LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 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||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IP67|
|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||6mm|
|sound pressure level||95dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|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 refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
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.
Compared to the JBL LIVE 300, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the JBL LIVE 300 with a difference -60g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
JBL LIVE 300 have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no 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, what this means is that JBL LIVE 300's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes 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 producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
JBL LIVE 300 sit well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
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 makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, 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 measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component produces high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, 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 given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8'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 listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case 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 multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 6 hours
It takes 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1 hours
JBL LIVE 300's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh. more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 8mAh
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
JBL LIVE 300 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of JBL LIVE 300 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL LIVE 300 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its 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 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
JBL LIVE 300 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 30 minutes.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link 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 option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the JBL LIVE 300, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The JBL LIVE 300 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.