93points

JBL Live 500BT

49points

Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

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JBL Live 500BT
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38 facts in comparison

JBL Live 500BT vs Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
93
points
JBL Live 500BT
49
points
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

Why is JBL Live 500BT better than Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?

Why is Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT better than JBL Live 500BT?

  • 3500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23500Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 41.6g lighter
    190gvs231.6g
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
2.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 Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
3.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 Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

231.6g

190g

6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

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

20000Hz

23500Hz

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

18Hz

8Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

108dB/mW

104dB/mW

4.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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
5.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

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.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 Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
2.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 Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.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 Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT
6.Has voice prompts
?

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.

JBL Live 500BT
Philips Bass+ SHL3175WT

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