JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Live Pro 2||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX5||ipX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||93db/mw||25db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||18hours|
|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|
IP ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, 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 2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro with a difference -1.4g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have sweat resistance
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 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and JBL Live Pro 2 work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 1mm , as many tend to believe 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low audible 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 implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Live Pro 2's sound pressure level measurement is 93dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be taken differently by different persons, so we need to have a way of getting an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's case is said to have a full charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple 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 2 Pro by 12 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Live Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery power is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery power is 65mAh. more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 4mAh
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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).
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have 6 microphones.
While the JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The amount of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL Live Pro 2 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 run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
JBL Live Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to find them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the JBL Live Pro 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, so you can easily 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.
The JBL Live Pro 2 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.