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||Jabra Evolve2 Buds||JBL LIVE 300|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ipX5|
|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||6mm||5.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||95db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||14hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||20meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|highest mic frequency||8,000hz||✗|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the level 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 represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
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 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, 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 consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, at 10.8g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 by -54.9g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
JBL LIVE 300 are resistant to sweat
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL LIVE 300 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a unit size of 5.8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound made by the device.
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 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 measures if and how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, 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.
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 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 device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and JBL LIVE 300's case has 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 recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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.
The JBL LIVE 300 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have 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 transfers between devices placed in range, 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 to connect 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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide 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 iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , 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.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds microphones are 6, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are best for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are better for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
JBL LIVE 300 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
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 lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The JBL LIVE 300, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The 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 following instruction manuals.
JBL LIVE 300 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL LIVE 300 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.