Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Nothing Ear 1||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11.6mm||11mm|
|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||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 rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring 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.
In comparison to the Nothing Ear 1, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a higher liquid rating than Nothing Ear 1
Nothing Ear 1 have a weight of 9.4g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh more than the Nothing Ear 1 with a difference of 3.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Nothing Ear 1 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the two earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Nothing Ear 1 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and Nothing Ear 1 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Nothing Ear 1 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
Nothing Ear 1 stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 0.6mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is 5 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is more than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 3 hours . Each 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Nothing Ear 1's case has a full charge of 29 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 9 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Nothing Ear 1's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 0.5 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Nothing Ear 1 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Nothing Ear 1 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Nothing Ear 1 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Nothing Ear 1 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Nothing Ear 1 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 1
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend 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.
Nothing Ear 1 have 6 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 1 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being 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 earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nothing Ear 1, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
The 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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Nothing Ear 1 by 1 Years .
Nothing Ear 1 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Nothing Ear 1 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.