56points

JBL Live 200BT

59points

JBL Tune 500BT

JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Comparison winner
jbl-tune-500bt 1
jbl-tune-500bt 2
jbl-tune-500bt 3
jbl-tune-500bt 4
jbl-tune-500bt 5
jbl-tune-500bt 6
jbl-tune-500bt 7
jbl-tune-500bt 8
vs
vs

46 facts in comparison

JBL Live 200BT vs JBL Tune 500BT

JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
56
points
JBL Live 200BT
59
points
JBL Tune 500BT

Why is JBL Live 200BT better than JBL Tune 500BT?

  • 78dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4.1
  • 119.2g lighter
    ?

    35.8gvs155g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Why is JBL Tune 500BT better than JBL Live 200BT?

  • 6h longer battery life
    ?

    16hvs10h
  • 24mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    32mmvs8mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 1.76x more battery power
    ?

    300mAhvs170mAh
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

Buy used:

$37.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT aliexpressJBL TUNE 500BT jbl t500bt Wireless Bluet...JBL TUNE 500BT jbl t500bt Wireless Bluetooth Game Sports Headphones with Mic Streaming Pure Deep Bass Sound Hands Free Calls
aliexpress logo
$59.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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 an over-the-ear form
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.
3.has a detachable cable
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

35.8g

155g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

24dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

16 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.

Power

1.Battery life

10h

16h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

170mAh

300mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
JBL Live 200BT
JBL Tune 500BT
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.

Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

Buy used:

$37.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT aliexpressJBL TUNE 500BT jbl t500bt Wireless Bluet...JBL TUNE 500BT jbl t500bt Wireless Bluetooth Game Sports Headphones with Mic Streaming Pure Deep Bass Sound Hands Free Calls
aliexpress logo
$59.99

Follow Versus on Instagram

Follow @versusdotcom

Which are the best headphones?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.