Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JLab Go AirSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus||JLab Go Air|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX2||IP44|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||✗||8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||103dB/mW|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||15hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IP44, the JLab Go Air's rating for solids indicates that they are protected against objects greater than 1.0mm such as wire, 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 JLab Go Air, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a rating of IPX2 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than JLab Go Air
JLab Go Air have a weight of 10g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh more than the JLab Go Air with a difference of 2.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JLab Go Air are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with 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.
JLab Go Air are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
JLab Go Air have stereo speakers, what this means is that JLab Go Air's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have stereo speakers
The JLab Go Air stay well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, and JLab Go Air have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JLab Go Air have a unit size of 8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass. The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
JLab Go Air's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
JLab Go Air's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JLab Go Air's measurement is 103dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JLab Go Air have neodymium magnets, when used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, using high magnetic flux.
JLab Go Air'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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is more than that of JLab Go Air by 6 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the JLab Go Air's case is said to have a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's charging case has a battery life of 22 hours, more than that of JLab Go Air by 7 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the JLab Go Air's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of JLab Go Air by 0.5 hours
JLab Go Air's battery power is 43mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh. more than that of JLab Go Air by 42mAh
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The JLab Go Air have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
The JLab Go Air 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the JLab Go Air . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The JLab Go Air have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JLab Go Air
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The JLab Go Air have 2 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus microphones are 6, more than that of JLab Go Air by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JLab Go Air microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the microphone can recognize.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JLab Go Air, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a control panel on them.
JLab Go Air 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of JLab Go Air by 1 Years .
The JLab Go Air have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.