Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee 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.
|Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
|JBL LIVE 300
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|has an earbud foam
|has stereo speakers
|waterproof depth rating
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. 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 protection 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 2 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 2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, at 11g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 by -54.7g
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 cables. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts 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
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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.
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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and JBL LIVE 300 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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.
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL LIVE 300 sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
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 the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean 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 component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 measures if and how well a particular audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's sound pressure level measurement is 25dB/mW. How loud something is can be perceived differently by different people, so we need to have the means to get a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery life is more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the JBL LIVE 300's case is said to have a 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 2 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL LIVE 300's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh. more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The JBL LIVE 300 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have 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 2 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 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 fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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.
JBL LIVE 300 have 2 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The 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 2 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The JBL LIVE 300 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With 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 2 Pro also have a control panel on them.
JBL LIVE 300 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL LIVE 300 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.