JLab Go Air PopSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JLab Go Air Pop||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||6mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||103db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||29hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||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 offered by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the JLab Go Air Pop's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the JLab Go Air Pop, 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 JLab Go Air Pop have a weight of 7.4g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g weigh more than the JLab Go Air Pop with a difference of 2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, JLab Go Air Pop are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds together.
JLab Go Air Pop are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JLab Go Air Pop have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JLab Go Air Pop have stereo speakers, what this means is that JLab Go Air Pop's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Nothing Ear 1 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JLab Go Air Pop stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Nothing Ear 1, and JLab Go Air Pop have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The JLab Go Air Pop driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines 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 JLab Go Air Pop by 5.6mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The JLab Go Air Pop's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates 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 produce equal bass
The JLab Go Air Pop's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1'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, JLab Go Air Pop's measurement is 103dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JLab Go Air Pop'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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, 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 JLab Go Air Pop 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 manufacturer, and the JLab Go Air Pop's case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows 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 JLab Go Air Pop by 5 hours
It takes 2.2 hours to fully charge the JLab Go Air Pop's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JLab Go Air Pop by 0.7 hours
JLab Go Air Pop's battery capacity is 43mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
JLab Go Air Pop have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JLab Go Air Pop support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JLab Go Air Pop have Bluetooth version of 5.1, 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 JLab Go Air Pop . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JLab Go Air Pop have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JLab Go Air Pop
JLab Go Air Pop support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JLab Go Air Pop will work well 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 JLab Go Air Pop have 2 microphones.
The Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, more than that of JLab Go Air Pop by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
JLab Go Air Pop microphone sensitivity is measured at -42dBV/Pa. The extent of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the microphone can recognize.
Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Nothing Ear 1 have a find earbuds feature.
The JLab Go Air Pop support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The 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 is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
JLab Go Air Pop have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JLab Go Air Pop, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a control panel on them.
JLab Go Air Pop have a warranty period of 2 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Nothing Ear 1 have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of JLab Go Air Pop by 1 Years .
JLab Go Air Pop have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The JLab Go Air Pop come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your pockets 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.