Sennheiser CX 500BTSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Sennheiser CX 500BT'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.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Sennheiser CX 500BT, at 12g are heavier than the JBL Tune 225TWS by of 2.2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Sennheiser CX 500BT also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Sennheiser CX 500BT have sweat resistance
JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT and JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT 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 device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Tune 225TWS sit tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces background noise while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the device.
JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this implies that Sennheiser CX 500BT produce a juicier bass than the JBL Tune 225TWS
JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, this means that Sennheiser CX 500BT generate a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Tune 225TWS
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, 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.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's sound pressure level measurement is 94dB/mW. How loud a device is can be considered differently by different people, 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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, 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 manufacturer, and 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 many times before recharging the case itself.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 4 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JBL Tune 225TWS use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser CX 500BT has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
JBL Tune 225TWS support AAC, a codec 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 a similar 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 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT 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.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT microphones are 4, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
Sennheiser CX 500BT 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, Sennheiser CX 500BT support the find earbuds feature.
The 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.
Sennheiser CX 500BT support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also have a control panel on them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a warranty period of 2 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
JBL Tune 225TWS come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.