1MORE launched a new ComfoBuds series TWS headset in 2020. The first product is extremely compact, slender body, and the micro eartips design between the semi-in-ear and in-ear styles is very impressive. In the first quarter of 2021, ComfoBuds noise reduction version 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro was released, which has both outstanding noise reduction effect and high-definition sound quality.
Recently, ComfoBuds’ third product, 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 was officially released. The appearance design continues the most compact and comfortable feature of the first-generation product, and has once again upgraded the unique replaceable patented eartips design. The use of a softer silicone material not only ensures the comfort of wearing, but also improves the air tightness and provides an excellent semi-in-ear bass effect.
In terms of functional configuration, it is equipped with a 13.4mm large-size unit, LCP (liquid crystal polymer) + PU composite diaphragm, supports AAC high-definition audio format, and the sound quality is carefully adjusted by Grammy recording engineer Luca Bignardi. It is equipped with bluetooth 5.2 chip, supports open lid connection, and supports low-latency game mode. It also supports dual-mic call noise reduction, IPX5 waterproof and sweat resistant, etc. Let us experience this product in detail below.
01/ 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 Unboxing
Packaging and Accessories
The packaging box adopts the classic design of 1MORE, with the “1MORE” brand LOGO displayed on the front, product name: 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headset, product features: 13.4mm large size unit, bluetooth 5.2, dual-mic call noise reduction, 24-hour battery life . A rendering of the product appearance is shown on the right.
The back of the box introduces the product’s functional characteristics, as well as some product functional parameters. On the side, there are three product features including AAC high-definition bluetooth, fast charging for 15 minutes, 3 hours of use, IPX5 waterproof, and bluetooth logo.
The items in the box include headset, charging cable, eartips, product manual, warranty card, and 1MORE bear sticker.
An extra pair of eartips is included, and there is a pair of smaller eartips on the earphone.
The included charging cable is a USB-A to USB Type-C interface, which is more convenient to use.
The appearance of the 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 charging case continues the design of a generation of products, using a slender oval body, but with many optimizations in details. This model is a “starry sky black” color scheme, and the body will show blue highlights like a starry sky under the light, which is very unique.
The back shaft of the charging case also uses a curved design. The product slogan “One more, hear more” is designed on the shaft, and the Type-C charging interface below is still decorated with red rubber cores.
There are some printed information at the bottom of the charging case with company name: 1MORE Acoustics Co., Ltd., product name: 1MORE ComfoBuds 2, product model: ES303, battery capacity: 410mAh/1.558Wh, input: 5V-1A, output: 5V-0.25A ,Made in China.
Open the charging case and display the internal structure. The overall layout of the ComfoBuds series is continued. In terms of details, the optimized arc-shaped charging cockpit structure makes the two ends of the headset protrude from a high position in the cockpit, making it easier to take out.
A function button is provided on the charging cockpit for bluetooth pairing and connection functions. The headphone indicator light is still located at the bottom of the headphone handle, but the color has been changed from the very bright red and blue of the previous two generations to a softer off-white.
The overall appearance of 1MORE ComfoBuds 2. Charging case metal thimble for charging the earbuds.
The overall appearance of 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 earbuds, the streamlined body design of water droplets is small and slender. The color scheme and craftsmanship are consistent with the charging case.
There is a strip microphone opening on the outside of the earphone, and the red dust-proof net inside prevents foreign objects from entering, and at the same time plays an embellishment effect, making the product look more lively. The bottom of the earphone handle is a microphone opening for voice call pickup.
Inside the earphone, there are metal contacts for charging the earphone and a pressure relief hole to balance the pressure inside and outside the earphone and provide a more comfortable wearing experience. The bottom of the earphone is also provided with a strip pressure relief hole, which is protected by a fine dust-proof net inside.
The headphone mouthpiece adopts a compact eartips design similar to that of the first generation product, but it is upgraded to a softer silicone material to achieve semi-in-ear comfort while adding a certain degree of air-tightness to enhance the bass effect. The interior is also protected by a red dust-proof net to prevent foreign objects from entering the sound cavity.
After actual measurement, the overall weight of the 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headset is about 35.7g.
The weight of a single headset is only 4.3g, with a slim body design, the overall appearance is very small and exquisite, and it is light and comfortable to wear.
1MORE ComfoBuds 3rd generation product comparison
1MORE ComfoBuds 2 is the latest generation product, which integrates the advantages of the previous generation in appearance design and optimizes the shortcomings of the previous generation products.
In terms of charging case, 1MORE ComfoBuds and 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 are the most similar among the three products. 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro maintains the appearance of the ComfoBuds series due to the addition of active noise reduction function, but the volume is relatively large among the three products.
Both 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 and 1MORE ComfoBuds adopt the starry black color scheme, and the new “blue starlight” is more dense and visible. The opening of the cover adopts a curved waistline design, and the external appearance is more layered. The extension to the internal structure makes the earphones more protruding from the charging cockpit for easy removal.
In terms of earphones, the size of 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 is similar to that of the first-generation product, and it also uses a compact eartips design, but the second-generation product eartips are more flexible, and comes with two random sizes for users to choose from. But structurally, ComfoBuds 2 adopts the design of ComfoBuds Pro, which is more integrated.
In terms of functional configuration, 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 is upgraded to a bluetooth 5.2 chip compared to the 1st generation, and supports smart dual-microphone noise reduction. The battery life has also been greatly improved, and a new fast charging function has been added. Compared with 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro, the former is chosen between comfortable wearing and active noise reduction.
