JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Live Pro 2||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IPX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||93dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||22hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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 Plus, JBL Live Pro 2 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g weigh less than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by -3g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are resistant to sweat
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Pro 2's measurement is 93dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 hours, these last longer 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 have to charge the device less often.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's case has a charge of 22 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 8 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
JBL Live Pro 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery power is 65mAh. less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 20mAh
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 Plus will work fine with your iPhone. 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 JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 6 microphones.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 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 voice that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 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 Pro 2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to locate them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support fast charging. This kind is 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 thirty minutes.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.