Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 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 level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring 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 of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are resistant to sweat
JBL Tour Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Tour Pro 2 and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and JBL Tour Pro 2 work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both JBL Tour Pro 2, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by the device.
JBL Tour Pro 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.8mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
JBL Tour Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours . 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Tour 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 for the first time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery power, shows 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 place down on a supported charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too support 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 allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Tour Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Tour 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 that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar 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 you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, 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 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.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The JBL Tour 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, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too support fast charging. This kind is 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 just 30 minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too 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 following instruction manuals.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.