86points

JBL Duet BT

83points

JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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JBL Duet BT vs JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition
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Why is JBL Duet BT better than JBL E55BT Quincy Edition?

  • 48.3g lighter
    183.3gvs231.6g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is JBL E55BT Quincy Edition better than JBL Duet BT?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    50mmvs40mm
  • 4h longer battery life
    20hvs16h

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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

4.weight

183.3g

231.6g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

111dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.driver unit size

40mm

50mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1. longer battery life

16h

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.battery power

610mAh

610mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

6.has a removable battery
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

SoundMagic E11BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
JBL Duet BT
JBL E55BT Quincy Edition

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

5.warranty period

1

1

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

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