Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL LIVE 300See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live||JBL LIVE 300|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX2||IPX5|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||5.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||95dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||15hours||14hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||2only|
|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 rating of protection given by a casing, against dust 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 (sweat).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live'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 are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, 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, JBL LIVE 300 has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
JBL LIVE 300, at 65.7g are heavier than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live with a difference of 54.5g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
JBL LIVE 300 also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have sweat resistance
JBL LIVE 300's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL LIVE 300 and Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
JBL LIVE 300 sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
JBL LIVE 300 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 6.2mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL LIVE 300's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL LIVE 300's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL LIVE 300's measurement is 95dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is usually 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 300's battery life is equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case has a full charge of 15 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 LIVE 300's charging case has a battery life of 14 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 1 hours
It takes 0.6 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL LIVE 300 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 1.4 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
JBL LIVE 300's battery power is 60mAh. equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
JBL LIVE 300 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL LIVE 300 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL LIVE 300 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live will work fine with your iPhone. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have 6 microphones.
The JBL LIVE 300 microphones are 2, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL LIVE 300 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The JBL LIVE 300 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL LIVE 300 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL LIVE 300 too have the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL LIVE 300 too have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL LIVE 300 too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL LIVE 300 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.