OnePlus launched its latest neckband – Bullets Wireless Z2 on April 5. This is the upgraded version of the earlier one – Bullets Wireless Z (BWZ). But how does the new version differ from the older one? If that is what your mind is asking, we are back with OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z vs Wireless Z2 comparison.OnePlus bullets wireless Z2 wireless neckband launch date in India

OnePlus Bullets Z vs Z2 Differences

FeaturesOnePlus Bullets ZOnePlus Bullets Z2
TypeWireless neckbandWireless neckband
Bluetooth versionv5.0v5.0
Magnetic controlsYesYes
OnePlus Fast PairingNoYes
Driver size9.2mm12.4mm
Battery sizeNot Specified220 mAH
Total battery backup17 Hours30 Hours
Fast chargingYesYes
Charging time40-60 mins30-45 mins
Warranty1 Year1 Year


Features OnePlus Bullets Z OnePlus Bullets Z2
Bluetooth version v5.0 v5.0
Is it waterproof? Yes, IP55 Yes, IP55
In-line Button controls Yes Yes
Weight 26g 26.65g
Magnetic housing Yes Yes
Volume control Yes Yes

If you compare these two wireless neckbands from OnePlus, you won’t find any significant differences between them. Both have the latest Bluetooth chipset and magnetic controls and are IP55 splash proof.

boy wearing OnePlus BWZ2 Bluetooth headset

The insignificant difference lies with the weight. The newer version, OnePlus bullets Z2 is 2.5% heavier than the older one, which is unnoticeable.

OnePlus Z2 is made up of skin-friendly materials that offer you a comfortable fit and long listening experience.

Sound Quality

Features OnePlus BWZ OnePlus Bullets Z2
High Quality Sound? Yes Yes
Driver size 9.2mm 12.4mm
Mic & Voice Assistants Supported Supported
Bass quality Above Average Good
Noise Cancellation Environmental noise cancellation AI noise cancellation
OnePlus fast pairing No Yes

The main difference between OnePlus BWZ2 and BWZ is the sound quality & technology they use. However, if you are a normal user, either of them will not disappoint you. Both earphones deliver high quality audio, and extends support to mic & voice assistants.

The driver size of the new one, BWZ2 is little larger than BWZ. As a result, it offers deep bass which is far better than BWZ. If you are a bass lover, you should go with OnePlus Bullets Z2 only.

oneplus bullets wireless z

Now coming to the hands-free calls, again OnePlus BWZ2 takes the lead over BWZ. This is because OnePlus Z2 uses AI noise cancellation technology which suppresses the surrounding noise better than ENx (environmental noise cancellation). OnePlus BWZ uses the latter hence it is less effective in offering clearer calls than BWZ2.

The last difference between the two is faster pairing. OnePlus bullets Z2 supports this (but only with OnePlus smartphones).

Battery & Charging | Oneplus BWZ2 vs BWZ

Features OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z OnePlus Bullets Z2
Battery size Not Specified 220 mAh
Charging time 40-60 mins 30-45 mins
Overall playtime 17 hours (50% volume) 30 Hours (50% volume)
Fast charging? Yes Yes

If you are searching for a neckband with long battery life, OnePlus bullets Z2 is a good option. Not only does it offer about 30 hours of backup at 50% volume, but the ASAP fast charging is like cherry on the top. The 220 mAh large battery offers approx 20 hours of playtime upon charging for just 10 minutes.

On the other hand, the OnePlus BWZ lasts for only 17 hours (at 50% volume), which is 44% less battery juice than BWZ2.

Closing Thoughts

Since the price of both OnePlus BWZ and BWZ2 is the same, I would prefer going with OnePlus BWZ2. OnePlus has upgraded it with better noise cancellation technology & larger bass drivers. Furthermore, the extra long battery backup compels everybody to buy OnePlus bullets wireless Z2.

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