Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 225TWS||Nothing Ear 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||105dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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 is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Nothing Ear 1's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g weigh less than the JBL Tune 225TWS with a difference -0.4g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 are resistant to sweat
JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL Tune 225TWS's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nothing Ear 1 and JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Nothing Ear 1 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
JBL Tune 225TWS stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm 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 earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 0.4mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, 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 225TWS's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is 5 hours, 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 chanrgings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS . 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a charge of 20 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.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 9 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is recommended to charge fully 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, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 0.5 hours
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have USB TYPE-C, an industry-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 electronics.
JBL Tune 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nothing Ear 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
JBL Tune 225TWS support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 225TWS will work well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
The Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Nothing Ear 1 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
The Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have a control panel on them.
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 225TWS have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.