JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Endurance PeakSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL LIVE 300||JBL Endurance Peak|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||5.8mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||95dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||24hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||1only|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say 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.
Compared to the JBL LIVE 300, JBL Endurance Peak have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, JBL LIVE 300 has a lower liquid rating than JBL Endurance Peak
JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The JBL Endurance Peak, at 30g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 with a difference -35.7g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Endurance Peak also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Endurance Peak have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
JBL LIVE 300 are resistant to sweat
JBL Endurance Peak's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
JBL Endurance Peak are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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 Endurance Peak also have an earbud foam, which implies that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL LIVE 300's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Endurance Peak and JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
JBL Endurance Peak have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
JBL LIVE 300 sit tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise while preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
JBL LIVE 300 have a unit size of 5.8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
JBL Endurance Peak driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4.2mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The 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.
JBL Endurance Peak's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, this implies that JBL Endurance Peak make sound with a juicier bass than the JBL LIVE 300
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Endurance Peak's highest frequency is at 22000Hz, this means that JBL Endurance Peak produce a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL LIVE 300
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 before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Endurance Peak's battery life is less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening 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 manufacturer, and the JBL LIVE 300's case has a full charge of 14 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Endurance Peak's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 10 hours
It requires 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 unused for extended periods.
JBL Endurance Peak 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 power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
JBL Endurance Peak's battery power is 75mAh. more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 15mAh
JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
JBL Endurance Peak too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
JBL LIVE 300 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The JBL LIVE 300 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Endurance Peak has a Bluetooth version of 4.2, older than that of JBL LIVE 300 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Endurance Peak 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 can provide 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 iPhone. 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 JBL LIVE 300 have 2 microphones.
JBL Endurance Peak microphones are 1, less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
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. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL LIVE 300, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Endurance Peak also have a control panel on them.
The JBL Endurance Peak have a warranty period of 1 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.
JBL LIVE 300 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Endurance Peak also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
JBL LIVE 300 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Endurance Peak too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.