68points

JBL Live 500BT

51points

Sony MDR-XB800

JBL Live 500BT
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JBL Live 500BT vs Sony MDR-XB800

JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800

Why is JBL Live 500BT better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 58.4g lighter
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    231.6gvs290g
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than JBL Live 500BT?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs18Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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Price comparison

JBL Live 500BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Green
Amazon logo
$60.95
JBL Live 500BT pricegrabberJBL Live 500BT wireless over-ear headpho...JBL Live 500BT wireless over-ear headphones (green)
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$59.95
JBL Live 500BT walmartLive 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones wi...Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones with Voice Assistant (White)
walmart logo
$49.95

Sony MDR-XB800

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Headset
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDREX15AP in-Ear Earbud Headphones ...Sony MDREX15AP in-Ear Earbud Headphones with Mic, White
Amazon logo
$9.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDR7502 Professional Studio Headpho...Sony MDR7502 Professional Studio Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$59.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDR-XB41EX Extra Bass Headphones (D...Sony MDR-XB41EX Extra Bass Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$93.95
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone,...Sony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black
Amazon logo
$1,798.00
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Blueto...Sony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Extra Bass Sports in-Ear 6 Hr of Playback Headphones/Microphone (Black)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Be...Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earbuds with Mic/ Microphone, IPX4 Splashproof Stereo Comfort Gym Running Workout up to 8.5 hour battery, black
Amazon logo
$37.00
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDRAS200 Active Sports Headphones (...Sony MDRAS200 Active Sports Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$13.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Be...Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earbuds with Mic/Microphone, IPX4 Splashproof Stereo Comfort Gym Running Workout up to 8.5 Hour Battery, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$34.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony Wireless Stereo Headset SBH24W - Bl...Sony Wireless Stereo Headset SBH24W - Black (Japan Domestic Genuine Products)
Amazon logo
$44.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
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
Sony MDR-XB800
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
Sony MDR-XB800
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
Sony MDR-XB800
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

231.6g

290g

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
Sony MDR-XB800
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

3Hz

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

28000Hz

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
Sony MDR-XB800
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
Sony MDR-XB800
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

106dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

24 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.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
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
Sony MDR-XB800
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
6.has a mute function
JBL Live 500BT
Sony MDR-XB800
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Price comparison

JBL Live 500BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL Live 500BT AmazonJBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Hea...JBL LIVE 500BT - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone - Green
Amazon logo
$60.95
JBL Live 500BT pricegrabberJBL Live 500BT wireless over-ear headpho...JBL Live 500BT wireless over-ear headphones (green)
pricegrabber logo
$59.95
JBL Live 500BT walmartLive 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones wi...Live 400BT On-Ear Wireless Headphones with Voice Assistant (White)
walmart logo
$49.95

Sony MDR-XB800

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Headset
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDREX15AP in-Ear Earbud Headphones ...Sony MDREX15AP in-Ear Earbud Headphones with Mic, White
Amazon logo
$9.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDR7502 Professional Studio Headpho...Sony MDR7502 Professional Studio Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$59.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDR-XB41EX Extra Bass Headphones (D...Sony MDR-XB41EX Extra Bass Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$93.95
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone,...Sony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black
Amazon logo
$1,798.00
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Blueto...Sony WI-SP600N Premium Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Extra Bass Sports in-Ear 6 Hr of Playback Headphones/Microphone (Black)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Be...Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earbuds with Mic/ Microphone, IPX4 Splashproof Stereo Comfort Gym Running Workout up to 8.5 hour battery, black
Amazon logo
$37.00
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony MDRAS200 Active Sports Headphones (...Sony MDRAS200 Active Sports Headphones (White)
Amazon logo
$13.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Be...Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earbuds with Mic/Microphone, IPX4 Splashproof Stereo Comfort Gym Running Workout up to 8.5 Hour Battery, Black (International Version)
Amazon logo
$34.99
Sony MDR-XB800 AmazonSony Wireless Stereo Headset SBH24W - Bl...Sony Wireless Stereo Headset SBH24W - Black (Japan Domestic Genuine Products)
Amazon logo
$44.99

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