OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Z2||BLX Earbuds Gen 1|
|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||✗|
|battery life of charging case||31hours||13.5hours|
|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 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 refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP55, the OnePlus Buds Z2'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.
Compared to the OnePlus Buds Z2, BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, OnePlus Buds Z2 has a higher liquid rating than BLX Earbuds Gen 1
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1, at 44.5g weigh more than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 35.5g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
OnePlus Buds Z2 stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both BLX Earbuds Gen 1, and OnePlus Buds Z2 have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is 7 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery life is less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 2.5 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and OnePlus Buds Z2's case is said to have a full charge of 31 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's charging case has a battery life of 13.5 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 17.5 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery power is 40mAh. equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.1, older than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2 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 the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Z2 will work well with your iPad. If you intend 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
While the BLX Earbuds Gen 1 microphones are 2, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Z2 support the find earbuds feature.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the OnePlus Buds Z2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have a control panel on them.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.