Sony WF 1000XM4See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's rating for solids indicates 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.
Compared to the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, Sony WF 1000XM4 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 Sony WF 1000XM4 have a weight of 41g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Sony WF 1000XM4 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro are resistant to sweat
Sony WF 1000XM4'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 made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro and Sony WF 1000XM4 operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro stay well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Sony WF 1000XM4 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 7mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Sony WF 1000XM4's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Sony WF 1000XM4's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that Sony WF 1000XM4 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro
Sony WF 1000XM4 have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help produce music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sony WF 1000XM4's battery life is less than that of Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sony WF 1000XM4's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 9 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Sony WF 1000XM4 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro by 0.5 hours
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Sony WF 1000XM4, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony WF 1000XM4 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony WF 1000XM4 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony WF 1000XM4 will work well with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Sony WF 1000XM4 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have 4 microphones.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Sony WF 1000XM4 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 Sony WF 1000XM4 have a find earbuds feature.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too 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.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 have a multipoint of 1 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a control panel on them.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sony WF 1000XM4 also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Sony WF 1000XM4 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.