JBL Tour Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Skullcandy Indy FuelSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tour Pro 2||Skullcandy Indy Fuel|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IP55|
|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||10mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||27hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP55, the Skullcandy Indy Fuel's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and of liquids that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel have a weight of 57g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
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 don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Skullcandy Indy Fuel are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel and JBL Tour Pro 2 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then 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 hence "diluting" the noise.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Skullcandy Indy Fuel, and JBL Tour Pro 2 have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without using ANC 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 basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 4mm , 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 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 audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Skullcandy Indy Fuel's measurement is 105dB/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 for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery life is less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 7 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, 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 the JBL Tour Pro 2's case has a full charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 3 hours
It requires 0.3 hours to fully charge the Skullcandy Indy Fuel's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just 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 state of your earbuds and case.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
JBL Tour Pro 2 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel 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.
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 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 fine with your MacBook. If you are planning 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.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found 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 lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling 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 support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but 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 functions are supported on the earbuds.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a control panel on them.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Skullcandy Indy Fuel too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.