JBL Tune 230NCSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Tune 230NC||Jabra Elite 7 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ip57|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||105db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8,000hz|
|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 dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the JBL Tune 230NC's rating for solids indicates 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.
Compared to the JBL Tune 230NC, Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a rating of IP57 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a higher liquid rating than JBL Tune 230NC
The JBL Tune 230NC have a weight of 11.3g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g weigh less than the JBL Tune 230NC with a difference -0.5g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 230NC are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Tune 230NC have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL Tune 230NC have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Tune 230NC 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.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
JBL Tune 230NC have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. The JBL Tune 230NC and Jabra Elite 7 Pro work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
JBL Tune 230NC stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro, and JBL Tune 230NC have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 230NC driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, making both Jabra Elite 7 Pro, and JBL Tune 230NC similar in how loud their sound gets , as many tend to believe 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Tune 230NC's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
JBL Tune 230NC's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 230NC's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JBL Tune 230NC'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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's battery life is less than that of JBL Tune 230NC by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 manufacturer, and JBL Tune 230NC's case is said to have a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, less than that of JBL Tune 230NC by 6 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 230NC's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Tune 230NC have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
JBL Tune 230NC support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Tune 230NC have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the JBL Tune 230NC . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JBL Tune 230NC have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 230NC
JBL Tune 230NC 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 230NC will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
JBL Tune 230NC have 4 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of JBL Tune 230NC by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL Tune 230NC have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
JBL Tune 230NC support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the JBL Tune 230NC have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
JBL Tune 230NC support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Jabra Elite 7 Pro too 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 thirty minutes.
The JBL Tune 230NC have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the JBL Tune 230NC, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Tune 230NC have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
JBL Tune 230NC come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.