JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 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 Reflect Aero TWS||JBL Tour Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP68||✗|
|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||10mm|
|sound pressure level||99dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||30hours|
|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 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 level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. 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).
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..
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a weight of 13g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tour Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, 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 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 sit well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background sounds while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS, and JBL Tour Pro 2 have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Tour Pro 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 3.2mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver 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 produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, 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 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 commonly 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 Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 2 hours . 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.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the JBL Tour Pro 2's case has a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 14 hours
It takes 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.
JBL Tour Pro 2 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 charging case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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.
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.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 earbuds' sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support fast charging. It's very 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 Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
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 Reflect Aero TWS too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.