43points

JBL J33

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

99points

Treblab Z2

JBL J33
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42 facts in comparison

JBL J33 vs Sony WH-1000XM3 vs Treblab Z2

JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2
43
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100
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99
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Why is JBL J33 better than Sony WH-1000XM3 & Treblab Z2?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs47,32 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than JBL J33 & Treblab Z2?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands
  • Has USB Type-C

Why is Treblab Z2 better than JBL J33 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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 a detachable cable
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.

4.can be folded
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.sweat resistant
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.impedance

16 Ohms

47 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.

Best

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4 Ohms

3.has a neodymium magnet
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.driver unit size

9mm

40mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

4.Has USB Type-C
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.

4.Has WiFi
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.

2.can be used as a headset
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

4.number of microphones

1

3

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

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

6.has voice prompts
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
JBL J33
Sony WH-1000XM3
Treblab Z2

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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