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 rating 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, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX7, the Mpow Flame S's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tour Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Mpow Flame S have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Tour Pro 2 are resistant to sweat
Mpow Flame S's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, 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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Mpow Flame S and JBL Tour Pro 2 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Mpow Flame S too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The JBL Tour Pro 2 and Mpow Flame S operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Tour Pro 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the device.
The JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular 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 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
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 listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and JBL Tour Pro 2's case is said to have a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Mpow Flame S too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 use 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 transfers 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.
The 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.
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 , 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, providing 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.
JBL Tour Pro 2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Mpow Flame S too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The 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 them
The Mpow Flame S 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 run but still want to hear traffic.
Mpow Flame S have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Mpow Flame S too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Mpow Flame S support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Mpow Flame S also have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The JBL Tour Pro 2, so you can easily 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 via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Mpow Flame S too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Mpow Flame S too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.