Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 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||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||JBL Tour Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX7||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||30hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|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 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 rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro'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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a weight of 12.6g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Tour Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Tour Pro 2 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, and JBL Tour Pro 2 have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 1mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply 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 a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The JBL Tour Pro 2's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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.
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 a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 10 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with 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 close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tour Pro 2 will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Tour Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The extent 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 sound that the microphone can pick up.
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 them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' 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 features are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2 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.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.