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Nothing Ear (stick)

Nothing Ear (stick)
alaScore 92

35 reviews

Mar, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Nothing Ear (stick). The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and portability. The comfort and sound also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the size and noise isolation.

design, sound, comfort, portability, usability

bass quality, noise isolation, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Nothing Ear (stick) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 35 reviews)

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Expert review by : Andy Boxall (digitaltrends.com)

Nothing Ear Stick review: the coolest ‘buds you’ll ever see

 

It's impossible not to love the way the Nothing Ear Sticks look, but do they have the right sound to back the looks up? We find out in our review.

Eye-catching design Long battery life IP54 rating

Big buds may cause fit problems No voice assistant support

“The Nothing Ear Stick earbuds and case look incredible, with a design that's unlike any other, but the just-acceptable sound quality and simple feature list mean they don't live up to expectations.”

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Jon Porter (theverge.com)

Nothing Ear Stick review: fewer features, more polish

 

With new gadgets, you sometimes hear about the “early adopter tax.” The idea is that a company's first swing at an idea might not be perfect; it might be buggy, badly designed, or otherwise miss the mark in some way. Nothing's debut Ear 1 true wireless...

Fun charging case ; Press controls work great ; Much-improved voice calls

Fit could be more secure ; Not entirely bug-free ; No wireless charging

That makes them a good pair of earbuds for the price but not a good pair of earbuds for everyone.

Oct, 2022

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Nothing Ear (stick) review: Half in-ear, warts and all

 

Do Nothing Ear (stick) stick it to the competition?

Detailed sound quality ; Clear call quality ; Responsive touch controls ; Impressive Bluetooth 5.3 range ; Easy-to-use app

Divisive design ; No ANC ; No wireless charging ; Plenty of noise leakage

The Nothing Ear (stick) is another solid entry into the company’s earbuds lineup, packing a uniquely divisive aesthetic and powerful sound into a less intrusive, half in-ear design. Unfortunately, it falls victim to all the common half in-ear problems.

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

Nothing Ear (Stick) Review: Despite One Major Flaw, The Answer Is Clear - SlashGear

 

Nothing's focus on design has delivered some of the most striking mobile devices and accessories in recent years. Problem is, has practicality been ignored?

Sound is clean and sharp ; Software is simple and functional ; Design is unique and beautiful ; Battery life is adequate ; Hardware controls are elegant and easy

Missing deep bass sound ; One size only ; Significant hardware flaw with rogue debris ; No user-friendly option for hardware cleaning

Nov, 2022

Expert review by : Rado Minkov (phonearena.com)

Nothing Ear Stick review: sticks to the basics, nothing to complain about (for this price)

 

The Ear Stick here, stylized as "Nothing Ear (stick)", is one of Nothing's latest products, and follows the company's now-distinct transparent design language...

Surprisingly good sound for just $99 ; IP54 dust, water and sweat resistance ; Responsive touch controls ; Long battery life ; Cool design

Cylindrical case not as compact as the competition ; No wireless charging ; No ANC

Dec, 2022

Expert review by : Christina Darby (zdnet.com)

Nothing Ear Stick review: Earbuds, but make it fashion

 

There's always something cooking with UK tech company, Nothing. Its newest earbuds, the Ear Stick, may not be sound blockers, but they are certainly eye-catchers.

Design concept is a fun, smart approach to earbuds ; Buds are lightweight ; $99 is a fair price for how unique these are ; Low latency mode is great for mobile gamers who have the Nothing Phone 1

Sound leakage is real ; Cushion-less earbuds are a "glass half empty or half full" situation ; Microphone quality is below average ; No active noise cancellation (ANC)

Oct, 2022

Expert review by : Taylor Kerns (androidpolice.com)

Nothing Ear Stick review: I wish they stuck in my ears

 

Man do they look cool, though

Striking look ; Reliable and satisfying controls ; Solid audio quality

Fit won't be for everyone ; Case gets dingy and isn't easy to clean ; No wireless charging

Dec, 2022

Expert review by : Peter Gotschalk (lbtechreviews.com)

Review: Nothing Ear (stick) | Nothing's New Earbuds Are Worthy Of Their Name

 

No bass, no wireless charging, no noise cancelling. The sound of nothing is not impressive.

Aesthetically pleasing design with transparent "stem" and a case shaped like a lipstick.

Non-existent bass despite Bass Lock technology, no wireless charging case, no noise reduction, case is neither dust nor waterproof.

There’s no need to spend more words on the Nothing Ear (stick). The earbuds can be considered a kind of gimmick at best, if you like the idea of the special case shaped like a lipstick.

Nov, 2022

Expert review by : Ketan Pratap (mysmartprice)

Nothing Ear (Stick) Review: And We Twist - MySmartPrice

 

Nothing Ear (Stick) sports the signature cool design element that Carl Pei's company is now known for. Here's our review. Nothing Ear (Stick) sports the signature cool design element that Carl Pei's company is now known for. Here's our review.

Nov, 2022

Expert review by : Shivangi Agarwal (smartprix_com)

Nothing Ear Stick TWS Review: A perfect balance of style & sound?

 

Nothing Ear Stick TWS Review Summary: Editor's Rating- 3.8/5 Design & fit Connectivity & Controls Sound Battery Pros Good sound quality Comfortable fit Long battery life Cons No ANC Gender-specific design No wireless charging Carl Pei's Nothing...

Good sound quality ; Comfortable fit ; Long battery life

No ANC ; Gender-specific design ; No wireless charging

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Nov, 2022

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