OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
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||OnePlus Buds Z2||Nuraphone NuraTrue|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip55||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||108db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||31hours||18hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Nuraphone NuraTrue's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes 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 Nuraphone NuraTrue, OnePlus Buds Z2 have a rating of IP55 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, OnePlus Buds Z2 has a higher liquid rating than Nuraphone NuraTrue
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have a weight of 14.8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
OnePlus Buds Z2, at 9g are lighter than the Nuraphone NuraTrue by -5.8g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Nuraphone NuraTrue are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Z2 also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Nuraphone NuraTrue are resistant to sweat
OnePlus Buds Z2's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Nuraphone NuraTrue have stereo speakers, what this means is that Nuraphone NuraTrue's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both OnePlus Buds Z2 and Nuraphone NuraTrue have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Nuraphone NuraTrue stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The 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 corellates with the loudness of the device.
OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 1mm , a common assumption 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.
Nuraphone NuraTrue's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Nuraphone NuraTrue's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, 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.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue'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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is more than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 1 hours . 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 is said to have a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
OnePlus Buds Z2's charging case has a battery life of 31 hours, more than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 13 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Nuraphone NuraTrue's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery power is 40mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
OnePlus Buds Z2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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. Since 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 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 OnePlus Buds Z2 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.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue have 2 microphones.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 microphones are 6, more than that of Nuraphone NuraTrue by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
Nuraphone NuraTrue have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
OnePlus Buds Z2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, OnePlus Buds Z2 support the find earbuds feature.
Nuraphone NuraTrue support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Nuraphone NuraTrue have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Nuraphone NuraTrue, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
OnePlus Buds Z2 also have a control panel on them.
Nuraphone NuraTrue support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Nuraphone NuraTrue come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
OnePlus Buds Z2 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.