59points
48points

JBL Free

44points
25points

Sony WF-1000X

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JBL Free vs Sony WF-1000X

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
59
points
JBL Free
44
points
Sony WF-1000X

Why is JBL Free better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    4hvs3h
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Why is Sony WF-1000X better than JBL Free?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 29g lighter
    70gvs99g
  • 0.4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    6mmvs5.6mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    1.5hvs2h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

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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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
2.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
Sony WF-1000X
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

99g

70g

4.sweat resistant
?

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

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

JBL Free
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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

22000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

10Hz

20Hz

3.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

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
4.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.

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
5.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.

For example

JBL T460BT

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
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

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.6mm

6mm

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

3h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

1.5h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X

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
Sony WF-1000X
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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X
3.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
Sony WF-1000X
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

JBL Free
Sony WF-1000X

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