Soundpeats Free 2 ClassicSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Live Free 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Soundpeats Free 2 Classic||JBL Live Free 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX5||ipX5|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||102db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||28hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✗||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✗||✓|
|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 offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX5, the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
Compared to the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic, JBL Live Free 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, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have a weight of 9.94g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
JBL Live Free 2, at 9.8g weigh less than the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic by -0.14g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Soundpeats Free 2 Classic are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Live Free 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have sweat resistance
JBL Live Free 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have stereo speakers, what this means is that Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Free 2 and Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The JBL Live Free 2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound made by the device.
JBL Live Free 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Soundpeats Free 2 Classic by 5mm , many people have a misconception 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 mean that they produce better quality sound.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
JBL Live Free 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component makes high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Free 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Free 2's measurement is 102dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Live Free 2's battery life is more than that of Soundpeats Free 2 Classic by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 vendor, and the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Live Free 2's charging case has a battery life of 28 hours, more than that of Soundpeats Free 2 Classic by 4 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic's battery power is 43mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
JBL Live Free 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Free 2 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have Bluetooth version of 5.1, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Free 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Soundpeats Free 2 Classic . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Free 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Soundpeats Free 2 Classic will work well with your MacBook. 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.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have 4 microphones.
While the JBL Live Free 2 microphones are 6, more than that of Soundpeats Free 2 Classic by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Live Free 2 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
JBL Live Free 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have a find earbuds feature.
The Soundpeats Free 2 Classic support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL Live Free 2 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Soundpeats Free 2 Classic support multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Free 2 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Free 2 also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Soundpeats Free 2 Classic, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Free 2 too have a control panel on them.
Soundpeats Free 2 Classic support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The JBL Live Free 2 too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Soundpeats Free 2 Classic come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Free 2 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.