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Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Beats Studio Buds
|JBL LIVE 300
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has an earbud foam
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX5, the JBL LIVE 300's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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, Beats Studio Buds have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Beats Studio Buds has a lower liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Beats Studio Buds, at 5.1g weigh less than the JBL LIVE 300 by -60.6g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Beats Studio Buds also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL LIVE 300 have sweat resistance
Beats Studio Buds'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 designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL LIVE 300 have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL LIVE 300 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.
Both Beats Studio Buds and JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Beats Studio 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 device volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL LIVE 300 stay well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment noise while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Beats Studio Buds, and JBL LIVE 300 have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL LIVE 300 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Beats Studio Buds driver unit is 8.2mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2.4mm , many people have a misconception 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce 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.
Beats Studio Buds's sound pressure level measurement is 100.5dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be considered differently by separate persons, so we need to have the means to get a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
The JBL LIVE 300's battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Beats Studio Buds'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 not 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 vendor, and the JBL LIVE 300's case is said to have a charge of 14 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Beats Studio Buds's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2 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 when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Beats Studio Buds 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 capacity is 60mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Beats Studio Buds too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The JBL LIVE 300 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Beats Studio Buds too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JBL LIVE 300 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Studio Buds has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL LIVE 300 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL LIVE 300 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Studio Buds 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. Since 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 Beats Studio Buds 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.
JBL LIVE 300 have 2 microphones.
Beats Studio Buds microphones are 6, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Beats Studio Buds have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' 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 Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The JBL LIVE 300 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Beats Studio Buds have a find earbuds feature.
The JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Beats Studio Buds too 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 Beats Studio Buds support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Beats Studio Buds too support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The JBL LIVE 300, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Beats Studio Buds too have a control panel on them.
The JBL LIVE 300 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Beats Studio Buds too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The JBL LIVE 300 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Beats Studio Buds too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.