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Nothing Ear (a) review: cheaper, smaller, longer-lasting earbuds | Headphones

Nothing Ear (a) review: cheaper, smaller, longer-lasting earbuds | Headphones

The tech firm Nothing’s latest set of cut-price Bluetooth earbuds offer great sound and noise cancelling for an even more competitive price, while continuing to stand out from the crowd through cool design. The London-based firm has launched the budget Ear (a), which keep almost everything that was great about previous Nothing earbuds and cost £99 (€99/$99). That is £30 less than its previous offering and the new £129 (€149/$149) Ear, which offer a few more customisations for sound and other features. The Ear (a) have the same shape as their predecessors, though now with an injection of colour to make them a bit more jazzy. The fit and finish is still excellent, with the firm’s signature transparent design revealing some of the inner workings. The Nothing earbuds manage to stand out from the crowd despite their AirPod-like shape. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs/The Guardian The stalks have the same squeeze controls for playback, noise cancelling and volume as their predecessors. They are customisable and work pretty well by pinching once, twice, thrice or squeezing and holding …