TOZO NC2 Earbud Review: Latest ANC Earbud From TOZO

TOZO NC2 earbuds are truly wireless and come with a solid build. The in-ear design is comfortable but a bit bulky. They come with an impressive battery performance of 8 hours. With the charging case, users get three additional charging cycles. The sound performance is also decent, and the ANC feature blocks environmental noise.

Let’s begin with the TOZO NC2 earbud specifications and features for a detailed review.

TOZO NC2 True Wireless Earbud Review

Specifications:

TOZO NC2 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Earbud
  • Fit Type: In-Ear
  • Speaker Driver: 8mm
  • Weight: 0.02 lbs
  • Bluetooth: 5.2
  • Noise Cancellation: ANC up to 35dB
  • Waterproof: IPX6
  • Battery Life: 8 hours + 24 hours from charging case
  • Charging Time with Cable: less than 2 hours
  • What is in the box: Tozo NC2 earbuds, charging case, 6 sizes ear tips, USB-C cable, manual 
     

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Style and Build:

TOZO NC2 earbuds are matte black with glossy studs. Silicone ear caps are designed to sit inside the ears perfectly. The kit has six ear tips for a comfortable and stable fit.

The back of the studs has a touch control system that allows you to adjust the volume, skip tracks, activate voice assistance, or take phone calls.

NC2 charging case comes in a verticle design with a matte black finish. At the front, you see 4 LED lights that indicate the battery status. The lid is spring-loaded, so it does not open inside your pocket. It is small and compact, so it does not weigh down your pockets. At the bottom of the case, there is a USB-C port.

Comfortability:

TOZO does not compromise on comfort when it comes to affordable earbuds. NC2 has pre-installed medium ear caps that are an ideal fit. Still, you get additional pairs of ear caps in different sizes to match your comfort.

The silicone ear tips are flexible and stay tight in the ears. They do not irritate and withstand sweat and rain when worn for long hours.

The charging case is small and portable, so you can easily slide it into your pocket while traveling.

Sound Quality:

TOZO NC2 earbuds are not audiophile quality but offer decent sound with a balanced EQ. The high, mid, and low frequencies are rich. The bass is also dominant.

With Active Noise Canceling Mode, you get the background noise reduced up to 35dB allowing you to enjoy listening in peace. But, with ANC mode ON, you will get fewer hours of playtime compared to the normal mode. This is the reason we list NC2 in our article of 10 best tozo earbuds.

The transparency mode allows more noise, especially when you want to hear an important flight announcement or any other news. You can use it whenever you want to be alert to your surroundings. The microphones also provide good call quality, allowing you to hear the uninterrupted conversation on the other side of the line.

How is TOZO NC2 effective in wind noise reduction?

The wind noise reduction of ANC is not very effective. Sometimes you do not hear any wind noise; other times, you hear a slight breeze so loud. It is safest to leave the noise cancellation mode untouched on a ride.

How do I turn on the noise canceling on TOZO NC2?

Tap once on the left earbud to turn on the ANC mode on TOZO NC2. The ANC feature is spectacular, allowing you to focus on audio or video, muting the external sounds up to 35 dB.

Connectivity and Compatibility with other Devices:

TOZO NC2 features Bluetooth 5.2 technology that improves the transmission speed and gives you a low-latency listening experience. It is convenient to pair. Just take out the earbuds from the case, and they will connect automatically. Then, enable Bluetooth on your phone to pair it with your NC2.

They are compatible with all the modern operating systems, including iOS, Android, and Windows.

How do I pair TOZO NC2?

Open the case and hold the button for 3 seconds to put the earbuds in the pairing mode. Then turn on Bluetooth on your phone and select the name of your earbuds. For more details, check this article: How to Pair TOZO Earbuds – Complete Guide

Controls Options:

The touch-sensitive controls are easy to use. Tapping the right earbud allows to play/pause. You need to tap the left earbud to switch between ANC and transparency modes.

Tapping R twice will forward the track, and tapping L twice will return a track. Holding R will volume up, and holding L will volume down.

You can listen to one or two earphones at a time. Music pauses when you take them out of your ears and resumes when you put them back in your ears.

