Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Reflect Aero TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX2||IP68|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||99dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||15hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||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|
IP ratings is the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring 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.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g are heavier than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by of 1.8g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 5.2mm , many people have a misconception 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Reflect Aero TWS's measurement is 99dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is 6 hours, 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 Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case is said to have a full charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, more 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 recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 0.9 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery power is 60mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Live will work well with your MacBook. If you intend 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have 6 microphones.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. This kind is 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 just thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
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.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.