Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3||Nothing Ear 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||7mm||11.6mm|
|sound pressure level||107dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||29hours|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by a casing, 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 protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, Nothing Ear 1 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a weight of 10.6g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g weigh less than the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 with a difference -1.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have sweat resistance
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nothing Ear 1 and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Nothing Ear 1, and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 driver unit is 7mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 by 4.6mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 can make sound with a juicier bass than the Nothing Ear 1
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Nothing Ear 1
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, 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.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3'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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 by 2 hours . Each 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's case has a charge of 21 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life 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, more than that of Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 by 8 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's battery. It is recommended 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 Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Nothing Ear 1 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nothing Ear 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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 Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have 6 microphones.
The Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
Nothing Ear 1 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 1 support the find earbuds feature.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Nothing Ear 1 too support fast charging. It's very 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 just 30 minutes.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.