Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 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||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro|
|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||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||5.8mm||11mm|
|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||✓||✓|
|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 rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX5, the JBL LIVE 300's rating is read as, the first value 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a higher liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
The JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh less than the JBL LIVE 300 by -53.1g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
JBL LIVE 300 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The JBL LIVE 300 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment noise well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, and JBL LIVE 300 have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise without using technology 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 the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 5.2mm , as many tend to believe 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the JBL LIVE 300's case is said to have a full charge of 14 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 6 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 unused for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh. more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1mAh
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, 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 alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
JBL LIVE 300 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the JBL LIVE 300 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL LIVE 300 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 a similar 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 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful 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 still want to be able 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 .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 thirty minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL LIVE 300, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
The JBL LIVE 300 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support 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 case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.