54points

Jaybird Run

45points

JBL Free

Jaybird Run
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36 facts in comparison

Jaybird Run vs JBL Free

Jaybird Run
JBL Free

Why is Jaybird Run better than JBL Free?

  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • 0.4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    6mmvs5.6mm
  • 92.17g lighter
    ?

    6.83gvs99g

Why is JBL Free better than Jaybird Run?

  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4.1
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 11 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    12vs1
  • Has a detachable cable
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Price comparison

Jaybird Run

ProductStorePrice
Jaybird Run walmartJaybird X3 Sport Bluetooth Sweat-Proof H...Jaybird X3 Sport Bluetooth Sweat-Proof Headset iPhone & Android Blackout Black - Refurbished
walmart logo
$36.99

JBL Free

Buy used:

$49.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Free AmazonJBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphone...JBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$169.00
JBL Free AmazonJBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphone...JBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$76.88
JBL Free walmartJBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphone...JBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Black)
walmart logo
$49.95

Design

1.sweat resistance
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Jaybird Run
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.
4.has an in-ear form
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
5.weight

6.83g

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.

Sound quality

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

20Hz

10Hz

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

6mm

5.6mm

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

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

2

1

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

Power

1.Battery life

4h

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 battery level indicator
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.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.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Jaybird Run
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Jaybird Run
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.control panel placed on a device
Jaybird Run
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.
3.warranty period

1

12

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.travel bag is included
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.has a detachable cable
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.Has a coil cable
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
A coil cable offers more flexibility, as it can be further extended when in use, as well as retracted to take up less space when not in use.
5.can be folded
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Jaybird Run
JBL Free
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Price comparison

Jaybird Run

ProductStorePrice
Jaybird Run walmartJaybird X3 Sport Bluetooth Sweat-Proof H...Jaybird X3 Sport Bluetooth Sweat-Proof Headset iPhone & Android Blackout Black - Refurbished
walmart logo
$36.99

JBL Free

Buy used:

$49.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Free AmazonJBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphone...JBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$169.00
JBL Free AmazonJBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphone...JBL Free Truly Wireless in-Ear Headphones (Black)
Amazon logo
$76.88
JBL Free walmartJBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphone...JBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Black)
walmart logo
$49.95

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