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Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nuraphone NuraTrueSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Nuraphone NuraTrue||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||108dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||18hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||8only|
|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 solids and liquids. 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 (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Nuraphone NuraTrue's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a weight of 14.8g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, at 12.5g are lighter than the Nuraphone NuraTrue by -2.3g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Nuraphone NuraTrue are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Nuraphone NuraTrue have stereo speakers, what this means is that Nuraphone NuraTrue's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II and Nuraphone NuraTrue have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Nuraphone NuraTrue and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue sit well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out .
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, and Nuraphone NuraTrue have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a unit size of 10mm 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 earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Nuraphone NuraTrue's measurement is 108dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is equal to that of the Nuraphone NuraTrue . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Nuraphone NuraTrue's case has a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, equal to that of the Nuraphone NuraTrue
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Nuraphone NuraTrue
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Nuraphone NuraTrue
Nuraphone NuraTrue support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Nuraphone NuraTrue will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have 2 microphones.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II microphones are 8, more than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 6 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a find earbuds feature.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have a control panel on them.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.