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Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II||OnePlus Buds Z2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.3mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||31hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||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 is the level of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring 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 of liquids 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 Z2, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a lower liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Z2
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, at 12.5g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 3.5g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that OnePlus Buds Z2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II and OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The OnePlus Buds Z2 and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II driver unit is 9.3mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 1.7mm , a common assumption 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates 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.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II'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 a particular audio device makes high recognizable 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 means that both devices generate equal treble
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is 7 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the OnePlus Buds Z2's case is said to have a charge of 31 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 13 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is highly adivsable 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, more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery power is 40mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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 OnePlus Buds Z2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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. 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 OnePlus Buds Z2 will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning 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.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II microphones are 8, more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
OnePlus Buds Z2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too 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 easily find them in your bag, OnePlus Buds Z2 support the find earbuds feature.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to locate them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a control panel on them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Z2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.