Samsung Galaxy Buds LiveSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JLab Go AirSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Live||JLab Go Air|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX2||IP44|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||103dB/mW|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|battery life of charging case||15hours||15hours|
|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 rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to 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 of liquids that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
Compared to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, JLab Go Air have a rating of IP44 meaning that they are protected against objects greater than 1.0mm such as wire and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Live has a lower liquid rating than JLab Go Air
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a weight of 11.2g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
JLab Go Air, at 10g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live with a difference -1.2g
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 since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JLab Go Air also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have sweat resistance
JLab Go Air's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JLab Go Air also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
JLab Go Air sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
JLab Go Air driver unit is 8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 4mm , as many tend to believe 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JLab Go Air's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JLab Go Air's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JLab Go Air's measurement is 103dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JLab Go Air have neodymium magnets, when used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high SPL, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
JLab Go Air's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Samsung Galaxy Buds Live's case is said to have a charge of 15 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
JLab Go Air's charging case has a battery life of 15 hours, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
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.
JLab Go Air 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, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
JLab Go Air's battery power is 43mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 17mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
JLab Go Air too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JLab Go Air 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.
JLab Go Air 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 provides 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 fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have 6 microphones.
JLab Go Air microphones are 2, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Live by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
JLab Go Air microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The vastness 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 pick up.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a find earbuds feature.
The 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 fully charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
JLab Go Air also have a control panel on them.
The JLab Go Air 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Live support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JLab Go Air also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.