71points
72points

AKG Y500 Wireless

58points
78points

JBL Tune 500BT

Comparison winner
AKG Y500 Wireless
Cost-effectiveness winner
JBL Tune 500BT
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AKG Y500 Wireless vs JBL Tune 500BT

AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT

Why is AKG Y500 Wireless better than JBL Tune 500BT?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 93dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    117dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • 17h longer battery life
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    33hvs16h
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 8mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs32mm

Why is JBL Tune 500BT better than AKG Y500 Wireless?

  • 75g lighter
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    155gvs230g
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    2hvs2.5h
  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

Buy used:

$37.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

230g

155g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.sound pressure level

117dB/mW

24dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

900mAh

300mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.Has an in-line control panel
AKG Y500 Wireless
JBL Tune 500BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Miscellaneous

1.mic sensitivity

-42dBV/Pa

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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

Buy used:

$37.99

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$81.90
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