JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tour Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tour Pro 2||JBL Live Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IPX5|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||93dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||30hours|
|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 level of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX5, the JBL Live Pro 2's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value 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.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a weight of 9.6g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Tour Pro 2 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the two earbuds together.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have sweat resistance
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
JBL Tour Pro 2 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 JBL Live Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 stay well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 1mm , a common assumption 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
The JBL Tour Pro 2's battery life is 10 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is equal to that of the JBL Tour Pro 2 . 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 have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the JBL Tour 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 multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, equal to that of the JBL Tour Pro 2
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Live Pro 2's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery capacity is 65mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The JBL Live Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tour Pro 2
JBL Tour Pro 2 support AAC, a codec that is 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 JBL Tour Pro 2 will work well with your iPad. If you intend 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.
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).
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Tour Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The vastness of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can recognize.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
JBL Live Pro 2 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you find them.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 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 30 minutes.
JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have this function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tour Pro 2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
The 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.