78points

JBL E55BT

82points

JBL E65BTNC

JBL E55BT
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JBL E55BT vs JBL E65BTNC

JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC
78
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82
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Why is JBL E55BT better than JBL E65BTNC?

  • 26.4g lighter
    231.6gvs258g
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is JBL E65BTNC better than JBL E55BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 4h longer battery life
    24hvs20h
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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.

4.weight

231.6g

258g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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

Sound quality

1.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

2.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

3.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

108dB/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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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.

6.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

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

20h

24h

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 E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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.has a removable battery
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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.

2.can be used as a headset
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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.

3.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

4.has an in-line control panel
JBL E55BT
JBL E65BTNC

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

5.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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