57points

Grado GW100

64points

JBL E55BT

Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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Grado GW100 vs JBL E55BT

Grado GW100
JBL E55BT

Why is Grado GW100 better than JBL E55BT?

  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is JBL E55BT better than Grado GW100?

  • 11.2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    111dB/mWvs99.8dB/mW
  • 5h longer battery life
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    20hvs15h
  • 80.4g lighter
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    231.6gvs312g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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Price comparison

Grado GW100

ProductStorePrice
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO GW100 v2 Wireless Bluetooth Headph...GRADO GW100 v2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
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$249.00
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone...GRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
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$306.79
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open B...GRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open Back Stereo Headphones
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$99.00
Grado GW100 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
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$278.00
Grado GW100 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
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$495.00
Grado GW100 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
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$148.99
Grado GW100 AmazonJLab Audio Rewind Wireless Retro Headpho...JLab Audio Rewind Wireless Retro Headphones | Bluetooth 4.2 | 12 Hours Playtime | Custom EQ3 Sound | Music Controls | Noise Isolation | with Microphone | Throwback 80s 90s Design | Black
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$19.99
Grado GW100 AmazonMaster & Dynamic MH40 Over-Ear Headphone...Master & Dynamic MH40 Over-Ear Headphones with Wire - Noise Isolating with Mic Recording Studio Headphones with Superior Sound
Amazon logo
$199.00
Grado GW100 AmazonCOWIN E8 [Upgraded] Active Noise Cancell...COWIN E8 [Upgraded] Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone Deep Bass Wireless Headphones Over Ear, Great Audio for Travel/Work/TV/Computer/Cellphone, Black
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$139.99

JBL E55BT

Buy used:

$58.60

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Ove...JBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$59.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$128.17
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$77.98
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
Amazon logo
$39.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
Amazon logo
$59.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

312g

231.6g

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)
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.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.
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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)
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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

99.8dB/mW

111dB/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

15h

20h

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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
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
Grado GW100
JBL E55BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

1

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

Price comparison

Grado GW100

ProductStorePrice
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO GW100 v2 Wireless Bluetooth Headph...GRADO GW100 v2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
Amazon logo
$249.00
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone...GRADO GW100 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Open Back and On Ear
Amazon logo
$306.79
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open B...GRADO SR80e Prestige Series Wired Open Back Stereo Headphones
Amazon logo
$99.00
Grado GW100 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$278.00
Grado GW100 AmazonPhilips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Preci...Philips Audio Philips SHP9500 HiFi Precision Stereo Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Grado GW100 AmazonGRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-B...GRADO RS2e Reference Series Wired Open-Back Stereo Headphones
Amazon logo
$495.00
Grado GW100 AmazonPhilips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open...Philips Audio Fidelio X2HR Over-Ear Open-Air Headphone 50mm Drivers- Black
Amazon logo
$148.99
Grado GW100 AmazonJLab Audio Rewind Wireless Retro Headpho...JLab Audio Rewind Wireless Retro Headphones | Bluetooth 4.2 | 12 Hours Playtime | Custom EQ3 Sound | Music Controls | Noise Isolation | with Microphone | Throwback 80s 90s Design | Black
Amazon logo
$19.99
Grado GW100 AmazonMaster & Dynamic MH40 Over-Ear Headphone...Master & Dynamic MH40 Over-Ear Headphones with Wire - Noise Isolating with Mic Recording Studio Headphones with Superior Sound
Amazon logo
$199.00
Grado GW100 AmazonCOWIN E8 [Upgraded] Active Noise Cancell...COWIN E8 [Upgraded] Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Bluetooth Headphones with Microphone Deep Bass Wireless Headphones Over Ear, Great Audio for Travel/Work/TV/Computer/Cellphone, Black
Amazon logo
$139.99

JBL E55BT

Buy used:

$58.60

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Ove...JBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$59.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$128.17
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$77.98
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
Amazon logo
$39.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
Amazon logo
$59.99

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