53points
37points

Bose SoundSport Free

55points
43points

JBL Free

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Bose SoundSport Free vs JBL Free

Bose SoundSport Free
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JBL Free

Why is Bose SoundSport Free better than JBL Free?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    5hvs4h
  • 80.86g lighter
    ?

    18.14gvs99g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

Why is JBL Free better than Bose SoundSport Free?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has an in-ear form
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Price comparison

Bose SoundSport Free

Buy used:

$99.00

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Head...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Headphones - 774373-0010 Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$146.89
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Ultraviolet with Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$199.00
Bose SoundSport Free walmartBose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbu...Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbuds - Black
walmart logo
$199.00

JBL Free

Buy used:

$39.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Free AmazonJBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphone...JBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$89.57
JBL Free walmartJBL Free X Blue True Wireless Headphones...JBL Free X Blue True Wireless Headphones
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$69.95

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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 a detachable cable
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

18.14g

99g

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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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

1.Battery life

5h

4h

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
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a removable battery
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

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
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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
Bose SoundSport Free
JBL Free
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

Bose SoundSport Free

Buy used:

$99.00

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Head...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Headphones - 774373-0010 Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$146.89
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Ultraviolet with Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$199.00
Bose SoundSport Free walmartBose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbu...Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbuds - Black
walmart logo
$199.00

JBL Free

Buy used:

$39.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Free AmazonJBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphone...JBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$89.57
JBL Free walmartJBL Free X Blue True Wireless Headphones...JBL Free X Blue True Wireless Headphones
walmart logo
$69.95

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