67points

JBL E55BT

57points

JBL Tune 500BT

JBL E55BT
Comparison winner
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 Tune 500BT
vs
vs

40 facts in comparison

JBL E55BT vs JBL Tune 500BT

JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
67
points
JBL E55BT
57
points
JBL Tune 500BT

Why is JBL E55BT better than JBL Tune 500BT?

  • 87dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    111dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs16h
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 18mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs32mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is JBL Tune 500BT better than JBL E55BT?

  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.1vs4
  • 76.6g lighter
    ?

    155gvs231.6g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Price comparison

JBL E55BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Ove...JBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$74.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$89.76
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
Amazon logo
$44.90
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
Amazon logo
$54.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones T...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Teal
Amazon logo
$79.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones W...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones White
Amazon logo
$167.43
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
$117.50

JBL Tune 500BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT walmartJBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth He...JBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
walmart logo
$49.88

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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 E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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 E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

231.6g

155g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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.
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.
3.has passive noise reduction
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.
5.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

24dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.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.

Power

1.Battery life

20h

16h

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 rechargeable battery
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

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.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
JBL E55BT
JBL Tune 500BT
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

JBL E55BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Ove...JBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$74.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
Amazon logo
$89.76
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
Amazon logo
$44.90
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
Amazon logo
$54.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones T...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Teal
Amazon logo
$79.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones W...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones White
Amazon logo
$167.43
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
$117.50

JBL Tune 500BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT walmartJBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth He...JBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
walmart logo
$49.88

Follow Versus on Instagram

Follow @versusdotcom

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.