JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Live Pro 2||Jabra Evolve2 Buds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IP54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|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||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||20meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8000Hz|
|lowest mic frequency||✗||80Hz|
|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 level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. 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 protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP54, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds's rating is read as, the first value 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 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Jabra Evolve2 Buds, 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, Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a lower liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a weight of 10.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g are lighter than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds by -1.2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Jabra Evolve2 Buds are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have sweat resistance
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have stereo speakers, what this means is that Jabra Evolve2 Buds's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 5mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces 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
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level 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.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is 10 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 Live Pro 2's battery life is equal to that of the Jabra Evolve2 Buds . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not 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 Evolve2 Buds's case has a full charge of 21 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 Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 9 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Live Pro 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
JBL Live Pro 2's battery capacity is 65mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, 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 Evolve2 Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a 20meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, less than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 10meters
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds will work fine with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The 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).
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have 6 microphones.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Evolve2 Buds . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The extent 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 earbud microphone can pick up.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are better for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through 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.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a find earbuds feature.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
JBL Live Pro 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Jabra Evolve2 Buds . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Jabra Evolve2 Buds, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a warranty period of 2 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 1 Years .
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.