JBL Tour Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Mpow Flame SSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tour Pro 2||Mpow Flame S|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|has aptx low latency||✗||✓|
|has aptx hd||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||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 given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX7, the Mpow Flame S's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Tour Pro 2 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Mpow Flame S have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Mpow Flame S'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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Mpow Flame S and JBL Tour Pro 2 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Mpow Flame S too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 stay well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces your environment noise well as preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Mpow Flame S, and JBL Tour Pro 2 have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise without using technology 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 makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound made by the device.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
The JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
The 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Mpow Flame S's battery life is more than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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 JBL Tour Pro 2's case has a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Mpow Flame S too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, 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 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.
Mpow Flame S has a Bluetooth version of 5, 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.
Mpow Flame S 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 provides 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 well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Mpow Flame S support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Mpow Flame S support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Mpow Flame S support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Mpow Flame S support APTX Low Latency, a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag for example when playing games.
The Mpow Flame S support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Mpow Flame S too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Mpow Flame S support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Mpow Flame S have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Mpow Flame S also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds 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 amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Mpow Flame S support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Mpow Flame S also support this function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The JBL Tour Pro 2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Mpow Flame S also have a control panel on them.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Mpow Flame S also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
JBL Tour Pro 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Mpow Flame S also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.