JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL LIVE 300||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|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||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|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|
IP ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating 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 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, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, JBL LIVE 300 has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 easier to move with.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are lighter than the JBL LIVE 300 by -53.5g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL LIVE 300 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JBL LIVE 300 are resistant to sweat
The 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 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 independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 device volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL LIVE 300 stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL LIVE 300 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 5.2mm , 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 yeah, 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 audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
The JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
The sound pressure level, 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.
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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1 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.
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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 7 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL LIVE 300's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 1.48 hours
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
JBL LIVE 300 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The JBL LIVE 300 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The JBL LIVE 300 have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL LIVE 300 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 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 iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The JBL LIVE 300 have 2 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, more than that of JBL LIVE 300 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use 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 to still be heard even while wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The JBL LIVE 300 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, 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 support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the JBL LIVE 300, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a control panel on them.
JBL LIVE 300 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The JBL LIVE 300 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.