Samsung Galaxy Buds2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 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 Buds2 Pro||JBL Reflect Aero TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP68|
|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||10mm||6.8mm|
|sound pressure level||25dB/mW||99dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||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 level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust 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 protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a rating of IP68 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, JBL Reflect Aero TWS has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS, at 13g weigh more than the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro by of 2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
JBL Reflect Aero TWS also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro come with wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have wingtips, by resting against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to match vigorous movement, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. If used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have sweat resistance
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too are dustproof and water-resistant, thus preventing water and dust from entering the interior of the devices and damaging the interior components
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate 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 Buds2 Pro have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 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 utilises more advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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 outcompete background sounds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro and JBL Reflect Aero TWS operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both JBL Reflect Aero TWS, and Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro driver unit is 10mm 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 dictates the loudness of the device.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS driver unit is 6.8mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro by 3.2mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's sound pressure level measurement is 99dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be considered differently by separate people, so we need to have the means to get a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery life is equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's case is said to have a charge of 18 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 Buds2 Pro by 2 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the JBL Reflect Aero TWS's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows 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, older than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides 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 Buds2 Pro will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have 6 microphones.
While the JBL Reflect Aero TWS microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
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 run but still want to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Reflect Aero TWS also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Reflect Aero TWS too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.