1MORE is a headphone brand under 1MORE Acoustic Technology Co., Ltd. Founded in 2015, it is an acoustic brand focusing on R&D design and intelligent software and hardware development. The main products are headphones and audio equipment. 1MORE is loved by many consumer groups with its unique design style, excellent sense of hearing and excellent workmanship.
On February 25, 2021, 1MORE’s latest TWS true wireless headphones——1MORE ComfoBuds Pro was officially released, which continued the overall shape of 1MORE ComfoBuds in appearance, but the overall relative volume became larger. The charging case adopts a cobblestone-like shape, and the earphone adopts a slender, slender body. The position of the sound mouth is replaced by eartips from the previous generation, which is more conducive to the active noise reduction function.
The biggest upgrade in the configuration is the 1MORE QuietMax™ noise reduction technology, which supports strong noise reduction, balanced noise reduction and environmental sound enhancement transparent mode, supports three-microphone call noise reduction and outdoor wind noise resistance; 13.4mm is adopted Ultra dynamic unit, support AAC high-definition bluetooth; support in-ear detection function, IPX4 waterproof, etc. The battery life has also been improved, supporting fast charging, and achieving a single 6-hour battery life in noise reduction mode and an overall 20-hour battery life. Let’s experience and evaluate this product in detail!
1. 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro ANC headphones unboxing
①. Product packaging and accessories
The packaging box uses a book box + folding box structure. The front of the outer box cover has a rendering of the brand spokesperson Jay Chow, 1MORE brand LOGO, and product name: 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise reduction headphones.
There are 28h playback, transparent mode, automatic pause/play on the side of the box, the 2021 American CES Innovation Design Award logo, the 1MORE QuietMax™ noise reduction technology logo and the bluetooth logo.
The back of the packaging box uses Chinese simplified, traditional and other national languages to introduce the product’s full-scene active noise reduction (strong noise reduction/balanced noise reduction/anti-wind drying), Sanmai smart call noise reduction, 13.4mm ultra-dynamic unit, fast Charge for 15 minutes and use for 2 hours with four product features. And some product parameter information.
Product parameter information includes product model: ES901, single headphone weight: 5.2g, charging case weight: 40g, overall weight 50.4g, single headphone battery capacity: 50mAh, charging and battery capacity: 450mAh, headphone charging time: 1 hour, charging case Charging time: 2 hours;
Battery life in noise reduction mode: 6 hours for a single time, 20 hours for the whole; in bluetooth mode only: 8 hours for a single time, 28 hours for the whole; speaker impedance: 32Ω, communication distance: 10 meters (in open environment), bluetooth specification: bluetooth 5.0 , bluetooth protocol: HFP/A2DP/AVRCP; input: 5V-1A, working temperature: 0℃~45℃, frequency band: 2.400GHz~2.4835GHz.
Take out the inner packing box.
The inner packaging box continues the design style that 1MORE headphone products have been adopting. The white and gray background colors are combined to form a “1” outline. The left side is designed with the 1MORE brand LOGO, the label has product information, and the right side has 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro. Comfortable A rendering of the product appearance of the bean noise reduction version.
The information on the label includes the product name 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro active noise reduction headphones, and full-scene active noise reduction (strong noise reduction/balanced noise reduction/anti-wind drying), Sanmai smart call noise reduction, 13.4mm ultra-dynamic unit, fast charging Four product highlights with 15 minutes of use for 2 hours.
The information on the back is consistent with the information on the outer book box cover.
Open the foldable cover, and there are sketch-like product features and application scenarios on the inside, which is more interesting.
The dust cover is also provided with operation guide information, which is convenient for users to use quickly.
Open the dust cover, the earphones are located on the box-shaped bracket, and the accessories are inside the box-shaped bracket; there is a quick removal guide printed on the top, and a reminder of precautions at the bottom.
The items in the box include headphones, charging cables, storage bags, eartips, product manuals and 1MORE bear stickers.
The storage bag is made of soft material and comfortable to the touch, with the 1MORE brand LOGO in hot silver on it.
②. Design of charging case
The overall appearance of 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise reduction headphones are treated with a matte coating, with a soft look and delicate touch.
