65points
61points

Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT

67points
65points

JBL Live 400BT

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Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT vs JBL Live 400BT

Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT better than JBL Live 400BT?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
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    35000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • 46h longer battery life
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    70hvs24h
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.2

Why is JBL Live 400BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT?

  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 7.2g lighter
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    185.8gvs193g
  • 2h shorter charge time
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    2hvs4h
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BTBK Bluetooth Wi...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BTBK Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, Charcoal Gray
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BTGY Bluetooth Wi...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BTGY Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, Natural Gray
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$69.00

JBL Live 400BT

Buy used:

$88.95

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$69.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Black
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$99.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
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$59.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black (Renewed)
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$80.80
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Tune 120TWS - True Wireless in-Ear H...JBL Tune 120TWS - True Wireless in-Ear Headphone - Black
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$54.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL TUNE 700BT - Wireless Over-Ear Headp...JBL TUNE 700BT - Wireless Over-Ear Headphones - Black
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$79.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear ...JBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Hi-Res Sound Quality and Adaptive Noise Cancellation, Black
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$199.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL T450BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones wi...JBL T450BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones with Built-in Remote and Microphone (Black)
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$39.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
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$46.90

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

193g

185.8g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

20Hz

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

35000Hz

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-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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

99dB/mW

106dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

32 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.

Power

1.Battery life

70h

24h

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
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

4h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

4.2

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-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

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-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT
JBL Live 400BT
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.

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BTBK Bluetooth Wi...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BTBK Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, Charcoal Gray
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BTGY Bluetooth Wi...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BTGY Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, Natural Gray
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$69.00

JBL Live 400BT

Buy used:

$88.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Green
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$69.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Black
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$99.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
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$59.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL Live 650 Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black (Renewed)
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$80.80
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL Tune 120TWS - True Wireless in-Ear H...JBL Tune 120TWS - True Wireless in-Ear Headphone - Black
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$54.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL TUNE 700BT - Wireless Over-Ear Headp...JBL TUNE 700BT - Wireless Over-Ear Headphones - Black
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$79.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear ...JBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Hi-Res Sound Quality and Adaptive Noise Cancellation, Black
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$199.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL T450BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones wi...JBL T450BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones with Built-in Remote and Microphone (Black)
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$39.95
JBL Live 400BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
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$46.90

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