No consumer technology company led by OnePlus founder Carl Pein has officially announced its true Ear (1) wireless in-ear headphones. Noise-canceling loops start after months tease, concept imagesand even pre-installation with nothing 100 pairs of in-ear headphones at auction before their official disclosure. Ear (1) earbuds will go on sale on August 17 in 45 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, priced at $ 99/99 pounds / 99 euros.
In a statement, Pei calls the Replace (1) “fresh air breathing in a confused and indifferent market” and said that in-ear headphones “[set] the tone of the future of our digital world. “It simply came to our notice then previously said his plan for None is to build an equipment ecosystem for increasingly complex product groups.
The ear (1) designed around the transparent plastic has a distinctive appearance, revealing some of its internal circles, and each earbud has a color-coded circle (red or white) to indicate the corresponding ear. They are equipped with 11.6mm drivers, and Nothing’s hardware and software have both been tuned by the Swedish electronics industry Teenage Engineering.
The battery life is up to 34 hours when the headset is used with its charging case, and 5.7 hours on the headset itself when the ANC is off (drop to 24 hours and four hours when the ANC is on). They can be charged wirelessly with Qi-compatible chargers or wired via USB-C. The ear (1) uses a microphone on each in-ear headset, which provides noise reduction that can be set to a maximum in a noisy environment, in light if it’s quieter, and there’s a transparent space when you need to hear what’s going on around you. The earbuds also eliminate background noise when they use microphones to make calls.
Ear (1) devices have tap and gesture controls that can be customized through a partner application that also handles the equalizer and Find my Earbud. They have Bluetooth 5.2 and IPX4 water resistance, which should allow them to cope with sweat and small splashes. Fast pairing is supported on compatible Android devices.
While the in-ear headphones will go on sale next month, nothing will sell a limited batch of in-ear headphones from its own website starting July 31st. We have a complete review of the Ear (1) earbud.