JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless EarbudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL LIVE 300||Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX5||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||5.8mm||13mm|
|sound pressure level||95db/mw||91db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||13hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||2only|
|highest mic frequency||✗||5,000hz|
|lowest mic frequency||✗||300hz|
|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 given by a casing, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds, JBL LIVE 300 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds has a lower liquid rating than JBL LIVE 300
The JBL LIVE 300 have a weight of 65.7g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to carry.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
JBL LIVE 300 also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds are resistant to sweat
JBL LIVE 300's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The JBL LIVE 300 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless 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.
Both JBL LIVE 300 and Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have stereo speakers
The JBL LIVE 300 sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds driver unit is 13mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
JBL LIVE 300 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 7.2mm , 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 mean that they produce better quality sound.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's measurement is 91dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL LIVE 300's sound pressure level measurement is 95dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be considered differently by different people, so we need to have the means to get an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's battery life is 3 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL LIVE 300's battery life is more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's case has a full charge of 13 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL LIVE 300's charging case has a battery life of 14 hours, more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 1 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
JBL LIVE 300 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 0.5 hours
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
JBL LIVE 300 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL LIVE 300 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL LIVE 300 has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL LIVE 300 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds will work well with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The JBL LIVE 300 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a latency of 60ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have 2 microphones.
JBL LIVE 300 microphones are 2, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds microphone sensitivity is measured at -42dBV/Pa. The magnitude of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the earbud microphone can recognize.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's highest mic frequency is 5,000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's lowest mic frequency is 300Hz, low frequencies are better for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
JBL LIVE 300 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL LIVE 300 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
With the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL LIVE 300 also have a control panel on them.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a warranty period of 2 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 Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL LIVE 300 also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL LIVE 300 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.