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JBL J88

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JBL J88 review: specs and price

JBL J88
JBL J88

Why is JBL J88 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    8Hzvs14.82Hz
  • Impedance
    32 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs30.89mm

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
JBL J88

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.

2.weight

907g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
JBL J88

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

4.can be folded
JBL J88

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

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL J88

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
JBL J88

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

8Hz

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

2.highest frequency

24000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JBL J88

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

4.driver unit size

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.impedance

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

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL J88

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.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL J88

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
JBL J88

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

2.number of microphones

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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