Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tour Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
JBL Tour Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are resistant to sweat
JBL Tour Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) sit tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Tour Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case is said to have a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Tour Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 6 hours
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Tour Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.