The top of the charging case is designed with a 1MORE brand LOGO.
There is an indicator light on the front of the charging case, and a groove is designed to open the cover for easy opening.
The back of the charging case is a Type-C charging interface with a red rubber core; the shaft is made of metal-like material to enhance the product texture.
Type-C charging interface, with the slogan “One more. hear more.” printed on the shaft.
The bottom information of the charging case has product model: ES901, CMIIT ID: 2020DP12994, battery parameter information: 450mAh/1.71Wh 3.8V, input: 5V-0.5A, output: 5V-0.2A, FCC ID: 2ASDIES901, and various certification marks.
The charging case shows the appearance and size. In the current bluetooth headphones market, it is still a relatively small and portable product.
Open the charging case, the earphones are placed crosswise and flat in the charging case, and the earphone indicator light is still at the end of the earphone handle.
The bluetooth pairing button is located inside the charging station and has a rounded rectangular design.
Compared with the problem that the previous generation product is not easy to take out, this generation of product 1MORE is designed with an empty slot under the end of the earphone handle. When taking it out, you only need to press the end and the earphone body will float out of the charging slot. At the same time, it is also convenient for users to take out and use.
And compared with the increase in the volume of the previous generation, the charging slot is also relatively larger, and it is also more convenient to directly pinch and use.
This product has also changed on the charging contacts, moved from the previous generation headphone handle to the front of the headphone body.
In addition to the charging contacts, the charging slot is also designed with an L/R logo, which is convenient for users to wear it correctly.
③. Headphone design
The appearance design of the headphones also uses the sleek and smooth lines of the previous generation product, and the slim and slender body design, but has been adjusted in many details.
On the front of the earphone, there are gold-plated charging contacts on both sides, and an infrared sensor in the middle position for in-ear detection.
The back of the earphone is designed with a 1MORE brand LOGO, the microphone opening is changed to a slender shape, and the internal stainless steel dust-proof net is covered to prevent foreign objects from entering. And this time the earphone handle adopts an integrated design, therefore, a circular opening is made on the top of the earphone body to facilitate internal assembly.
Headphone top, three-layer structure, back cover, middle integrated cavity and front cavity structure.
There are microphone openings and indicator lights at the bottom of the earphone handle.
There is a long pressure relief hole at the bottom of the earphone to keep air circulation in the cavity.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro’s mouthpiece position has been replaced with eartips from the previous generation earmuffs, which is more conducive to the active noise reduction function. The eartips are made of skin-friendly silicone material with an oval appearance.
The oval sound mouth is covered by a stainless steel dust-proof net. It also adopts a red color scheme. It echoes with the microphone opening and the battery core of the charging interface, which enhances the richness of product details.
After actual measurement, the overall weight of the headphones is about 51.1g.
The weight of a single earphone is about 5.5g, which is relatively comfortable to wear without obvious weight-bearing feeling.
④. 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro ANC Headphones all colors
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is equipped with white and black color schemes. The white uses a matte coating, which is delicate to the touch and relatively softer. The black is treated with NCVM metal coating process, which makes the texture more tough. The two classic colors of black and white are enough to satisfy most people.
⑤. 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro compared with the previous generation
In terms of overall appearance design, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro continues the overall appearance of 1MORE ComfoBuds, but due to the many functions and the improvement of battery life, it is relatively large in size.
The main changes of the headphones are the headset body packaging, eartips and detail processing. In terms of packaging, the earphone handle adopts an integrated design, and a circular opening is made on the top of the earphone body to facilitate internal assembly; the position of the sound mouth is replaced from the previous generation earmuffs to oval eartips, which are larger in size and are attached to the ear canal. The tight fit is more conducive to the active noise reduction function; the back microphone is more open and thinner, and the internal red stainless steel dust-proof net covers.
2. 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro Noise Cancelling Headphone Function Review
①. Interactive experience
In terms of interactive operation, the 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise-cancelling headphone enters the pairing state by long pressing the pairing button, and clicking the bluetooth name of the same name on the mobile phone interface can be paired and connected. After the pairing is successful, for subsequent use, open the charging case to automatically reconnect, which is more convenient to use.
