JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee 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 Reflect Aero TWS||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP68||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6.8mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||99dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||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||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 given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP68, the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and the second value of 8 means 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, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a weight of 13g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to carry.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh less than the JBL Reflect Aero TWS by -0.8g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Reflect Aero TWS are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the two earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL Reflect Aero TWS'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
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The JBL Reflect Aero TWS and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your chill time.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS sit well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without 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, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level 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.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS by 5 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Reflect Aero TWS by 0.98 hours
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS
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 Reflect Aero TWS have 6 microphones.
While the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Reflect Aero TWS . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through 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 what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only 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.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.