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 rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring 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 consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tour Pro 2 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
JBL Tour Pro 2 are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The 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 separate 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 diving.
ANC makes use of advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your chill time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC 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.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by 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 , as many tend to believe 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces 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
The JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, 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 . 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.
This is given by the vendor, and JBL Tour Pro 2's case has a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours 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 takes 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 long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support 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 transfers between devices placed in range, 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.
The 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 that is 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 fine with your iPhone. 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.
While the 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 noise.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
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 voice that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The 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 the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to find them.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. This kind is 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 thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have this function. It means that you are in position 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a control panel on them.
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 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
JBL Tour Pro 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.