Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL LIVE 300||Jabra Evolve2 Buds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IP54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||5.8mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||95dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||20meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8000Hz|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX5, the JBL LIVE 300's rating for solids indicates 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.
Compared to the JBL LIVE 300, Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a rating of IP54 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, Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a lower liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
The 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 carry.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds, at 10.8g weigh less than the JBL LIVE 300 with a difference -54.9g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
JBL LIVE 300 have sweat resistance
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , 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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds and JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
JBL LIVE 300 sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds, and JBL LIVE 300 have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL LIVE 300 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds driver unit is 6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 0.2mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level 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.
The JBL LIVE 300's battery life is 6 hours, 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.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 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 charge of 14 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 7 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL LIVE 300's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds, 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 notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The JBL LIVE 300 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
JBL LIVE 300 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a maximum range of 20meters, longer than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 10meters
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 the same bit rate.
Being 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 Jabra Evolve2 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.
The JBL LIVE 300 have 2 microphones.
While the Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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 background sounds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are better for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Jabra Evolve2 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 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Jabra Evolve2 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 charge a device.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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 is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The JBL LIVE 300, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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.
The JBL LIVE 300 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
JBL LIVE 300 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.