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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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
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.
Marshall Minor III have a weight of 8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Marshall Minor III are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Marshall Minor III are resistant to sweat
JBL Tour Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as 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 separate 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
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces background sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
The Marshall Minor III driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
JBL Tour Pro 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Marshall Minor III by 2mm , as many tend to believe 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Marshall Minor III's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies 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 can produce equal bass
The Marshall Minor III's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Tour Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
Marshall Minor III'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 requires fewer chargings.
JBL Tour Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Marshall Minor III by 5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Marshall Minor III's case has a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging 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 takes 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 for the first time.
Marshall Minor III, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put 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 earbuds and case.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Marshall Minor III have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The 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 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 JBL Tour Pro 2 will work fine with your iPhone. 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).
Marshall Minor III have 2 microphones.
While the JBL Tour Pro 2 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 background sounds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
JBL Tour Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
Marshall Minor III support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, JBL Tour Pro 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Marshall Minor III support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Also the JBL Tour Pro 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Marshall Minor III have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Tour Pro 2 also support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Marshall Minor III, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Tour Pro 2 too have a control panel on them.
The Marshall Minor III support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Marshall Minor III come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Tour Pro 2 also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.