In terms of operation control, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro headphones use touch operation, and the touch area is located in the middle of the earphone handle. Supports three modes of double-click, triple-click and long-press. By default, double-click to realize pause/play in music mode, answer/end function in call mode; triple-click to switch between upper and lower songs; long press to switch strong noise reduction/transparency mode/off. You can also customize the settings through the 1MORE MUSIC mobile APP. Overall control, clear logic, low learning cost, and convenient to use.
②. Noise reduction effect experience
The noise reduction mode is the focus of this product upgrade. 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise reduction headphones are equipped with 1MORE QuietMax™ noise reduction technology, which supports strong noise reduction, balanced noise reduction and environmental sound enhancement transparency modes, and strong noise reduction average noise reduction The depth can reach 35dB; and it supports three-microphone call noise reduction and outdoor wind noise resistance.
| Active noise reduction
In terms of active noise reduction, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro supports four noise reduction modes: strong noise reduction, balanced noise reduction, strong transparency mode, and wind resistance. Strong noise reduction can eliminate strong noise environments such as airplanes, high-speed railways, and subways; balanced noise reduction filters a wider frequency band, which is more suitable for noisy environments such as offices and coffee shops; transparent mode enhances the surrounding environment sound without picking The information can be clearly obtained by dropping the earphones; the anti-wind dryness is to reduce the influence of the whistling wind when running, cycling and other sports, and provide a clear music and call effect.
In actual use experience, strong noise reduction can effectively suppress low-frequency noise. Although balanced noise reduction is not as good as strong noise reduction in terms of noise reduction depth, it can feel the obvious extension of noise reduction frequency band when wearing it. The keyboard percussion sound has better control; the transparent mode has a more comfortable listening performance, and has a better restoration of the human voice; anti-wind drying can effectively reduce the wind noise and enhance the listening experience.
| Call noise reduction
The addition of multiple microphones not only supports the active noise reduction function, but also greatly improves the noise reduction of calls. Each of the left and right earphones is equipped with three microphone units, which cooperate with the intelligent noise reduction algorithm to achieve precise pickup of dual-mic beamforming, while reducing the impact of wind noise and ambient noise, providing clearer and truer call effects.
In the actual experience, the performance is also excellent. In the office where the machine buzzes, the keyboard knocks, and the street with noisy human voices, the use of 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise-cancelling headphones can effectively suppress the impact of environmental sound, and can make The other party gets a clear call content.
③. Music effect experience
In terms of sound quality, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise-canceling headphones use a 13.4mm ultra-dynamic unit, composed of a Japanese four-layer voice coil + FPC + TPU + metal composite diaphragm, which effectively reduces non-linear distortion and improves the sound quality performance under more music styles. ; And supports AAC high-definition bluetooth, has the characteristics of high resolution and high decoding rate, and enhances the detailed performance of sound quality.
For music enthusiasts, you can also customize the equalizer in the 1MORE MUSIC mobile app, and there are many preset sound effects such as classical, dance music, equalization, hip-hop, pop, etc., which can be freely adjusted by users according to their preferences.
In terms of music experience, the overall sense of hearing has a balanced tri-frequency performance, low-frequency vibrations are comfortable, mid-to-high-frequency vocals are clear, and musical instruments are layered. With the active noise reduction function, it minimizes the impact of external noise on the sense of hearing, and can present an immersive music experience. It can meet the music needs of daily office and commuting.
④. Headphone and mobile phone connection compatibility test
In terms of the compatibility of the headphones and mobile phone connection, we tested whether the 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro noise-canceling headphones can display power and interactive operations normally when connected to Apple iPhone12, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, Huawei P40 Pro, Xiaomi 11, and Apple iPad. After testing, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro ANC headphones can display power and perform each operation normally on these products.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is connected to Apple iPhone12, and the battery information can be displayed normally in the status bar, so that users can intuitively learn the remaining battery and charge the headphones in time.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro wakes up Apple iPhone12 voice assistant test, can wake up normally and perform corresponding operations.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is connected to Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, and the percentage information of the remaining battery power of the headphones can be normally displayed on the bluetooth connection interface.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro can wake up the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra voice assistant normally and perform voice operations.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro connects to Huawei P40 Pro to get the remaining battery information in the status bar.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro connects to Huawei P40 Pro to wake up the voice assistant and perform various operations normally.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is connected to Xiaomi 11, and the battery level can be displayed normally in the status bar.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro connected to Xiaomi 11 can wake up the voice assistant normally.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is connected to an Apple iPad tablet computer, which can display the battery normally and perform various operations.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro connects to the Apple iPad tablet computer to wake up the voice assistant function normally.
