The sequel to Nothing’s Ear 1 might give you the heebie jeebies. Called the Nothing Ear Stick, these earbuds feature a long charging case and debuted on Chet Lo’s SS23 runway. According to Nothing, the Ear Stick is inspired by cosmetic packaging—it vaguely looks like a tube of lipstick.
While the Ear Stick’s design is clearly an aesthetic choice, it should come with a few tangible benefits. Similar earbud cases, like that of the Creative Outlier Air, offer a stunningly long battery life. They’re also easy to find in a bag or a case. (Nothing claims that the long charging case is more pocketable, which is the opposite of my experience with similar products.)
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If customers can get past the weird name (and marketing), then Ear Stick may be a successful product. The Ear 1 was surprisingly popular, and it scored an 8/10 in our detailed review. That said, the Ear 1 sells at a pretty competitive price,…
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