65points
64points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT

45points
41points

JBL J56BT

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT vs JBL J56BT

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT better than JBL J56BT?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs3
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has voice prompts
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Why is JBL J56BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT?

  • 19dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    115dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an on-ear form
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
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
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JBL J56BT
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
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JBL J56BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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JBL J56BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
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JBL J56BT
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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

20000Hz

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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
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

96dB/mW

115dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
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JBL J56BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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JBL J56BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
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JBL J56BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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JBL J56BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC500BT
JBL J56BT
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 voice prompts
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JBL J56BT
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 a mute function
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JBL J56BT
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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