Nothing Ear 1See 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||Nothing Ear 1||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|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||11.6mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||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 refer to the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro'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.
In comparison to the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, 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
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a weight of 12.2g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are lighter than the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro with a difference -2.8g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 are resistant to sweat
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Nothing Ear 1 too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro and Nothing Ear 1 work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 0.6mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro'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 commonly 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 2 hours . Every 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro'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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 8 hours
It takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 0.98 hours
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Nothing Ear 1 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
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).
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have 6 microphones.
Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Nothing Ear 1 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Nothing Ear 1 too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to locate them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a control panel on them.
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 following instruction manuals.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.