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||Nothing Ear 1||JBL Tune 225TWS|
|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||11.6mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|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 rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
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.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier 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 wires 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 distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 have sweat resistance
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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nothing Ear 1 and JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Nothing Ear 1 have Active Noise Cancellation 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 outcompete background noise.
The JBL Tune 225TWS stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both Nothing Ear 1, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size determines the sound produced by the device.
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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, 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, 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening 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 the JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging 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 takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge 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 225TWS by 0.5 hours
The Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have 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 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, 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, 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 that is 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 225TWS will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
While the Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
Nothing Ear 1 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The 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.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 have a find earbuds feature.
JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just 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 functions are supported on the device.
Nothing Ear 1 too 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
JBL Tune 225TWS have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
JBL Tune 225TWS come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.