Nothing Ear 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Nothing Ear 2||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ipX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11.6mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||25db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||18hours|
|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 rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP54, the Nothing Ear 2's rating is read as, the first value 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 the second number of 4 means 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Nothing Ear 2
The Nothing Ear 2 have a weight of 9g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, at 11g are heavier than the Nothing Ear 2 by of 2g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Nothing Ear 2 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Nothing Ear 2 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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, what this means is that Nothing Ear 2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Nothing Ear 2 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The 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 overcome background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Nothing Ear 2 stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, and Nothing Ear 2 have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Nothing Ear 2 have a unit size of 11.6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 1.6mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Nothing Ear 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Nothing Ear 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 vendor, and the Nothing Ear 2's case has a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 12 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Nothing Ear 2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Nothing Ear 2's battery power is 33mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. more than that of Nothing Ear 2 by 28mAh
Nothing Ear 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Nothing Ear 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Nothing Ear 2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Nothing Ear 2 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Nothing Ear 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 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 Nothing Ear 2 will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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.
Nothing Ear 2 have 6 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Nothing Ear 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Nothing Ear 2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Nothing Ear 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -40dBV/Pa. The extent 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 voice that the microphone can recognize.
The Nothing Ear 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Nothing Ear 2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Nothing Ear 2 support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
Nothing Ear 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty 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.
Nothing Ear 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Nothing Ear 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Nothing Ear 2 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Nothing Ear 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.