JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Live Pro 2||Jabra Elite 7 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IP57|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||93dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||24hours|
|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||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8000Hz|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|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 is the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP57, the Jabra Elite 7 Pro'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 number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the Jabra Elite 7 Pro, 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a weight of 10.8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g weigh less than the Jabra Elite 7 Pro by -1.2g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 7 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the two earbuds .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Jabra Elite 7 Pro's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and Jabra Elite 7 Pro have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 5mm , as many tend to believe 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. 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 chargings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro's case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 6 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Live Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery capacity is 65mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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 Live Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 7 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 7 Pro
JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have 8 microphones.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, less than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The vastness of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the microphone can recognize.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
The JBL Live Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Jabra Elite 7 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to locate them.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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 are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Jabra Elite 7 Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.