54points

JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex

55points

Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro

JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex vs Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro

JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro

Why is JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex better than Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    22000Hzvs21000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 4h longer battery life
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    11hvs7h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • 0.6mm bigger driver unit
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    8.6mmvs8mm

Why is Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro better than JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 287.5g lighter
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    30gvs317.5g
  • Has a mute function
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.sweat resistance
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.weight

317.5g

30g

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.travel bag is included
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

21000Hz

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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

8.6mm

8mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.Battery life

11h

7h

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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
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 Under Armour Sport Wireless Flex
Philips UpBeat Metalix Pro
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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