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 refer to the rank 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 represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 2 means 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live has a lower liquid rating than JBL Reflect Aero TWS
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable 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 wires linking 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 distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the two earbuds together.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during 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, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the sound made by the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which implies 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 usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, 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 measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is 6 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 requires fewer chargings.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case is said to have a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging 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 requires 0.6 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
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 capacity is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have 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 enables data transfers between devices placed in range, 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a 10meters distance connecting 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 used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide 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 iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have 6 microphones.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can 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 hear traffic.
The 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.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support fast charging. Usually, 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. 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 just 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.