Sennheiser CX 500BTSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Endurance PeakSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Sennheiser CX 500BT||JBL Endurance Peak|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||✗||10mm|
|sound pressure level||94dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||24hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||1only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|highest mic frequency||10000Hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||100Hz||✗|
|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 refer to the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX7, the JBL Endurance Peak's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the JBL Endurance Peak, Sennheiser CX 500BT have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, JBL Endurance Peak has a higher liquid rating than Sennheiser CX 500BT
JBL Endurance Peak have a weight of 30g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT, at 12g weigh less than the JBL Endurance Peak by -18g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Endurance Peak are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Sennheiser CX 500BT also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
The JBL Endurance Peak come with 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.
JBL Endurance Peak have sweat resistance
Sennheiser CX 500BT's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The JBL Endurance Peak are both dustproof and water-resistant.
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL Endurance Peak have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Endurance Peak have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT and JBL Endurance Peak have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Endurance Peak have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT stay well in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
JBL Endurance Peak have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the device.
The JBL Endurance Peak's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this implies that Sennheiser CX 500BT can make sound with a juicier bass than the JBL Endurance Peak
The JBL Endurance Peak's highest frequency is at 22000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, this means that JBL Endurance Peak generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Sennheiser CX 500BT
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Sennheiser CX 500BT's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JBL Endurance Peak's battery life is 4 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is more than that of JBL Endurance Peak by 4 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the JBL Endurance Peak's case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of JBL Endurance Peak by 8 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Endurance Peak's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
JBL Endurance Peak's battery power is 75mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The JBL Endurance Peak have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Endurance Peak have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser CX 500BT has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Endurance Peak . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Endurance Peak have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Endurance Peak
Sennheiser CX 500BT support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sennheiser CX 500BT will work well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
JBL Endurance Peak have 1 microphones.
Sennheiser CX 500BT microphones are 4, more than that of JBL Endurance Peak by 3 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
Sennheiser CX 500BT have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Sennheiser CX 500BT support the find earbuds feature.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Endurance Peak, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a control panel on them.
JBL Endurance Peak 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Sennheiser CX 500BT have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of JBL Endurance Peak by 1 Years .
JBL Endurance Peak support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Endurance Peak come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.