Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IP68|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||99dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that 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 Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher dust resistance than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and that of liquids is that, JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g are heavier than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by of 1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and JBL Reflect Aero TWS operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2.4mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 4 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery capacity is 70mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
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 display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 provides 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.
The 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).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
While the JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a control panel on them.
The 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.