OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Z2||Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||13mm|
|battery life of charging case||31hours||25hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||✗|
|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 is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Z2's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes 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 Z2, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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 transport.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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 Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro and OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce 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 taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The OnePlus Buds Z2 and Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 2mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices produce 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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 2 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 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 several times before recharging the case itself.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 6 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 0.5 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery power is 60mAh. more than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 20mAh
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
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.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Z2 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 have 6 microphones.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
OnePlus Buds Z2 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.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, OnePlus Buds Z2 have a find earbuds feature.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but 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 functions are supported on the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a control panel on them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.