92points

ASTRO A50 Gen 3

99points

JBL Quantum 800

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JBL Quantum 800
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ASTRO A50 Gen 3 vs JBL Quantum 800

ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800

Why is ASTRO A50 Gen 3 better than JBL Quantum 800?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 23dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Supports Dolby Digital
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  • 30g lighter
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    380gvs410g
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is JBL Quantum 800 better than ASTRO A50 Gen 3?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs40mm
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs48 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 3h shorter charge time
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    2hvs5h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

ASTRO A50 Gen 3

ProductStorePrice
ASTRO A50 Gen 3 AmazonASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Dolby Gaming H...ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Dolby Gaming Headset - Black/Blue - PlayStation 4 + PlayStation 5 + PC (Gen 3) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$163.93
ASTRO A50 Gen 3 walmartASTRO A10 CALL OF DUTY EDITION
walmart logo
$8.90

JBL Quantum 800

ProductStorePrice
JBL Quantum 800 AmazonJBL Quantum 800 - Wireless Over-Ear Perf...JBL Quantum 800 - Wireless Over-Ear Performance Gaming Headset with Active Noise Cancelling and Bluetooth 5.0 - Black
Amazon logo
$179.95
JBL Quantum 800 walmartJBL Quantum One Black Gaming Headphones ...JBL Quantum One Black Gaming Headphones w/divvi! Stand
walmart logo
$169.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
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
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
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
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

380g

410g

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.
5.has an L-shaped plug
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
6.has an open-back design
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.has a neodymium magnet
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
5.driver unit size

40mm

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.impedance

48 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a wind noise reduction microphone
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
A wind noise reduction microphone is designed to reduce wind interference, providing sharper audio in windy situations.
4.has a removable microphone
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.charge time

5h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.has a battery level indicator
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
2.Can be used wirelessly
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has USB Type-C
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.compatible with PlayStation
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
5.supports Wi-Fi
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.has a mute function
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.can be used as a headset
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
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.
3.control panel placed on a device
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
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.
4.has an accelerometer
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
5.Has voice prompts
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.Has audio digital encryption
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
The audio signal is coded and encrypted digitally, allowing for highly secure conversations.

Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
ASTRO A50 Gen 3
JBL Quantum 800
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

Price comparison

ASTRO A50 Gen 3

ProductStorePrice
ASTRO A50 Gen 3 AmazonASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Dolby Gaming H...ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Dolby Gaming Headset - Black/Blue - PlayStation 4 + PlayStation 5 + PC (Gen 3) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$163.93
ASTRO A50 Gen 3 walmartASTRO A10 CALL OF DUTY EDITION
walmart logo
$8.90

JBL Quantum 800

ProductStorePrice
JBL Quantum 800 AmazonJBL Quantum 800 - Wireless Over-Ear Perf...JBL Quantum 800 - Wireless Over-Ear Performance Gaming Headset with Active Noise Cancelling and Bluetooth 5.0 - Black
Amazon logo
$179.95
JBL Quantum 800 walmartJBL Quantum One Black Gaming Headphones ...JBL Quantum One Black Gaming Headphones w/divvi! Stand
walmart logo
$169.95

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