OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Z2||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|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||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||31hours||21hours|
|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 is the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids 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 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.
In comparison to the OnePlus Buds Z2, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a lower liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Z2
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a weight of 9g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh more than the OnePlus Buds Z2 by of 3.2g
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 case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the two earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Z2 are resistant to sweat
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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 sit well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, and OnePlus Buds Z2 similar in how loud their sound gets , many people have a misconception 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply 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 alters the signal while at it.
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 changes to the signal on its way through.
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 requires fewer chargings.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Z2 . 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 have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the OnePlus Buds Z2's case has a full 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro'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 highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of OnePlus Buds Z2 by 0.98 hours
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery power is 40mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 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 are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to 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 .
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 be found in your bag, OnePlus Buds Z2 support the find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to find them.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, 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 support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The OnePlus Buds Z2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a control panel on them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.