76points

JBL Live 500BT

83points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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41 facts in comparison

JBL Live 500BT vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
76
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JBL Live 500BT
83
points
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Why is JBL Live 500BT better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 8h longer battery life
    ?

    33hvs25h
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than JBL Live 500BT?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 10.5g lighter
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    221.1gvs231.6g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1

Price comparison

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$89.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
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$69.00
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones (red)
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$149.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Blue
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$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
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$69.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetoo...JBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Pink
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$49.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500 BT Over-Ear Noise Cancellin...JBL Live 500 BT Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphone Bundle with divvi! Black/Walnut Headphone Stand - Black
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$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Ports USB Wall Charger - Green
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$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
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$89.00
JBL Live 500BT aliexpressEarphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Po...Earphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone Video with microphone
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$116.44
JBL Live 500BT walmartJBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Voice Control
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$99.95

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Buy used:

$90.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones (HD 4.40 BT) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT walmartSennheiser Momentum True Wireless BT Ear...Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless BT Earbuds with Fingertip Touch Control
walmart logo
$216.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

231.6g

221.1g

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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

18Hz

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

22000Hz

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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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

108dB/mW

113dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

18 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

33h

25h

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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a removable battery
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Live 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

2

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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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 500BT
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

JBL Live 500BT

Buy used:

$89.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones -...JBL LIVE 500BT Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black - JBLLIVE500BTBLKAM (Renewed)
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$69.00
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones (red)
Amazon logo
$149.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Plugable USB-BT4LE USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter - Blue
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headpho...JBL LIVE 400BT - On-Ear Wireless Headphones - Blue
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetoo...JBL TUNE 500BT - On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Pink
Amazon logo
$49.95
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500 BT Over-Ear Noise Cancellin...JBL Live 500 BT Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphone Bundle with divvi! Black/Walnut Headphone Stand - Black
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear...JBL Live 500BT Wireless Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones Bundle with Anker PowerPort Elite 2 Ports USB Wall Charger - Green
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
Amazon logo
$89.00
JBL Live 500BT aliexpressEarphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Po...Earphones & Headphones JBL LIVE 500BT Portable Audio headset Earphone Headphone Video with microphone
aliexpress logo
$116.44
JBL Live 500BT walmartJBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headpho...JBL LIVE 500BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Voice Control
walmart logo
$99.95

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Buy used:

$90.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT AmazonSennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth ...Sennheiser HD 4.40 Around Ear Bluetooth Wireless Headphones (HD 4.40 BT) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT walmartSennheiser Momentum True Wireless BT Ear...Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless BT Earbuds with Fingertip Touch Control
walmart logo
$216.00

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