Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||JBL LIVE 300|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX7||ipX5|
|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||11mm||5.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||95db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||14hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection 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 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, 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, JBL LIVE 300 has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
The JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 by -53.1g
For a device to be true wireless it must 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 a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
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 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and JBL LIVE 300 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 diving.
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, 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 a sound seal that reduces background sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down 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, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound produced by the device.
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 , many people have a misconception 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 imply that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it alters 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
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce 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.
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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2 hours . Every 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.
This is given by the manufacturer, and JBL LIVE 300's case has a full charge of 14 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge 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 takes 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 long 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
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply 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 show the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The 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 use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The 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.
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 to connect 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. Since 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 iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , 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.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The magnitude of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the earbud microphone can pick up.
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 the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, 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 lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL LIVE 300, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
The 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
The JBL LIVE 300 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
JBL LIVE 300 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.