59points

JBL Tune 500BT

69points

JBL Tune600BTNC

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JBL Tune 500BT vs JBL Tune600BTNC

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JBL Tune600BTNC
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JBL Tune600BTNC

Why is JBL Tune 500BT better than JBL Tune600BTNC?

  • 4h longer battery life
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    16hvs12h
  • 18g lighter
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    155gvs173g
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
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Why is JBL Tune600BTNC better than JBL Tune 500BT?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 76dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    100dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 2.03x more battery power
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    610mAhvs300mAh

Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT AmazonJBL Tune 500BT Wireless On-Ear Headphone...JBL Tune 500BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black
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$39.99

JBL Tune600BTNC

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune600BTNC AmazonHeadphone JBL T600 BT
Amazon logo
$99.90
JBL Tune600BTNC AmazonHeadphone JBL T600 BT
Amazon logo
$99.90
JBL Tune600BTNC AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Pink
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Tune600BTNC walmartJBL TUNE 600BTNC Wireless, on-ear, activ...JBL TUNE 600BTNC Wireless, on-ear, active noise-cancelling headphones - Pink
walmart logo
$99.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

155g

173g

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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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.has passive noise reduction
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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

24dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Power

1.Battery life

16h

12h

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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

300mAh

610mAh

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.
6.Has USB Type-C
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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 Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
JBL Tune 500BT
JBL Tune600BTNC
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.

Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT AmazonJBL Tune 500BT Wireless On-Ear Headphone...JBL Tune 500BT Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black
Amazon logo
$39.99

JBL Tune600BTNC

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune600BTNC AmazonHeadphone JBL T600 BT
Amazon logo
$99.90
JBL Tune600BTNC AmazonHeadphone JBL T600 BT
Amazon logo
$99.90
JBL Tune600BTNC AmazonJBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-E...JBL TUNE 600BTNC - Noise Cancelling On-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Pink
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$99.95
JBL Tune600BTNC walmartJBL TUNE 600BTNC Wireless, on-ear, activ...JBL TUNE 600BTNC Wireless, on-ear, active noise-cancelling headphones - Pink
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$99.95

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