OnePlus Buds N with Bluetooth 5.2, 12.4mm drivers, Dolby Atmos, up to 30h total playback, fast charge announced

OnePlus just announced the Buds N, the company’s latest budget TWS earbuds in  China along with the OnePlus Ace. It has has Bluetooth 5.2, 94ms ultra low latency and 12.4mm Dynamic drivers tuned for rich bass. It has an ergonomic in-ear design and fits better in the ear canal, says the company. The earphones support touch controls, but lacks wear detection for auto play / pause.

A single earphone is as light as about 4.8g, which is light and comfortable to wear. You can choose from three pairs of large, medium and small silicone earplugs. It promises up to 30 hours of total playback on a single charge and up to 7h standalone playback. The earbuds feature Flash charge that offers 5 hours of listening time with a 10-minute charge.

OnePlus Buds N specifications
  • 12.4mm dynamic driver, tuned for rich bass, 20-20,000Hz frequency response range, 98dB driver sensitivity
  • Bluetooth 5.2, AAC codec, Dolby Atmos (OnePlus 7/7 Pro later), OnePlus Fast Pair (OnePlus 6 and later)
  • dual microphones for AI call noise cancellation
  • Touch controls for track change, voice assistant, Play/pause
  • 94ms low latency with selected OnePlus smartphones and with Pro Gaming Mode enabled
  • Sweat and water-resistant (IP55) for headset
  • Dimensions for Earbud: 27.76×20.72×23.49mm; Charging box: 67.9×35.5×28.68mm
  • Weight for Earbud: 4.82g (4.77g for Black); Charging box: 47.23g (50.33g for Black)
  • 41mAh battery in buds offers up to 7 hours playback, 30h with 480mAh charging case
  • Flash charge – 10 mins for 5 hours (charging box+earbuds)
Pricing and availability

The OnePlus Buds N comes in Black and White colours, is priced at 199 yuan (US$ 30 / Rs. 2,350 approx.) and will go on sale in China from April 26th. It will launch in India as OnePlus Nord Buds on April 28th.


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