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78points

JBL E55BT

88points

JBL Live 500BT

JBL E55BT
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JBL E55BT vs JBL Live 500BT

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
78
points
JBL E55BT
88
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
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

JBL E55BT

JBL Live 500BT

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.

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

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

231.6g

231.6g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and consume less storage space.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
6.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

House of Marley Uprise

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

20Hz

18Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

House of Marley Smile Jamaica Wireless

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Venue

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

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

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

20h

33h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
3.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2h

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Sol Republic Shadow Fusion

5

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

Sony WH-1000XM3

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

2

1

4.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
5.warranty period
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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

1

1

6.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Marshall Mid A.N.C

JBL E55BT
JBL Live 500BT

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