Energy Sistem Sport 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Energy Sistem Sport 5||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||14mm||11.6mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|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|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|has aptx low latency||✓||✗|
|has aptx hd||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|highest mic frequency||10000Hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||100Hz||✗|
|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 rating of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Nothing Ear 1'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 Nothing Ear 1, Energy Sistem Sport 5 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
Nothing Ear 1 have a weight of 9.4g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Energy Sistem Sport 5, at 18g weigh more than the Nothing Ear 1 with a difference of 8.6g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Nothing Ear 1 are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Nothing Ear 1 are resistant to sweat
Energy Sistem Sport 5'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 designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Nothing Ear 1 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Energy Sistem Sport 5 and Nothing Ear 1 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Nothing Ear 1 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling 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 sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 sit well in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound made by the device.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 driver unit is 14mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 2.4mm , many people have a misconception 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have neodymium magnets, when used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's battery life is equal to that of the Nothing Ear 1 . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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 vendor, and Nothing Ear 1's case has a full charge of 29 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.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 9 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Nothing Ear 1's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 1
Energy Sistem Sport 5's battery power is 40mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
The Nothing Ear 1 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Nothing Ear 1 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Nothing Ear 1 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Nothing Ear 1 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Nothing Ear 1 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 1
Energy Sistem Sport 5 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Energy Sistem Sport 5 will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 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, providing high-resolution audio.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Energy Sistem Sport 5 support APTX Low Latency, a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag for example when playing games.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
Nothing Ear 1 have 6 microphones.
While the Energy Sistem Sport 5 microphones are 2, less than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Nothing Ear 1 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 microphone sensitivity is measured at -42dBV/Pa. The amount 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 sound that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Energy Sistem Sport 5's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are better for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 have a find earbuds feature.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
The Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
Also the Energy Sistem Sport 5 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Energy Sistem Sport 5 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Nothing Ear 1, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Nothing Ear 1 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
Nothing Ear 1 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Energy Sistem Sport 5 also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.