JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL LIVE 300||BLX Earbuds Gen 1|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||5.8mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||95dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||13.5hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||2only|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✗|
|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 given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that 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.
Compared to the JBL LIVE 300, BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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 LIVE 300 has a higher liquid rating than BLX Earbuds Gen 1
JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1, at 44.5g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 with a difference -21.2g
True wireless devices have no wires 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 connecting the 2 earbuds together.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
JBL LIVE 300 are resistant to sweat
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An 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, 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 BLX Earbuds Gen 1 and JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers
The JBL LIVE 300 stay well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both BLX Earbuds Gen 1, and JBL LIVE 300 have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL LIVE 300 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, 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, 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 requires fewer chargings.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery life is less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1.5 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and JBL LIVE 300's case is said to have a charge of 14 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's charging case has a battery life of 13.5 hours, less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 0.5 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL LIVE 300's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1 hours
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1's battery power is 40mAh. less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 20mAh
JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JBL LIVE 300 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL LIVE 300 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.1, 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.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL LIVE 300 will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 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.
While the BLX Earbuds Gen 1 microphones are 2, equal to that of the JBL LIVE 300 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL LIVE 300 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
The JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the JBL LIVE 300, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have a control panel on them.
The JBL LIVE 300 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The BLX Earbuds Gen 1 too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
JBL LIVE 300 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
BLX Earbuds Gen 1 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.