OnePlus has launched a cheaper version of its flagship earbuds, called the Buds 2 Pro Lite, along with the OnePlus Ace 2V smartphone in China. These earbuds are known as OnePlus Buds Pro 2R in India and the international market. Let’s learn more about the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Lite, including its features, availability, and expected price in Nepal.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Lite Overview:
The Buds Pro 2 Lite looks quite identical to the flagship, more expensive OnePlus Buds Pro 2. These half-in-ear earbuds come in an ergonomic dual-tone design with a glossy stem and a matte finish on the other sides. It is available in white and black color options, while these earbuds are IP55 dust and splash-resistant too. Each Buds Pro 2 Lite weighs 4.9 grams, whereas its oval-shaped charging case weighs 47.3 grams.
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OnePlus has worked with Hans Zimmer, a well-known German composer, to tune these earbuds. The company has also collaborated with Danish loudspeaker manufacturer Dynaudio for this. The Buds Pro 2 Lite has a frequency response range of 10 – 40,000Hz, while it is equipped with an 11mm dynamic woofer and a 6mm tweeter. It is also rated to block up to 48dB of outside noise, whereas it supports personalized ANC like the regular Buds Pro 2 as well.
Buds Pro 2 Lite can connect to two devices at the same time via Bluetooth 5.3 as well, with a maximum operating distance of 10 meters. It also supports LHDC 5.0 hi-res audio codec, alongside AAC, LC3, and SBC. There are three microphones onboard here, while these earbuds offer up to 54ms latency for smooth gaming. But unlike the regular Buds Pro 2, it does miss out on the head tracking feature, even though it still supports Spatial Audio.
Rest of the specs
As for the battery, each earbud has a 60mAh cell while the case carries a 520mAh battery. OnePlus claims the Buds Pro 2 Lite (earbuds + charging case) can provide up to 39 hours of playback time with ANC turned off. Or up to 25 hours with ANC on. On its own, the Buds Pro 2 Lite manages 6 or 9 hours of playback with ANC on or off.
As for charging, a quick 10-minute top-off can get you 10 hours of music time, while a full charge takes around 60 minutes. More importantly, the Buds Pro 2 Lite also gets rid of Qi wireless charging to bring down the cost.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Lite Specifications:
- Weight: 47.3g (case), 4.9g (earbud)
- IP Rating: IPX4 (case), IP55 (earbuds)
- Driver: 11mm and 6mm dual-drivers
- Audio Codec: LHDC 5.0, AAC, LC3, and SBC
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.3
- Extras: Dynaudio, 54ms low latency
- Active Noise Cancellation (ANC): Yes, Up to 48dB
- Battery: 60mAh (earbuds), 520mAh (case)
- Runtime: 9 hours, up to 39 hours with charging case
- Colors: White and Black
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Lite Price in Nepal and Availability
The Buds Pro 2 lite is currently available for pre-order in China for CNY 749, with the regular price set at CNY 799. We anticipate the price of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Lite in Nepal to be around NPR 17,499 if and when it launches here.
|TWS Earbuds||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Lite||CNY 799||NPR 17,499|
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