72points
59points

JBL Live 500BT

60points
59points

JBL Tune 500BT

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JBL Live 500BT vs JBL Tune 500BT

JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT

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

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 84dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • 17h longer battery life
    ?

    33hvs16h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 18mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs32mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

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

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 76.6g lighter
    ?

    155gvs231.6g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • 48.91% cheaper
    ?

    43.67 €vs85.47 €

Price comparison

JBL Live 500BT

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$71

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JBL Tune 500BT
10.0
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JBL Tune 500BT
10.0/10
2 User reviews

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Build quality

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Live 500BT
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 500BT
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.weight

231.6g

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.
4.has a detachable cable
JBL Live 500BT
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.
5.sweat resistance
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
7.can be folded
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.has a tangle free cable
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
9.travel bag is included
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

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.impedance

32 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.
4.sound pressure level

108dB/mW

24dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has passive noise reduction
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
JBL Live 500BT
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.battery power

700mAh

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.
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.
3.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a battery level indicator
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
7.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

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.
2.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Live 500BT
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.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
JBL Live 500BT
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.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Live 500BT
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 500BT
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 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.has ambient sound mode
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.has a mute function
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
7.control panel placed on a device
JBL Live 500BT
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.
8.has an accelerometer
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
9.Has an in-line control panel
JBL Live 500BT
JBL Tune 500BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

85.47 €

43.67 €

Updated on Mon May 23 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$71

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