Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3||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||7mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||107dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||31hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|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 refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means 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 is read as, the first number 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 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, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has a lower liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, at 10.6g are heavier than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 1.6g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Z2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3'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 independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 and OnePlus Buds Z2 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, and OnePlus Buds Z2 have passive noise reduction this means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The 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 device, its size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 driver unit is 7mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 4mm , as many tend to believe 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 indicate 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 device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this means that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 can make sound with a juicier bass than the OnePlus Buds Z2
The OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, this means that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the OnePlus Buds Z2
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's measurement is 107dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's battery life is equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . 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 have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and OnePlus Buds Z2's case has 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 having to recharge the case itself.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 10 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 for the first time.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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. 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 iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
OnePlus Buds Z2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, OnePlus Buds Z2 have a find earbuds feature.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the OnePlus Buds Z2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a control panel on them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
OnePlus Buds Z2 come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.