OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Z2||Nothing Ear 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||11.6mm|
|battery life of charging case||31hours||29hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
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 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, 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
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Z2 with a difference of 0.4g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo 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 makes use of more advanced technology 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. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
OnePlus Buds Z2 sit well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by 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 , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component makes high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The 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 given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
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 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 vendor, and the OnePlus Buds Z2's case has a full charge of 31 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging 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 takes 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.
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 power is 40mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nothing Ear 1, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too use 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 allows data transfers 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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a 10meters distance to connect 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 can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its 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.
While the Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are 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 lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the OnePlus Buds Z2 have a find earbuds feature.
Nothing Ear 1 also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you locate them.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Nothing Ear 1 too 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
OnePlus Buds Z2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Nothing Ear 1 also have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.