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Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Evolve2 Buds||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ip68|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||99db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||20meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||8,000hz||✗|
|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 rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
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 value of 4 means 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 Jabra Evolve2 Buds, JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher dust resistance than Jabra Evolve2 Buds and that of liquids is that, Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a lower liquid rating than JBL Reflect Aero TWS
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a weight of 10.8g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g weigh more than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds with a difference of 2.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Jabra Evolve2 Buds are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Jabra Evolve2 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.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have Active Noise Cancellation enabling 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 Reflect Aero TWS too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Jabra Evolve2 Buds and JBL Reflect Aero TWS work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS, and Jabra Evolve2 Buds have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 0.8mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds'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 makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device generates high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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 less than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 2 hours . 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Jabra Evolve2 Buds's case has a full charge of 21 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 5 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 0.5 hours
Jabra Evolve2 Buds, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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 Reflect Aero TWS 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 to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, less than that of Jabra Evolve2 Buds by 10meters
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have 6 microphones.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Evolve2 Buds . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are best for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, 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 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.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too 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.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.