⑤. Connection stability
To test the connection stability of 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro active noise reduction headphones, the paired mobile phones are placed in a fixed position in the editorial office, and then the headphones are moved to different positions to test the connection stability of different scenarios and distances.
Line 1, passing through the office area of colleagues, computers, printers and other equipment are all working.
Line 2 passes through the partition wall and a transparent floor-to-ceiling glass.
Line 3 is a straight line without obstacles.
Line 4, passing through the reception room and negotiation area, there are scattered obstacles but no electronic signal equipment.
The measured four-point position of the 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro ANC headphone is stable with the mobile phone’s bluetooth connection, and there is no disconnection, sound quality damage or intermittent music playback.
⑥. Charging, battery life
In terms of battery life, it adopts Type-C charging interface and supports fast charging function. It can be charged for 15 minutes and can listen to songs for 2 hours; in the fully charged state, it can achieve a single 6-hour battery life in noise reduction mode, and the overall 20-hour battery life; only in bluetooth mode , A single battery life of 8 hours, with charging case to achieve an overall battery life of 28 hours, can meet the daily normal use of one or even two days.
Use ChargerLAB POWER-Z KT002 portable power tester to perform wired charging test on 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro earbuds, and the input power is about 1.34W.
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro headphones continue the design style of the previous generation products in the overall design. Both the charging case and the headphones give people a slender look. Although the volume has improved compared to the previous generation, it is still a relatively small and portable product in the current TWS headset market. Matched with white and black colors, the texture is rich and the touch feels comfortable.
| Wearing feeling:
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro ANC headphones charging case is placed in a cross and parallel manner. Whether it is taken out or put in the charging case, the direction of the headphones needs to be adjusted, which reduces the convenience of taking out and wearing; in terms of wearing effect, the body adopts a smooth and rounded body. The curved design fits tightly with the ear canal but does not have the feeling of supporting the auricle. It is comfortable and stable to wear and not easy to fall off. Can be worn for commuting sports.
| Noise reduction effect:
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro supports four noise reduction modes: strong noise reduction, balanced noise reduction, strong transparency mode, and anti-wind noise, as well as call noise reduction. In actual use, it has a strong suppressing effect on low-frequency noise. The four modes meet the needs of different scenarios and have a better user experience; the three-microphone call noise reduction function also performs better, which can provide a clear call effect.
| Music effect:
1MORE ComfoBuds Pro headphones use a 13.4mm ultra-dynamic unit and support AAC HD bluetooth. In terms of experience, the overall sense of hearing has a balanced tri-frequency performance, low-frequency vibrations are comfortable, mid- and high-frequency vocals are clear, and musical instruments are well-defined. With the active noise reduction function, it can present an immersive music experience. 1MORE MUSIC APP customizes equalizer and preset sound effects, which enhances the demand for personalized use.
In terms of pairing and connection, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is paired by pressing and holding the pairing button. After the first connection, the headphone can be automatically connected after it is removed from the charging case, and it will be automatically disconnected when placed in the charging case, which is more convenient to use. In the bluetooth connection test with Android system and iOS system, the compatibility is good; the connection is stable within 15 meters, and there is no disconnection and sound quality damage.
| Compared with 1MORE ComfoBuds:
Compared with 1MORE ComfoBuds, 1MORE ComfoBuds Pro is equipped with 1MORE QuietMax™ noise reduction black technology, which has both outstanding noise reduction and high-definition sound quality; and the new three-microphone call reduction function has also been improved in terms of battery life. However, the richness of functionality also makes it a trade-off in terms of size and wearing comfort. In this regard, consumers need to make choices based on their needs.