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Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings is the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX5, the JBL LIVE 300's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
In comparison to the JBL LIVE 300, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a rating of IP57 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
The JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, at 12g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 by -53.7g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the two earbuds together.
JBL LIVE 300 have sweat resistance
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL LIVE 300 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL LIVE 300's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL LIVE 300 stay well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces background noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a unit size of 5.8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 3.4mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JBL LIVE 300's measurement is 95dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL LIVE 300's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 the JBL LIVE 300's case is said to have a full charge of 14 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 6 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL LIVE 300's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 0.5 hours
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh. more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 10mAh
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
JBL LIVE 300 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL LIVE 300 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL LIVE 300 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300 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 JBL LIVE 300 will work well with your MacBook. 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 LIVE 300 have 2 microphones.
While the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX microphones are 6, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the desired sound.
JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
JBL LIVE 300 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint 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.
JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have this function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the JBL LIVE 300, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX also have a control panel on them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
JBL LIVE 300 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The JBL LIVE 300 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.