02/ 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 function review
1MORE ComfoBuds 2 The overall appearance continues the classic design language of the previous generation of products. The slim and streamlined design of water drops is very fashionable and very decorative.
At the same time, 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 pays more attention to ergonomic design. The overall body of the headset is smooth and round to the touch, and fits closely to the ear canal when worn. With a lightweight body of 4.3g, it provides a comfortable and stable wearing effect.
And compared to the previous generation, 1MORE ComfoBuds 2’s unique replaceable patented eartips are made of softer silicone material. While providing comfort to wear, it also has stronger airtightness, thus bringing a better half. In-ear audio quality.
In terms of connection, 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 uses a Hall-sensing solution to automatically turn on/off by sensing the switch status of the charging case cover.
Open the charging case, the headset will automatically turn on and enter the bluetooth pairing state, search for “1MORE ComfoBuds 2” for pairing. After the pairing is successful, you can use it to reconnect after opening the cover, which is very convenient to use. To switch other devices, you can enter the re-pairing state by long pressing the function key.
In terms of control, it has two modes of double-click and triple-click, and supports multiple options of pause/play, previous/next song switching, volume +/-, and wake up voice assistant. Custom presets can be made through the “1MORE MUSIC” APP. It also supports the in-ear detection function, which automatically pauses playback when you take off the headset, and resumes playback when you wear the headset.
In terms of music performance, the 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headset is equipped with a large dynamic 13.4mm in a compact body, using LCP (liquid crystal polymer) + PU composite diaphragm unit material, and support AAC codec.
The large dynamic size and unique eartips design bring a full and surging low-frequency effect to the headset, and the high-definition bluetooth format reduces the loss in the audio transmission process. The output audio is also carefully tuned by Grammy sound engineer Luca Bignardi, and integrates Sonarworks professional sound calibration technology selected by many professional music producers around the world to provide a music effect closer to the original sound of the recording studio.
1MORE MUSIC APP equalizer is also set with 12 preset sound effects, including bass reduction, bass enhancement, classical, electronic music, hip-hop, pop, vocal enhancement, etc. Each sound effect provides a personalized audio expression, which can be customized according to the individual Like to choose freely.
The APP also introduces sleep-aid audio, in the “Sleep Melody”, there are dozens of natural sounds including rain, strong wind, rivers, waves, fields, forests, underwater, outer space, etc. Help users relax their bodies and quickly go to sleep.
The other direction of audio is the voice call function. The 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headset has two built-in microphone units and upgrades the noise reduction algorithm. Through the multi-microphone digital signal processing algorithm and beamforming technology, the human voice and environmental noise are effectively separated, and the human voice is intelligently enhanced. It can provide clear voice communication effects for playing games and WeChat calls.
Gaming is also an important use scenario for headsets. TWS headsets can provide a more free experience by avoiding the shackles of wires. However, the unavoidable delay problem of TWS headsets affects the user experience to a large extent.
1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headset has excellent delay performance in standard mode in terms of gaming experience. In Game For Peace, ordinary players have been able to play the game smoothly without particularly noticeable discomfort.
For some gamers who are more sensitive to delay, you can also turn on the game mode in the APP. 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 has further optimized the game mode this time, and the official data has the lowest latency as low as 90ms. In terms of experience, after the game mode is turned on, the audio and the picture are more coordinated, and the audio and picture are synchronized, and the experience is better.
Charging & Battery Life
1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headphones have also been greatly improved in terms of battery life. Nearly the same volume as the first-generation product, the headset battery capacity has been increased to 43mAh, the single battery life has reached 6 hours, and the overall battery life has also been increased from 18 hours to 24 hours.
1MORE ComfoBuds 2 also adds a fast charging function, which can charge for 15 minutes and provide 3 hours of battery life. When I get up in the morning, I find that the headphones are out of power, and the time to wash my face and mouth is quick to charge, so I can easily cope with commuting use.
The 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 true wireless headset continues the classic design of this series in appearance, returning to the exquisite and compact appearance and slender body of the first generation product, and has been optimized in many aspects. The charging case adopts a curved waistline design, the external look and feel is more layered, and the extension to the internal structure makes the headset more protruding from the charging cockpit and easy to take out. The unique patented eartips design of the earphone uses a softer silicone material and provides two sizes for users to choose from.
1MORE ComfoBuds 2 upgrades to bluetooth 5.2 version, which has a more stable connection and lower power consumption. Charging case Open the cover and enter the pairing state. After pairing and connection, you can use the cover to connect afterwards, which is very convenient. It adopts touch operation, supports double-click and triple-click control modes, multiple control options, and supports in-ear detection function to meet the interactive needs of daily use.
In addition to exquisite appearance and comfortable wearing, audio experience is the main feature of this product. The large dynamic size, high-definition bluetooth format, and the meticulous adjustment by the Grammy sound engineer provide 1MORE ComfoBuds 2 with rich, full and more realistic music performance. 12 preset sound effects to meet the needs of different users for different music styles. It also has a sleeping melody to help you fall asleep quickly. The dual microphone unit is matched with an intelligent call noise reduction algorithm to provide a clear voice call effect.
Other aspects have further improved the delay performance, providing a smooth game experience with synchronized audio and video. The battery life has also been greatly improved, with a single battery life of 6 hours and an overall battery life of 24 hours, and a new fast charging function has been added, which can quickly charge when there is no electricity. It also supports other functions such as IPX5 waterproof.