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Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
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Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Reflect Aero TWS||Marshall Minor III|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP68||IPX4|
|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||6.8mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||99dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx hd||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|has in/on-ear detection||✗||✓|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of 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 of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Marshall Minor III, JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, Marshall Minor III has a lower liquid rating than JBL Reflect Aero TWS
Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g are heavier than the Marshall Minor III by of 5g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Marshall Minor III have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS sit well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Marshall Minor III have a unit size of 12mm 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 determines the sound produced by the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 5.2mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Marshall Minor III's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is more than that of Marshall Minor III by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Marshall Minor III's case has a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Marshall Minor III by 9 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Marshall Minor III use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Marshall Minor III have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
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 Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Marshall Minor III have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Marshall Minor III, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a control panel on them.
Marshall Minor III have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
Marshall Minor III come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.