JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||JBL Live Pro 2||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX5||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||93dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||30hours||21hours|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Xiaomi FlipBuds 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, JBL Live Pro 2 has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a weight of 12.2g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g weigh less than the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro with a difference -2.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 Live Pro 2 and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for flights and morning travels. The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro and JBL Live Pro 2 operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound gets , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, JBL Live Pro 2's measurement is 93dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's case is said to have a charge of 21 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 Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 9 hours
It takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
JBL Live Pro 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 1.48 hours
JBL Live Pro 2's battery capacity is 65mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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 Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
The Xiaomi FlipBuds 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).
JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive as well which means both can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as reducing interference from other devices.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have 6 microphones.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have 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 microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The extent of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing them
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
JBL Live Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another connected device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a control panel on them.
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.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.