59points
44points

JBL Free

75points
61points

Samsung Galaxy Buds

86points
69points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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40 facts in comparison

JBL Freevs Samsung Galaxy Budsvs Sony MDR-XB950B1

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
59
points
JBL Free
75
points
Samsung Galaxy Buds
86
points
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Why is JBL Free better than the others?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy Buds better than the others?

  • Weight
    5.6gvs99,245g
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs4.2,4.1
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    2vs1,1
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than the others?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Battery life
    ?

    18hvs4,6h
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

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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 Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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 Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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 Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

99g

5.6g

245g

5.sweat resistant
?

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

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sound quality

1.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.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
2.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

4h

6h

18h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

5

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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 Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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.

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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 Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1
6.Has voice prompts
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Free
Samsung Galaxy Buds
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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