Nothing Ear 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Nothing Ear 2||OnePlus Buds Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ip55|
|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||11.6mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||97db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||30hours|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP54, the Nothing Ear 2's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, 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 2, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a rating of IP55 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Nothing Ear 2 has a lower liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Pro 2
The Nothing Ear 2 have a weight of 9g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2, at 9.8g weigh more than the Nothing Ear 2 with a difference of 0.8g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Nothing Ear 2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Nothing Ear 2 are resistant to sweat
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nothing Ear 2 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Nothing Ear 2 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.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
Nothing Ear 2 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Nothing Ear 2 and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Nothing Ear 2 stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Nothing Ear 2 have a unit size of 11.6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the sound made by the device.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 0.6mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Nothing Ear 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, this means that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can produce a juicier bass than the Nothing Ear 2
The Nothing Ear 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device produces high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Nothing Ear 2
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, OnePlus Buds Pro 2's measurement is 97dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Nothing Ear 2's battery life is 6 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the Nothing Ear 2's case has a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 2
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Nothing Ear 2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 2
Nothing Ear 2's battery capacity is 33mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery power is 60mAh. more than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 27mAh
Nothing Ear 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and case.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Nothing Ear 2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Nothing Ear 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Nothing Ear 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Nothing Ear 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 2
Nothing Ear 2 support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since 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 Nothing Ear 2 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 OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a latency of 54ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Nothing Ear 2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Nothing Ear 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -40dBV/Pa. The size 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 microphone can recognize.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. Microphone sensitivity is a measurement of a microphone's efficiency on how well it converts acoustical energy to electrical energy.
The Nothing Ear 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful 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 2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to locate them.
The Nothing Ear 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too support fast charging. It's very 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 30 minutes.
The Nothing Ear 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 2 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another connected device.
Nothing Ear 2 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Nothing Ear 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too have a control panel on them.
Nothing Ear 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 too support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Nothing Ear 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.