OnePlus Buds Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's rating for solids indicates 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 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
In comparison to the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a rating of IP57 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, at 12g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by of 2.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound produced by the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1.8mm , 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 imply that they produce better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can produce a juicier bass than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The sound pressure level, 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 OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery life is 9 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, 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 the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case has a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 10 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh. more than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 10mAh
OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 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 a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 will work well with your iPad. If you are planning 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
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.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The vastness of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful 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.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 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 seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another device.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have a control panel on them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.