LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Nothing Ear 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP67||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||11.6mm|
|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||6only||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|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP67, the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, Nothing Ear 1 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Nothing Ear 1
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a weight of 5.7g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are heavier than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by of 3.7g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds .
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have sweat resistance
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have stereo speakers, what this means is that LG Tone Free Fit TF8's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nothing Ear 1 and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Nothing Ear 1 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 sit well in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 5.6mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, 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 can produce equal bass
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8'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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 9 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8'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, more than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 0.5 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Nothing Ear 1 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, 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, older than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have 6 microphones.
Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 have a find earbuds feature.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.