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Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
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Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Reflect Aero TWS||Nothing Ear 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP68||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6.8mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||99dB/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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP68, the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and the second value of 8 means that they are protected against the effects of continuous immersion in water, ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible. Conditions should be more severe than for numeral 7..
Compared to the JBL Reflect Aero TWS, Nothing Ear 1 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher liquid rating than Nothing Ear 1
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a weight of 13g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are lighter than the JBL Reflect Aero TWS by -3.6g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Reflect Aero TWS are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have sweat resistance
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 Nothing Ear 1 and JBL Reflect Aero TWS have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Nothing Ear 1 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a unit size of 6.8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS by 4.8mm , as many tend to believe 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 imply that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS'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 on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer 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 have to charge the device less often.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening 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 JBL Reflect Aero TWS'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 multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS by 13 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS
The Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have 6 microphones.
While the Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The Nothing Ear 1 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Nothing Ear 1 have a find earbuds feature.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Nothing Ear 1 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the JBL Reflect Aero TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 also 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 following instruction manuals.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.