74points
49points

B&O Beoplay E8

59points
48points

JBL Free

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Cost-effectiveness winner
B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
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B&O Beoplay E8 vs JBL Free

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
74
points
B&O Beoplay E8
59
points
JBL Free

Why is B&O Beoplay E8 better than JBL Free?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 86g lighter
    13gvs99g
  • 0.1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    5.7mmvs5.6mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1

Why is JBL Free better than B&O Beoplay E8?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • 10 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    12vs2

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
2.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
3.weight
?

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4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

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B&O Beoplay E8
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Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

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120000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

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1Hz

20Hz

10Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
4.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
5.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

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106mm

5.7mm

5.6mm

Power

1.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

4h

4h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
5.battery power
?

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

85mAh

85mAh

6.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

House of Marley Buffalo Soldier BT

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

2

1

4.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

B&O Beoplay E8
JBL Free
6.warranty period
?

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

Best

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Unlimited undefined

2

12

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