September 24, 2023
OnePlus Buds Professional 2 include plenty of options that customers will recognize. For starters, there’s assist for Google Quick Pair, which works fairly seamlessly. There’s additionally Qi wi-fi charging, lively noise cancellation as nicely. You additionally get assist for Spatial Audio however in the meanwhile it really works solely with the OnePlus 11. I didn’t take a look at it with OnePlus 11R, so undecided if it really works with the opposite new OnePlus smartphone or not. OnePlus Buds Professional 2 additionally provide multi-point connectivity, which suggests you possibly can join two units on the identical time.

There are three microphones in every earbud, which ensures that the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 deal with calls fairly easily. Most individuals on the opposite finish of the decision by no means complained of any kind of echo or that they may really feel any kind of distortion.

OnePlus Buds Professional 2 have a dual-driver setup of 11mm and 6mm in every earbud. The frequency response fee is between 10-40,000Hz. There isn’t any common LDAC assist however you’ll discover SBC, AAC, LHDC 4 Bluetooth code. We do anticipate the LDAC assist to return because it’s there within the Oppo Enco X2 however got here within the type of a firmware replace.

The Dynaudio collaboration signifies that we couldn’t assist however evaluate these to the Oppo Enco X2. Nonetheless, these earbuds sound quite a bit totally different — and higher — than the OnePlus Buds Professional.

I first tried the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 with the iPhone 14 Professional Max and tuned into Apple Music — with out the HeyMelody app. The outcomes have been extraordinarily underwhelming. Then we switched to a OnePlus cellphone and the distinction in high quality is exceptional.

The Dynaudio ensures that the audio output is de facto good and maybe higher than the Oppo Enco X2. The lows and mids sounded higher and total sound high quality is fairly punchy.

There’s plenty of particulars which might be captured by the earbuds in quite a lot of genres of music. “Calm Down” by Rema and Selena Gomez sounds actually peppy on the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 in comparison with plenty of different earbuds. Freddie Mercury’s unbelievable vary of voice is masterfully captured within the hauntingly melodious “Who Desires to Stay Perpetually” and the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 do justice to it fairly nicely. David Gilmour has some unbelievable guitar solos within the dwell model of “Comfortably Numb”. On fairly a number of earbuds on this worth vary, they depart quite a bit to be desired. Not the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 although because the instrument separation is completed very well. There are songs that actually don’t want vocals and Joe Satriani’s “All the time with me, all the time with you” in a single such tune.There are various transitions between the minor keys and main keys, which frequently sound jarring on earbuds however I didn’t discover any such downside with the OnePlus Buds Professional 2.

The earbuds have a pleasant total sound signature that can please virtually everybody. However do keep in mind you can get one of the best out of those earbuds with the HeyMelody app, With out the app assist — like for us on the iPhone — the earbuds sound actually flat.

With regards to lively noise cancellation, the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 aren’t fairly there within the league of the AirPods Professional or Sony WF-1000XM4 however on this worth vary they do nicely. Each indoors and outside, you will note noise cancellation doing a reasonably satisfactory job. The transparency mode works prefer it ought to.

The battery life on the OnePlus Buds Professional is round six hours with ANC turned on, which is just about par for the course. The charging case provides you one other 25 hours of battery life, which within reason good.

For somebody who was fairly impressed by the Oppo Enco X2, the OnePlus Buds Professional 2 are very a lot alike however carry their very own share of strengths. I observed the distinction between the 2 earbuds when it got here to bass ranges however that is no shock, regardless that the 2 manufacturers might share quite a bit relating to tech.