If you have ever searched for boAt Airdopes under 1500 rupees, chances are high that you have heard about Airdopes 141 & 121v2. Though they cost almost the same, there’re some differences between the two.

Today, we’re going to compare boAt Airdopes 141 & 121v2 TWS earbuds w.r.t design, battery and sound quality. If you’re in the mood to buy any of them but confused, this post will make it clear.

boAt Airdopes 121v2 vs boAt 141 Compared

FeaturesAirdopes 141Airdopes 121v2
TypeTWS EarbudsTWS Earbuds
Bluetooth versionv5.0v5.0
Touch controlsYesYes
IWP supportYesYes
Driver size8mm8mm
Battery size (earbuds)30 mAh40 mAh
Battery size (powercase)600 mAh380 mAh
Playtime (fully charged earbuds)6 Hours3.5 hours
Total battery backup42 Hours14 Hours
ASAP ChargingYesNo
Charging time1h (earbuds) 2h (case)2h (earbuds)
Warranty1 Year1 Year

Design & Build Quality

Features boAt Airdopes 141 boAt Airdopes 121v2
Bluetooth version v5.0 v5.0
Is it waterproof? Yes, IPX4 No
Smart Touch Controls Yes Yes
Is it Ergonomic? Yes Yes

Let’s start with the design & appearance. boAt 141 is ahead of Airdopes 121v2 because it is IPX4 rated splash proof. Although IPX4 rating doesn’t provide good water resistivity, it is there in Airdopes 141.

boAt Airdopes 121v2 earbuds review

On the other hand, Airdopes 121v2 has no shield against water, sweat or splashes which makes it terrible to use outdoors. However, both are ergonomically designed, with smart touch controls featuring Bluetooth v5.0.

Sound Quality

Features Airdopes 141 Airdopes 121v2
boAt Signature sound? Yes No (HD Sound only)
Driver size 8mm 8mm
Mic & Voice assistant? Yes Yes
Bass quality Good Decent
Low Latency Yes (80ms) No

Let me make it very clear: boAt Airdopes 141 offer better sound quality than boAt 121v2. The signature sound, with an 8mm driver, makes it even better & mesmerizing.

The bass quality is better in boAt 141. However, Airdopes 121v2 also offers decent bass quality but that is as good as Airdopes 141. Both supports microphone & voice assistants.

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Further, Airdopes 141 has low latency mode which helps you during gaming & video streaming. boAt 121v2 have no low latency and significant lags can be observed during music & video streaming. However when you play games, the delay is significant.

Battery & Charging

Features Airdopes 141 Airdopes 121v2
Battery Size (per earbud) 30 mAh 40 mAh
Powercase 600 mAh 380 mAh
Playtime (per charge cycle) 6 hours 3.5 hours
Overall playtime 42 hours 14 hours
Charging time 1h (earbuds) 2h (case) 2h (earbuds)

Let’s compare boat 121v2 vs boat 141 in terms of battery dynamics. Here, boAt 141 earbuds take the unbeatable upper hand against the Airdopes 121v2. The big power case offers about 42 hours of cumulative playback time. The charging time is also significantly less, thanks to ASAP charging.

boAt Airdopes 141 wireless earbuds review

But boAt 121v2 has none of these. It doesn’t offer fast (ASAP) charging. Nor will it last any more than 14 hours. There is more charging time. If you need a pair of wireless earbuds with a better battery, boAt Airdopes 141 is the best option on this budget.

The only thing that goes in favor of Airdopes 121v2 is, the charging case has a digital LED indicator – which is missing from almost all other models.

Conclusion | boAt 141 vs 121v2

So this is the time for a verdict. Take your call based on your requirements. In my opinion, boAt Airdopes 141 seems to be doing better than Airdopes 121v2. Whatever will be the parameter you compare between the two, you will always find it ahead of its closest competition. Since the price tags for both earbuds are almost the same, we highly recommend Airdopes 141 over 121v2.



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