How do I adjust the volume of my TOZO NC2 earbuds?

TOZO NC2 touch controls are highly responsive with no faulty touches. Holding the right earbud increases the volume, and holding the left earbud decreases the volume.

Case Charging and Battery Life:

It takes less than two hours to recharge the case using the USB-C cable. It is also compatible with wireless chargers, so that you can place it on a wireless charging pad.

You can have 8 hours of listening time from a single charge. The charging case provides additional three charges making it 32 hours of total battery life. You can go about a day without having to recharge your earbuds.

How do you charge TOZO NC2?

To charge the NC2 earbuds, you need to place them in the case and close it. They will start charging instantly. For the charging case, you need to connect a USB-C cable to the port of the case.

How long do TOZO NC2 earbuds take to charge?

TOZO NC2 earbuds take 1.5 hours to charge via a USB-C cable fast charger. You can also use a wireless charging pad.

How long can TOZO NC2 last?

NC2 wireless earbuds last 8 hours on a single charge. Using the charging case as a power bank, you get three extra charges making it 32 hours of total battery life.

Water-Resistant Capability:

Both the earphones and the case are IPX6 waterproof. It means that you do not need to worry about them while exercising or skiing. They are nano-coated to protect against sweat or water. However, they are not recommended for swimming.

Is the TOZO NC2 waterproof?

TOZO NC2 features an IPX6 water-resistance rating. They are dustproof and sweatproof and prevent water from entering the earbuds.

Can you wear TOZO NC2 in the shower?

They are showerproof, but they are not submersion proof. TOZO NC2 can withstand splashes of water. However, it is not recommended to use them while swimming.

Pros:

  • Sturdy and comfortable
  • Long battery life
  • Clear sound quality for music and calls
  • Portable design
  • IPX6 waterproof rating

Cons:

  • ANC feature has some issues

Wrapping Up

TOZO NC2 true wireless earbuds attract customers desiring to get noise cancellation. They block out surrounding noises well while you are on a Zoom meeting. Using the transparency mode allows you to hear the airport announcements. TOZO NC2 is popular for its long battery life and delivers clear sound. Have a great time enjoying the NC2 earbuds!

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FAQs

NC2 vs. NC9: which one is better?

Tozo NC9 earbuds were the first to have an ANC feature in the TOZO series, followed by the latest NC2. Let’s see which one is better.

TOZO NC2 TOZO NC9
Price Under $50 Under $50
Bluetooth 5.2 5.0
Battery Life 8 hours + 24 hours with charging case 8 hours + 24 hours with charging case
Waterproof IPX6 IPX6
Charging USB-C cable + Wireless charging USB-C cable

Both NC2 and NC9 are hybrid ANC wireless earbuds having the same price. They have completely different designs. The NC2 earbuds have a hanging stem and a vertical charging case. However, NC9 earbuds have only a bud design with a horizontal charging case.

The NC2 charging case supports USB-C cable and wireless charging, whereas NC9 supports only USB-C. Both the earbuds have the same battery life, and the audio quality is good too. The call quality is rated better for NC2. NC9 provides more comfort to sensitive ears. You can choose between them for the design, call quality, and charging method.

Can you make phone calls from TOZO NC2?

Yes, TOZO NC2 has three mics for phone calls. Your voice sounds clear and full in volume, filtering out the surrounding noises. But, if the surroundings are too noisy, the call quality can get affected.

Does TOZO NC2 fall off during running sessions?

They fit snugly in the ears and withstand any fall during intense workouts. The soft silicone earbuds do not irritate the ears and are breathable. You can choose your right fit from the available ear tip sizes.

How do you use TOZO NC2 earbuds?

Take the earbuds out of the case and identify L and R. Then select the ear tips to get a stable fit. After that, slightly push the earbuds into the ear canals. ANC feature will work well if the earbuds are inserted properly.

How do I reset TOZO NC2?

Delete the NC2 records on your phone. Then disable the Bluetooth. Now, take out the earbuds from the case and tap thrice on both earbuds to turn them off. You are done with resetting.

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