70points

JBL E55BT

78points

JBL Live 500BT

JBL E55BT
jbl-e55bt 1
jbl-e55bt 2
jbl-e55bt 3
jbl-e55bt 4
jbl-e55bt 5
jbl-e55bt 6
jbl-e55bt 7
jbl-e55bt 8
jbl-e55bt 9
jbl-e55bt 10
JBL Live 500BT
Comparison winner
vs
vs

41 facts in comparison

JBL E55BT vs JBL Live 500BT

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
70
points
JBL E55BT
78
points
JBL Live 500BT

Why is JBL E55BT better than JBL Live 500BT?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    111dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Why is JBL Live 500BT better than JBL E55BT?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 13h longer battery life
    ?

    33hvs20h
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

JBL E55BT

Buy used:

$99.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
Amazon logo
$58.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
Amazon logo
$45.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones T...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Teal
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL E55BT aliexpressJBL E55BT Quincy Edition Wireless Headph...JBL E55BT Quincy Edition Wireless Headphones Bluetooth Headset Voice Prompts Bass Sound Sports Earphone with Mic Speed Charging
aliexpress logo
$143.17

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$34.97

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJB Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Head...JB Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Green
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 650 BT NC, Around-Ear Wireless ...JBL Live 650 BT NC, Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones (red)
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphone...JBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Ports USB Wall Charger - Blue
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$59.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, W...JBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Black, One Size
Amazon logo
$79.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Black
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Live 500BT walmartJBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphone...JBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Black)
walmart logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT aliexpressHeadphones JBL LIVE 500BT
aliexpress logo
$58.61

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
5.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
6.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

231.6g

231.6g

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

111dB/mW

108dB/mW

3.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

18Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Sennheiser CX 686G Sports

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
5.impedance
?

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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

50mm

50mm

Power

1.Battery life
?

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

Cleer Enduro 100

100h

20h

33h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

House of Marley Redemption ANC

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Soul Electronics X-Tra

10

4

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Edifier W570BT

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
5.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Philips PH805

8

2

1

4.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
5.warranty period
?

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

Best

Sennheiser CX Sport

24

1

1

6.has an in-line control panel
?

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

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

Price comparison

JBL E55BT

Buy used:

$99.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
Amazon logo
$58.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
Amazon logo
$45.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones T...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Teal
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL E55BT aliexpressJBL E55BT Quincy Edition Wireless Headph...JBL E55BT Quincy Edition Wireless Headphones Bluetooth Headset Voice Prompts Bass Sound Sports Earphone with Mic Speed Charging
aliexpress logo
$143.17

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$34.97

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJB Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Head...JB Live 500 BT, Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Green
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 650 BT NC, Around-Ear Wireless ...JBL Live 650 BT NC, Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black
Amazon logo
$149.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones (red)
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphone...JBL Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Ports USB Wall Charger - Blue
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$59.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, W...JBL T600BTNC Noise Cancelling, On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Black, One Size
Amazon logo
$79.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Black
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Live 500BT walmartJBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphone...JBL Live 400BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones (Black)
walmart logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT aliexpressHeadphones JBL LIVE 500BT
aliexpress logo
$58.61

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.