JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Marshall Minor IIISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Marshall Minor III's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number 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 Marshall Minor III, JBL Live Pro 2 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, JBL Live Pro 2 has a higher liquid rating than Marshall Minor III
Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g weigh more than the Marshall Minor III by of 1.6g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the two earbuds .
Marshall Minor III are resistant to sweat
JBL Live Pro 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
Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers, what this means is that Marshall Minor III's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 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 Live Pro 2 stay well in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces your environment sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
The Marshall Minor III driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound made by the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 1mm , 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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 Marshall Minor III's battery life is 5 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Marshall Minor III by 5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Marshall Minor III's case is said to have a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 Marshall Minor III by 5 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is recommended 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 Marshall Minor III by 0.5 hours
JBL Live Pro 2's battery power is 65mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Marshall Minor III use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Marshall Minor III have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
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 Marshall Minor III support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
The Marshall Minor III have 2 microphones.
While the JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
JBL Live Pro 2 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 earbud microphone can pick up.
JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Marshall Minor III have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
JBL Live Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the JBL Live Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
JBL Live Pro 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.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Marshall Minor III, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
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.
The Marshall Minor III support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Marshall Minor III come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.