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Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
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Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Beats Studio Buds
|JBL Reflect Aero TWS
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|has ambient sound mode
|has find earbuds feature
|supports fast charging
|has a mute function
|control panel placed on a device
|has voice prompts
|travel bag is included
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IP ratings is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds's rating is read as, the first number 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.
In comparison to the Beats Studio Buds, JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, Beats Studio Buds has a lower liquid rating than JBL Reflect Aero TWS
The Beats Studio Buds have a weight of 5.1g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g are heavier than the Beats Studio Buds with a difference of 7.9g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Beats Studio Buds have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Beats Studio Buds 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 Reflect Aero TWS and Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Beats Studio Buds have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Beats Studio Buds stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS, and Beats Studio Buds have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Beats Studio Buds have a unit size of 8.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds by 1.4mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters 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 Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds's measurement is 100.5dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's sound pressure level measurement is 99dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be taken differently by separate persons, so we need to have the means to get a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Beats Studio Buds'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 longer battery life, 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 Beats Studio Buds . 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Beats Studio Buds's case has a full charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables 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, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
The Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Beats Studio Buds use 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 is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
Beats Studio Buds support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Beats Studio Buds will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
While the JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Beats Studio Buds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Beats Studio Buds 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 Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Beats Studio Buds have a find earbuds feature.
The Beats Studio Buds support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Beats Studio Buds support 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 Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.