41points

JBL J55

64points

JBL J88

JBL J55
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18 facts in comparison

JBL J55 vs JBL J88

JBL J55
JBL J88
41
points
JBL J55
64
points
JBL J88

Why is JBL J55 better than JBL J88?

  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is JBL J88 better than JBL J55?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs10Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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 J55
JBL J88
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 J55
JBL J88
3.can be folded
?

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

JBL J55
JBL J88
4.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

JBL J55
JBL J88
5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

JBL J55
JBL J88
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

JBL J55
JBL J88

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

24000Hz

24000Hz

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

8Hz

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.

JBL J55
JBL J88
4.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

40 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.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 J55
JBL J88
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

40mm

50mm

Connectivity

1.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 J55
JBL J88

Features

1.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 J55
JBL J88

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