Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Ultimate Ears Drops
|Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|has an earbud foam
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|has aptx adaptive
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|has ambient sound mode
|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
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro'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.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears Drops are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Ultimate Ears Drops are resistant to sweat
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Ultimate Ears Drops are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Ultimate Ears Drops sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro, and Ultimate Ears Drops have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro driver unit is 13mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 3.8mm , 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.
Ultimate Ears Drops's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears Drops's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Ultimate Ears Drops's battery life is 6 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 have to charge the device less often.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, 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.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Ultimate Ears Drops's case has a charge of 9 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 25 hours, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 16 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Ultimate Ears Drops, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Ultimate Ears Drops support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Ultimate Ears Drops . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops
Ultimate Ears Drops support AAC, a codec 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 Ultimate Ears Drops will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Ultimate Ears Drops have 2 microphones.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
Ultimate Ears Drops support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Ultimate Ears Drops support the find earbuds feature.
Ultimate Ears Drops support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Ultimate Ears Drops, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
Ultimate Ears Drops support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Ultimate Ears Drops come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nokia Clarity Earbuds 2 Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.