Raycon Fitness EarbudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Live Free 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Raycon Fitness Earbuds
|JBL Live Free 2
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|has ambient sound mode
|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 is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX7, the Raycon Fitness Earbuds's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the Raycon Fitness Earbuds, JBL Live Free 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 Free 2 has a lower liquid rating than Raycon Fitness Earbuds
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have a weight of 141.75g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
The JBL Live Free 2, at 9.8g are lighter than the Raycon Fitness Earbuds with a difference -131.95g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Raycon Fitness Earbuds are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Live Free 2 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have sweat resistance
JBL Live Free 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Raycon Fitness Earbuds are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Free 2 and Raycon Fitness Earbuds have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The JBL Live Free 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds driver unit is 8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
JBL Live Free 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Raycon Fitness Earbuds by 3mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Free 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that Raycon Fitness Earbuds can produce a juicier bass than the JBL Live Free 2
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Free 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Raycon Fitness Earbuds produce a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Live Free 2
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Free 2's measurement is 102dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds's battery life is 12 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is 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 Live Free 2's battery life is less than that of Raycon Fitness Earbuds by 5 hours . Each 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 manufacturer, and the Raycon Fitness Earbuds's case has a charge of 44 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Live Free 2's charging case has a battery life of 28 hours, less than that of Raycon Fitness Earbuds by 16 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Raycon Fitness Earbuds's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Live Free 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Free 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Free 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Raycon Fitness Earbuds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Free 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Raycon Fitness Earbuds
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds have 4 microphones.
While the JBL Live Free 2 microphones are 6, more than that of Raycon Fitness Earbuds by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Live Free 2 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Free 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 run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds 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.
The JBL Live Free 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Free 2 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Raycon Fitness Earbuds . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another connected device.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Free 2 also have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Raycon Fitness Earbuds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Free 2 also have a control panel on them.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds 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.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Live Free 2 also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Raycon Fitness Earbuds come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Free 2 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.