Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Endurance Peak 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Ultimate Ears Drops||JBL Endurance Peak 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||✗||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||110dB/mW||93dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||9hours||24hours|
|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||2only||2only|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX7, the JBL Endurance Peak 2'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.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 have a weight of 26g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears Drops are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
JBL Endurance Peak 2 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to match vigorous movement, they come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When applied as directed, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Ultimate Ears Drops have sweat resistance
JBL Endurance Peak 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Ultimate Ears Drops are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Endurance Peak 2 and Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers
Ultimate Ears Drops sit tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both JBL Endurance Peak 2, and Ultimate Ears Drops have passive noise reduction which means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound made by the device.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 driver unit is 10mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 0.8mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Ultimate Ears Drops's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears Drops's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's sound pressure level measurement is 93dB/mW. The sound pressure level, something is can be considered differently by different persons, so we need to have the means to get an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
Ultimate Ears Drops's battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is 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 Endurance Peak 2's battery life is equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely 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 manufacturer, and Ultimate Ears Drops's case is said to have a charge of 9 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 15 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Endurance Peak 2's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Endurance Peak 2's battery power is 60mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Ultimate Ears Drops, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Ultimate Ears Drops have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Ultimate Ears Drops have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5, newer than that of Ultimate Ears Drops . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops
Ultimate Ears Drops 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Ultimate Ears Drops will work fine with your iPhone. 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.
The JBL Endurance Peak 2 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Ultimate Ears Drops have 2 microphones.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 microphones are 2, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The JBL Endurance Peak 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The size 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 voice that the microphone can recognize.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Ultimate Ears Drops support the find earbuds feature.
Ultimate Ears Drops support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Ultimate Ears Drops support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
With the Ultimate Ears Drops, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too have a control panel on them.
The JBL Endurance Peak 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Ultimate Ears Drops have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
JBL Endurance Peak 2 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.