JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Live Pro 2||LG Tone Free Fit TF8|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IP67|
|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||11mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||93dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|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 level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP67, the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's rating is read as, the first number of 6 denotes that they are completely dust proof, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, JBL Live Pro 2 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a weight of 5.7g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g weigh more than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by of 3.9g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds together.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are resistant to sweat
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech 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. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and JBL Live Pro 2 operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 sit tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both JBL Live Pro 2, and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 5mm , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Pro 2's measurement is 93dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is 10 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely 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 the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 10 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Live Pro 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 1 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery power is 65mAh. less than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 by 3mAh
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have 6 microphones.
While the JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The vastness 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 microphone can pick up.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
JBL Live Pro 2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, JBL Live Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the JBL Live Pro 2 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have this function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the LG Tone Free Fit TF8, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Live Pro 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.