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Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
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Overall Score 5.1 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Marshall Minor III||JBL Tour Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||10mm|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||30hours|
|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||2only||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 liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Marshall Minor III's rating is read as, the first number 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.
The Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Marshall Minor III have sweat resistance
JBL Tour Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers, what this means is that Marshall Minor III's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Tour Pro 2 and Marshall Minor III have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes 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) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 sit well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the device music from leaking out .
Marshall Minor III have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III 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 yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Tour 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 tells how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The Marshall Minor III's battery life is 5 hours, 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 chanrgings.
JBL Tour 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 have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Marshall Minor III's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Tour Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 5 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Marshall Minor III's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
The Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The Marshall Minor III have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Marshall Minor III use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Marshall Minor III have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Tour Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Marshall Minor III . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Marshall Minor III have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Marshall Minor III
JBL Tour Pro 2 support AAC, a codec that is 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tour Pro 2 will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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.
JBL Tour Pro 2 microphones are 6, more than that of Marshall Minor III by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
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.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
Marshall Minor III 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 Tour 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 thirty minutes.
The Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Marshall Minor III, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
Marshall Minor III have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Marshall Minor III come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.