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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a lower liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a weight of 12.2g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g are lighter than the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by -2.6g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
JBL Live Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 Pro 2 and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro and JBL Live Pro 2 work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out .
Both JBL Live Pro 2, and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making both JBL Live Pro 2, and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro similar in how loud their sound gets , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Live Pro 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 alters the signal on its way through.
The JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure 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.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is 7 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly 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 Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and 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 recharging 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 requires 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 when they have been unused for extended periods.
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 power is 65mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers 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.
The 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 listening to HD audio from other devices.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have 6 microphones.
The 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 device to filter out noise.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The amount 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 voice that the earbud microphone can recognize.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When 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 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
Also the JBL Live Pro 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 just thirty minutes.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a 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 device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 also 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.