JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 1See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX5, the JBL Live Pro 2's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 5 means 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 Pro 2, Nothing Ear 1 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Nothing Ear 1 has a lower liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a weight of 9.6g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Nothing Ear 1, at 9.4g are lighter than the JBL Live Pro 2 by -0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Live Pro 2 are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
Nothing Ear 1 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Nothing Ear 1's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
JBL Live Pro 2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Nothing Ear 1 and JBL Live Pro 2 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
JBL Live Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Nothing Ear 1 too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for flights and morning travels. The JBL Live Pro 2 and Nothing Ear 1 work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
JBL Live Pro 2 sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Nothing Ear 1, and JBL Live Pro 2 have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Nothing Ear 1 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Live Pro 2 by 0.6mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Nothing Ear 1's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Pro 2's measurement is 93dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is 10 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.
Nothing Ear 1's battery life is less than that of JBL Live Pro 2 by 5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and JBL Live Pro 2's case has a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Nothing Ear 1's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, less than that of JBL Live Pro 2 by 1 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Live Pro 2's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Nothing Ear 1 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Live Pro 2 by 0.5 hours
JBL Live Pro 2's battery power is 65mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
JBL Live Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Nothing Ear 1 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
JBL Live Pro 2 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 1 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nothing Ear 1 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the JBL Live Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 1 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Live Pro 2
The JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
JBL Live Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
Nothing Ear 1 microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Live Pro 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The amount of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the microphone can pick up.
JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Nothing Ear 1 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful 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 Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Nothing Ear 1 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the JBL Live Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
JBL Live Pro 2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the Nothing Ear 1 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
JBL Live Pro 2 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.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the JBL Live Pro 2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Nothing Ear 1 too have a control panel on them.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Nothing Ear 1 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the JBL Live Pro 2 .
The JBL Live Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Nothing Ear 1 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
JBL Live Pro 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 1 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.