JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 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 Tune 225TWS||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|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||12mm||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||105dB/mW||99dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||16hours|
|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||✗||✓|
|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 is the level 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, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of 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 number 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..
JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g are heavier than the JBL Tune 225TWS by of 3.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
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, what this means is that JBL Tune 225TWS's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Tune 225TWS sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size dictates 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 it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce 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 produce equal bass
The JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, 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 a device is can be considered differently by different persons, so we need to have a way of getting a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is 5 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 extended 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
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, 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 connecting 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. 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 Tune 225TWS will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
While 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 enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support fast charging. This kind is 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 just 30 minutes.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.