59points

JBL Tune 500BT

62points

Sony WH-CH500

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JBL Tune 500BT vs Sony WH-CH500

JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
59
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JBL Tune 500BT
62
points
Sony WH-CH500

Why is JBL Tune 500BT better than Sony WH-CH500?

  • 2mm bigger driver unit
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    32mmvs30mm
  • 2.5h shorter charge time
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    2hvs4.5h
  • Can be folded
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Why is Sony WH-CH500 better than JBL Tune 500BT?

  • 79dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    103dB/mWvs24dB/mW
  • 4h longer battery life
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    20hvs16h
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 15g lighter
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    140gvs155g
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

Buy used:

$39.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT walmartJBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth He...JBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
walmart logo
$49.88

Sony WH-CH500

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH500 walmartSony WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones with Mic- Black
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$59.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
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 a detachable cable
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

155g

140g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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
Sony WH-CH500
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
Sony WH-CH500
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

103dB/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.Battery life

16h

20h

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
Sony WH-CH500
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

4.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

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
Sony WH-CH500
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
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 Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
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
Sony WH-CH500
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
Sony WH-CH500
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 voice prompts
JBL Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
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 Tune 500BT
Sony WH-CH500
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Price comparison

JBL Tune 500BT

Buy used:

$39.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Tune 500BT walmartJBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth He...JBL T500BT On-Ear, Wireless Bluetooth Headphone - Black
walmart logo
$49.88

Sony WH-CH500

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH500 walmartSony WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones with Mic- Black
walmart logo
$59.95

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