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Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Live Free 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Raycon Impact 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
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IP ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP67, the Raycon Impact Earbuds's rating for solids indicates that they are completely dust proof, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Raycon Impact Earbuds, JBL Live Free 2 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Raycon Impact Earbuds has a higher liquid rating than JBL Live Free 2
The Raycon Impact Earbuds have a weight of 170g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
JBL Live Free 2, at 9.8g are lighter than the Raycon Impact Earbuds with a difference -160.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Raycon Impact Earbuds are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Live Free 2 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Raycon Impact Earbuds have sweat resistance
JBL Live Free 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Raycon Impact Earbuds are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Raycon Impact Earbuds have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Live Free 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Raycon Impact Earbuds have ANC enabling 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.
JBL Live Free 2 too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
The Raycon Impact Earbuds stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Raycon Impact Earbuds have a unit size of 8mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit 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 Impact Earbuds by 3mm , many people have a misconception 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 indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Raycon Impact Earbuds's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Free 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Raycon Impact Earbuds make sound with a juicier bass than the JBL Live Free 2
The Raycon Impact Earbuds's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Free 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Raycon Impact Earbuds can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Live Free 2
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
The Raycon Impact 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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Live Free 2's battery life is less than that of Raycon Impact Earbuds by 5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Raycon Impact Earbuds's case is said to have a charge of 78 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Live Free 2's charging case has a battery life of 28 hours, less than that of Raycon Impact Earbuds by 50 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Raycon Impact Earbuds's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Raycon Impact Earbuds have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device 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 enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Raycon Impact Earbuds support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Free 2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Raycon Impact Earbuds have Bluetooth version of 5.3, 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 Free 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Raycon Impact Earbuds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Raycon Impact Earbuds have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Free 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Raycon Impact Earbuds
The JBL Live Free 2 have 6 microphones.
Raycon Impact Earbuds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Live Free 2 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Raycon Impact Earbuds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Free 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Raycon Impact Earbuds support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
JBL Live Free 2 too 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 Raycon Impact Earbuds support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Free 2 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Raycon Impact Earbuds . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another device.
Raycon Impact Earbuds have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Free 2 also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Raycon Impact Earbuds, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
JBL Live Free 2 too have a control panel on them.
The Raycon Impact 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.
The Raycon Impact Earbuds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Live Free 2 too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Raycon Impact Earbuds come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Free 2 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.