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 Live Pro 2||JBL Tour 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||11mm||10mm|
|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 refer to the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of 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 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.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a weight of 9.6g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier 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 matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the two earbuds .
JBL Tour Pro 2 are resistant to sweat
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
JBL Tour Pro 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL Tour Pro 2's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for flights and morning travels. The JBL Tour Pro 2 and JBL Live Pro 2 work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level 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 Tour Pro 2's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, 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 . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the JBL Tour Pro 2's case is said to have a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging 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 recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery capacity is 65mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
JBL Live Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers 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.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a 10meters distance connecting 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 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 Tour Pro 2 will work fine with your MacBook. 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.
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 result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The 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 calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to 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 while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
JBL Live Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When lost 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 also 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 Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
JBL Live Pro 2 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the JBL Tour Pro 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 also 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.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.