JBL Tune 130NCSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 130NC||OnePlus Buds Z2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ip55|
|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||11mm|
|sound pressure level||103db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||31hours|
|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 level of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the JBL Tune 130NC's rating is read as, the first value 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.
In comparison to the JBL Tune 130NC, OnePlus Buds Z2 have a rating of IP55 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, JBL Tune 130NC has a lower liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Z2
The JBL Tune 130NC have a weight of 11.3g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
OnePlus Buds Z2, at 9g weigh less than the JBL Tune 130NC with a difference -2.3g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 130NC are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Z2 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds together.
JBL Tune 130NC have sweat resistance
OnePlus Buds Z2's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL Tune 130NC have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Tune 130NC have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both OnePlus Buds Z2 and JBL Tune 130NC have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Tune 130NC have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The JBL Tune 130NC and OnePlus Buds Z2 operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The JBL Tune 130NC sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 130NC have a unit size of 10mm 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Tune 130NC 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.
JBL Tune 130NC's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
JBL Tune 130NC's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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 before recharge. 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 3 hours . Each 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and JBL Tune 130NC's case is said to have a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
OnePlus Buds Z2's charging case has a battery life of 31 hours, more than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 1 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 130NC's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery power is 40mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tune 130NC have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Tune 130NC have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
OnePlus Buds Z2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the JBL Tune 130NC . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 130NC
JBL Tune 130NC 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 JBL Tune 130NC will work well with your iPhone. 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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
The JBL Tune 130NC have 4 microphones.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
JBL Tune 130NC use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
JBL Tune 130NC support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
OnePlus Buds Z2 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.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, JBL Tune 130NC support the find earbuds feature.
OnePlus Buds Z2 also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
The JBL Tune 130NC support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the OnePlus Buds Z2 too 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 also support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tune 130NC, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tune 130NC have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
JBL Tune 130NC come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
OnePlus Buds Z2 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.