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Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance 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 value 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, Nothing Ear 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 Nothing Ear 1
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 0.4g
True wireless devices have no wires linking 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 difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices good 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 independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. The OnePlus Buds Z2 and Nothing Ear 1 operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Nothing Ear 1, and OnePlus Buds Z2 have passive noise reduction this implies that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 0.6mm , 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 can generate 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 an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is 7 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 2 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and OnePlus Buds Z2's case is said to have a full charge of 31 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 2 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
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 state of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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.
Nothing Ear 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2 support AAC, a codec that is 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 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Nothing Ear 1 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 be found in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Z2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you find them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Nothing Ear 1 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they have the feature 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.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a control panel on them.
The Nothing Ear 1 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.