JBL Wave BeamSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Endurance Peak 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Wave Beam||JBL Endurance Peak 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ipX7|
|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||8mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||100db/mw||93db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||24hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||2only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|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 refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP54, the JBL Wave Beam's rating for solids indicates 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 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.
In comparison to the JBL Wave Beam, JBL Endurance Peak 2 have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, JBL Endurance Peak 2 has a higher liquid rating than JBL Wave Beam
The JBL Wave Beam have a weight of 8.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The JBL Endurance Peak 2, at 26g weigh more than the JBL Wave Beam with a difference of 17.2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Wave Beam are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
JBL Endurance Peak 2 have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
JBL Wave Beam have sweat resistance
JBL Endurance Peak 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL Wave Beam have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
JBL Wave Beam have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Endurance Peak 2 and JBL Wave Beam have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Wave Beam have ANC 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 noise.
JBL Wave Beam sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both JBL Endurance Peak 2, and JBL Wave Beam have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The JBL Wave Beam have a unit size of 8mm 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, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of JBL Wave Beam by 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 deliver better quality sound.
JBL Wave Beam's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
JBL Wave Beam's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component makes high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Wave Beam's measurement is 100dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's sound pressure level measurement is 93dB/mW. How loud a device is can be considered differently by separate persons, so we need to have a way of getting a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
JBL Wave Beam's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's battery life is less than that of JBL Wave Beam by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the JBL Wave Beam's case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, equal to that of the JBL Wave Beam
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Wave Beam's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the JBL Wave Beam
JBL Wave Beam's battery power is 48mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's battery power is 60mAh. more than that of JBL Wave Beam by 12mAh
JBL Wave Beam have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JBL Wave Beam use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
JBL Wave Beam have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of JBL Wave Beam . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Wave Beam have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Wave Beam
JBL Endurance Peak 2 support AAC, a codec 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 Endurance Peak 2 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 JBL Wave Beam have 2 microphones.
While the JBL Endurance Peak 2 microphones are 2, equal to that of the JBL Wave Beam . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
JBL Wave Beam have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Endurance Peak 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The magnitude of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can pick up.
JBL Wave Beam support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, JBL Wave Beam have a find earbuds feature.
The JBL Wave Beam support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too 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 30 minutes.
JBL Wave Beam have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the JBL Wave Beam, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The JBL Endurance Peak 2 also have a control panel on them.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 have a warranty period of 1 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 Wave Beam have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
JBL Wave Beam come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.