59points

JBL Tune 500BT

61points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

JBL Tune 500BT
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JBL Tune 500BT vs Sony MDR-XB650BT

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
59
points
JBL Tune 500BT
61
points
Sony MDR-XB650BT

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

  • 35g lighter
    155gvs190g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    32mmvs30mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 2h shorter charge time
    ?

    2hvs4h
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

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

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 71dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    95dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • 14h longer battery life
    ?

    30hvs16h
  • 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 Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

155g

190g

3.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
4.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
5.travel bag is included
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

JBL Tune 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
?

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

20Hz

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

24dB/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 Tune 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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

JBL Tune 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

16h

30h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

4h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Tune 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 Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
6.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.1

4

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

JBL Tune 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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 Tune 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 a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
5.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 Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT

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