Finding wireless headphones on par with AirPods are big words. For them to be cheaper than Apple headphones, that would be mission impossible. This chimera can finally come true, like the auriculares de Rien Ear (1) they can be the best alternative to AirPods.
This particular name is transferred to all areas of the product, both in its design and in its interior. The bet of Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus, is finally bearing fruit with the launch of these headphones. Let’s see the features it offers and its selling price.
A very unusual and transparent design
As soon as you see the appearance of Nothing Ear (1), it already makes you think that the product is special. The first version of this young brand presents a transparent design
Both headphones weigh less than 10 grams, so they will be light as a feather. They combine black with white, besides having ear pads. On the other hand, it has IPX4 protection for water resistance, so you also don’t have to worry about sweating or splashing.
Active noise cancellation and plenty of battery life
In the headset hardware you will find a device compatible with smartphones with iOS 11 or higher, in addition to including Bluetooth 5.2 and AAC and SBC codecs. The brand has integrated a Dynamic driver 11.6 mm which, with an air chamber, will improve sound diffusion. We will see how it works in practice.
It has microphones of Clear Voice technology that allow you to isolate your voice even with wind gusts of 40 km / h. Another section to highlight is Active Noise Cancellation, which has two modes: a softer one for moderate noise situations and a more extreme one for noisy locations.
The battery is another important section to analyze, as it is crucial that the device has good battery life. This is the case with these Nothing Ear (1), which have a battery life up to 5.7 hours if you do not activate noise cancellation. The case, which has the Qi standard for wireless charging, has the headset autonomy for up to 34 hours.
On another note, Carl Pei’s company has developed a own app for Nothing Ear (1), with which you can adjust the equalizers or customize the touch gestures of the headphones.
Price and availability of the AirPods alternative
To this great AirPods alternative, the million dollar question remains, which is how much does it cost. First of all, to buy it, you will have to do it through the Nothing online store, although some physical stores may distribute them.
The headphones will go on sale on August 17th in 45 countries around the world, including Europe. the the official selling price is 99 $, to which will be added the shipping costs. If you wish to be informed of the market launch of Nothing Ear (1), the web allows you to register with an email to inform you of their availability.
Do you find these Nothing Ear (1) a good alternative to AirPods?