JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 225TWS||BLX Earbuds Gen 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||ipX3|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||105db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||15hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||2only|
|EXTRAS||has in/on-ear detection||✗||✓|
|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 level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX3, the BLX Earbuds Gen 2'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 up to 60° from vertical position for ten minutes.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have a weight of 43.94g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The JBL Tune 225TWS, at 9.8g weigh less than the BLX Earbuds Gen 2 with a difference -34.14g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 are resistant to sweat
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that BLX Earbuds Gen 2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Tune 225TWS also have stereo speakers
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm 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 earbuds.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2'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 makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
BLX Earbuds Gen 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 225TWS's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2's battery life is 6 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 requires fewer chargings.
JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is less than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 2's case is said to have a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Tune 225TWS's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 5 hours
It requires 1.2 hours to fully charge the BLX Earbuds Gen 2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
JBL Tune 225TWS takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 0.8 hours
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
JBL Tune 225TWS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Tune 225TWS too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.1, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Tune 225TWS has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the BLX Earbuds Gen 2
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 support AAC, a codec 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 2 will work fine 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 Tune 225TWS 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have 2 microphones.
While the JBL Tune 225TWS microphones are 4, more than that of BLX Earbuds Gen 2 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
BLX Earbuds Gen 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The JBL Tune 225TWS too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Tune 225TWS also have a control panel on them.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Tune 225TWS also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 2 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
JBL Tune 225TWS too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.