JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Reflect Aero TWS||JBL Tune 225TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP68||✗|
|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||6.8mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||99dB/mW||105dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||20hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|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 given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP68, the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's rating is read as, the first value of 6 denotes that they are completely dust proof, and the second value of 8 means that they are protected against the effects of continuous immersion in water, ingress of water in quantities causing harmful effects shall not be possible. Conditions should be more severe than for numeral 7..
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g weigh more than the JBL Tune 225TWS with a difference of 3.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are resistant to sweat
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS and JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The JBL Tune 225TWS sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 5.2mm , a common assumption 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 225TWS's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's sound pressure level measurement is 99dB/mW. How loud something is can be taken differently by separate persons, so we need to have a way of getting an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 3 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 4 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 0.5 hours
JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JBL Tune 225TWS support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Tune 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
JBL Tune 225TWS 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 225TWS 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 JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a control panel on them.
JBL Tune 225TWS support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The JBL Tune 225TWS come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.