JBL Tune 130NCSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 130NC||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||10mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||103db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||15hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||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 offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the JBL Tune 130NC's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the JBL Tune 130NC, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a rating of IPX2 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live has a lower liquid rating than JBL Tune 130NC
JBL Tune 130NC have a weight of 11.3g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, at 11.2g are lighter than the JBL Tune 130NC by -0.1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 130NC are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
JBL Tune 130NC have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL Tune 130NC have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Tune 130NC have stereo speakers, what this means is that JBL Tune 130NC's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Live and JBL Tune 130NC have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The JBL Tune 130NC have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have ANC making both devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The JBL Tune 130NC and Samsung Galaxy Buds Live operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
The JBL Tune 130NC stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live driver unit is 12mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 2mm , a common assumption 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 deliver better quality sound.
The JBL Tune 130NC's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
JBL Tune 130NC's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 130NC's measurement is 103dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Tune 130NC'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 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 Live's battery life is less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your device, 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 JBL Tune 130NC'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 several times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's charging case has a battery life of 15 hours, less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 15 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 130NC's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live takes 0.6 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 1.4 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Tune 130NC have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The JBL Tune 130NC have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JBL Tune 130NC have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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 Live has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of JBL Tune 130NC . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tune 130NC have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 130NC
JBL Tune 130NC support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since 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 Tune 130NC will work well 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 Live 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 Tune 130NC have 4 microphones.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 130NC by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
JBL Tune 130NC have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
JBL Tune 130NC support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the JBL Tune 130NC support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to find them.
JBL Tune 130NC support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
JBL Tune 130NC have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the JBL Tune 130NC, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also have a control panel on them.
JBL Tune 130NC support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
JBL Tune 130NC come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.