Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP68|
|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||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||99dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||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 rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP68, the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's rating is read as, the first value of 6 denotes that they are completely dust proof, and of liquids that they are protected against the effects of continuous immersion in water, ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible. Conditions should be more severe than for numeral 7..
In comparison to the JBL Reflect Aero TWS, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a lower liquid rating than JBL Reflect Aero TWS
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a weight of 13g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g are lighter than the JBL Reflect Aero TWS by -0.4g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Reflect Aero TWS are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too are dustproof and water-resistant, which means that they can prevent water and dust from entering the interior of the devices and damaging the interior components
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates 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 have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a unit size of 6.8mm 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 device, the unit size determines 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 Reflect Aero TWS by 4.2mm , 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 mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS . Each time you recharge your device, 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and JBL Reflect Aero TWS's case is said to have a full charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple 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 Reflect Aero TWS by 4 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery. It is recommended to charge fully 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 Reflect Aero TWS by 0.5 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging 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 the battery is running low.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro will work well with your MacBook. 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.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have 6 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The size 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 recognize.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to 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 but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect 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 Reflect Aero TWS have a mute function, they support the option 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 are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the JBL Reflect Aero TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
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 following instruction manuals.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.