93points

JBL Live 500BT

61points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

Comparison winner
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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JBL Live 500BT vs Sony MDR-XB650BT

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
93
points
JBL Live 500BT
61
points
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Why is JBL Live 500BT better than Sony MDR-XB650BT?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 3h longer battery life
    ?

    33hvs30h
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs30mm
  • Can be folded
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB650BT better than JBL Live 500BT?

  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 41.6g lighter
    190gvs231.6g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

231.6g

190g

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

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT

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

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

20Hz

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

95dB/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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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

24 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
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Power

1.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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

33h

30h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

4h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
5.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
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Beats Solo Pro

5

4.2

4

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
4.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.

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
5.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT

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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
2.control panel placed on a device
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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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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
Sony MDR-XB650BT
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

1

1

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