JBL Tune 130NCSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 130NC||Nothing Ear 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||103db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||29hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||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. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the JBL Tune 130NC's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, 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 JBL Tune 130NC, 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 JBL Tune 130NC have a weight of 11.3g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g weigh less than the JBL Tune 130NC with a difference -1.9g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 130NC are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Tune 130NC are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL Tune 130NC have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Tune 130NC have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL Tune 130NC'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
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tune 130NC have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Nothing Ear 1 too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The JBL Tune 130NC stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background sounds while preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 130NC driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the sound made by the device.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 1.6mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The JBL Tune 130NC's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies 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 make sound with equal bass
JBL Tune 130NC's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 130NC's measurement is 103dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JBL Tune 130NC's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not 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 JBL Tune 130NC's case has a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 1 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 130NC's battery. It is recommended 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, less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 0.5 hours
The Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tune 130NC 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.
The JBL Tune 130NC 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 JBL Tune 130NC . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tune 130NC have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 130NC
JBL Tune 130NC support AAC, a codec 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 130NC will work well 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.
JBL Tune 130NC have 4 microphones.
The Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The JBL Tune 130NC support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to 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 but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the JBL Tune 130NC support the find earbuds feature.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
The JBL Tune 130NC support fast charging. Commonly, 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, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the JBL Tune 130NC, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions 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 following instruction manuals.
JBL Tune 130NC support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL Tune 130NC come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.