Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 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||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro||JBL Tour Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||30hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|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 is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a weight of 12.2g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
True wireless devices have no cables 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 an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Tour Pro 2 are resistant to sweat
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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. The JBL Tour Pro 2 and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
JBL Tour Pro 2 stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Tour Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
The JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes 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 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 is said to have 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 having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 by 9 hours
It requires 0.52 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of JBL Tour Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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. Since 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 intend 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the JBL Tour Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play a sound 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 fully charge a device.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is 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 30 minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tour Pro 2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.