Soundpeats Mini ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 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 Mini Pro||JBL Live Free 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IPX5|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||102dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||14hours||28hours|
|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 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 refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX5, the Soundpeats Mini Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number 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 Mini Pro, 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
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a weight of 9.94g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
JBL Live Free 2, at 9.8g are lighter than the Soundpeats Mini Pro with a difference -0.14g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Soundpeats Mini Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Live Free 2 also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds .
Soundpeats Mini Pro have sweat resistance
JBL Live Free 2'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 earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Soundpeats Mini Pro have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Free 2 and Soundpeats Mini Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The JBL Live Free 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that suites your chill time.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro sit well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down background noise while preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Soundpeats Mini Pro driver unit is 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
JBL Live Free 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Soundpeats Mini Pro by 1mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Live Free 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
The JBL Live Free 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured 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.
Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery life is 7 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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 Free 2's battery life is equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Soundpeats Mini Pro's case is said to have a charge of 14 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple 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 Mini Pro by 14 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Soundpeats Mini Pro's battery power is 45mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Live Free 2 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Soundpeats Mini Pro use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Free 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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 Live Free 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Free 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro
Soundpeats Mini Pro support AAC, a codec that is 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Soundpeats Mini Pro will work fine with your iPad. 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 Soundpeats Mini Pro 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. Soundpeats Mini Pro have a latency of 60ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have 6 microphones.
While the JBL Live Free 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Soundpeats Mini Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Free 2 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The JBL Live Free 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Soundpeats Mini Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Soundpeats Mini Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL Live Free 2 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
JBL Live Free 2 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Soundpeats Mini Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Free 2 too 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 Mini Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The JBL Live Free 2 too have a control panel on them.
Soundpeats Mini Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Live Free 2 also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Soundpeats Mini Pro come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
JBL Live Free 2 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.