBuds 5's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows 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 takes 2 hours to fully charge the Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery power is 42mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nuraphone NuraTrue too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The 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.
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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Nuraphone NuraTrue will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 6 microphones.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue microphones are 2, less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
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 be found in your bag, Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a find earbuds feature.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue too support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue also have a control panel on them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Nuraphone NuraTrue also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.