OnePlus Buds Z2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF C700NSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||OnePlus Buds Z2||Sony WF C700N|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip55||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||5mm|
|battery life of charging case||31hours||10hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||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 an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Sony WF C700N's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Sony WF C700N, OnePlus Buds Z2 have a rating of IP55 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, Sony WF C700N has a lower liquid rating than OnePlus Buds Z2
The Sony WF C700N have a weight of 9.2g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The OnePlus Buds Z2, at 9g are lighter than the Sony WF C700N with a difference -0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Sony WF C700N are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
OnePlus Buds Z2 also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Sony WF C700N have sweat resistance
OnePlus Buds Z2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Sony WF C700N have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Sony WF C700N have stereo speakers, what this means is that Sony WF C700N's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Sony WF C700N have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
Sony WF C700N sit tightly in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both OnePlus Buds Z2, and Sony WF C700N have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Sony WF C700N have a unit size of 5mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
OnePlus Buds Z2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Sony WF C700N by 6mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Sony WF C700N's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
OnePlus Buds Z2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Sony WF C700N's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
OnePlus Buds Z2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
Sony WF C700N's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery life is less than that of Sony WF C700N by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, 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 vendor, and Sony WF C700N's case has a full charge of 10 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
OnePlus Buds Z2's charging case has a battery life of 31 hours, more than that of Sony WF C700N by 21 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Z2's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
OnePlus Buds Z2's battery capacity is 40mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Sony WF C700N have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Sony WF C700N use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Sony WF C700N 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.
OnePlus Buds Z2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Sony WF C700N . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Sony WF C700N have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
OnePlus Buds Z2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Sony WF C700N
Sony WF C700N support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Sony WF C700N 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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 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.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 have 6 microphones.
Sony WF C700N use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Sony WF C700N support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The 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.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Sony WF C700N support the find earbuds feature.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to locate them.
The Sony WF C700N support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Sony WF C700N have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Sony WF C700N have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The OnePlus Buds Z2 too have this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Sony WF C700N, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
OnePlus Buds Z2 also have a control panel on them.
The Sony WF C700N support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Sony WF C700N come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
OnePlus Buds Z2 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.