JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, JBL Live Pro 2 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, JBL Live Pro 2 has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g are lighter than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -2.4g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound produced by the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1.8mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Pro 2's measurement is 93dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 10 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
JBL Live Pro 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery power is 65mAh. less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 5mAh
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work well with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive as well which implies that both can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio from other devices.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the microphone can pick up.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the JBL Live Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The JBL Live 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 30 minutes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another connected device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 Years .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.