A mellow melody: OnePlus Buds Pro 2 review

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A mellow melody: OnePlus Buds Pro 2 review
A mellow melody: OnePlus Buds Pro 2 review

Along with the flagship OnePlus 11, the corporate has already upgraded its premium earbud providing with the OnePlus Buds Pro 2. I’ve had it plugged it for about three weeks now and right here’s whether or not it made me dance to its tunes!


The case is mild and compact, with a minimal brand and ‘Dynaudio’ branding on high. The USB-C port is on the again whereas the indicator mild is on the entrance as a signpost for pairing and charging. 

The earbuds are light-weight too and I feel are positively probably the most comfy in-ear buds I’ve used during the last 12 months. Even with 4-5 hour streaming binges, there’s little or no discomfort with the Buds Pro 2 plugged in.

A mellow melody: OnePlus Buds Pro 2 review
Sound high quality

Google Fast Pair works snappily with every new machine I join the buds to. So, no sweat there. 


I activate some Spotify and discover that the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 principally has a well-balanced sound profile. It’s slightly keen on excessive notes and trebles throughout tracks, which is one thing you gained’t discover on many earphones. Whether that’s a fascinating high quality or not depends upon what sort of sound profile you like as a listener. For what it’s price, it doesn’t precisely underplay the bass. The Dynaudio default equaliser and the three presets – Bold, Serenade, and Bass – all do agood job of providing alternate acoustic preferences. 

Spatial Audio

The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 has adopted Google’s signature spatial audio perform developed for Android 13. And I want I had one thing good to jot down about this however I don’t. Switching on the Fixed spatial mode tilts the whole soundtrack to being louder and treble-heavy, and fairly unpleasantly so. The impact could be a bit jarring and higher-end TWS choices such because the Apple Airpods Pro and the Samsung Buds2 Pro do a significantly better job of making the spatial sound impact. 

While OnePlus has managed to get a elaborate collab with the composer extraordinaire, Hans Zimmer, the specifically created ‘Soundscape’ is but to be part of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 machine/app (on the time of writing). The firm says customers want to attend for an OTA improve on this one.

Call high quality

On Zoom calls taken each from house and a quiet office, I used to be instructed my voice was clear on the opposite facet. I additionally didn’t hear many complaints once I took calls whereas out and about. 

Noise cancellation 

The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 incorporates a “good adaptive” noise cancellation perform, eliminating ambient noise as much as 48dB. To offer you an instance, conversations at house or a quiet, non-chatty office may register at round 50 dB. The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 really does a fairly first rate job of drowning out chatter and the loud buzz of the metro that I take day by day. 

There’s a transparency mode that accompanies any noise cancellation TWS earbud and does its job nicely of letting ambient sound in.

App Quality

There are some customisations I could make via the app. 

I can use a fast squeeze solely to play/pause on each buds. A double-squeeze could be customised to navigate tracks, set off the voice assistant or have a sport mode on. The similar goes for a triple-squeeze. 

Battery life 

This someday once I was alleged to be ending this text, I went on a YouTube & Spotify nostalgia music binge as an alternative. The buds went on for nearly 4-5 hours of steady playback and nonetheless had some residual cost left. In the three weeks that I’ve been utilizing them, they haven’t actually died on me regardless of not being plugged in religiously each couple of days or so. A full-charged charging case is sweet for 3 cycles of cost for the earbuds. 


At this value vary, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 is among the greatest TWS buds for customers of Android gadgets. The solely gripe I’ve is the spatial audio might have been extra well-rounded and resonant as an alternative of being heavy on the treble.  

Price – ₹11,999

Pros – Decent sound high quality, lengthy battery life, efficient noise cancellation 

Cons – No on-device quantity controls, spatial sound results could possibly be higher

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