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Overall Score 6.4 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 Plus||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||✗||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||99db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||22hours||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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection 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 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 Plus, 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 Plus has a lower liquid rating than JBL Reflect Aero TWS
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g weigh more than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus with a difference of 0.4g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the two earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with 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.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to match vigorous movement, wingtips are best suited for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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.
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus sit tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a unit size of 6.8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure 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.
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 Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, 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.
This is given by the vendor, and 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 multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 6 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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 Plus by 0.5 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support USB TYPE-C, a 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 comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers 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 Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC, a codec 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 Plus will work fine with your iPad. 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.
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.
While the JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the JBL Reflect Aero TWS too 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 is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS 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 Plus, so you can 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.
The 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.