Product Comparison: JBL Free X vs Apple AirPods (2019)

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General Specifications
Free X
AirPods (2019)
About the Product
Whatever your lifestyle, no matter how fast-paced. The JBL Free X Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, with individual earpieces, is ready to revolutionise your concept of what headphones can be. Bringing music and calling so close it feels like it's in the same room.
After a simple one-tap setup, AirPods are automatically on and always connected.1 Using them is just as easy. They sense when they’re in your ears and pause when you take them out.
Key Specs
Min. Frequency Range
10 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
22 kHz
Battery Life
4 hours
5 hours
What customers say about "Key Specs"
JBL Free X
  • The sound range is roomy and clear, with just enough bass to not be overbearing.
  • The 4-5 hour battery life is ample and I have only charged the case twice in 3 weeks.
  • The battery life and signal distance on these are good. Sound is good, but these seem to pickup my heartbeat really loud and it's distracting.
  • The frequency range is poor. It reminds me of1950"s mono speakers from an inexpensive record player.
  • The left earbud keeps dropping out. It does reconnect but it is annoying to have one channel suddenly disappear.
Size & Weight
5.91 in.
2.11 in.
2.76 in.
1.74 in.
1.57 in.
0.84 in.
3.52 oz.
1.41 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
JBL Free X
  • Great size and fit perfectly in my ears. I really like these headphones.
  • The case is very compact and great for carrying in your pocket.
  • They fit perfectly in my ears and the weight is perfectly balanced and the headphones do not fall out.
  • Very happy with the purchase. Particularly pleased with the sound and size of the headphones.
  • The case is heavy and brings little discomfort when carrying.
Pairing Interface
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 5.0
Fit And Convenience
3 ear tip sizes and 2 gel sleeve sizes ensure a secure fit
Connection Range
33 feet
33 feet
Carrying Case
Water Resistant
Built-In Microphone
IPX5, Compatible with Siri and Google Assistant, JBL Signature Sound, Hands-Free Calls, Mono mode
Dual beamforming microphones, Dual optical sensors, Motion-detecting accelerometer, Speech-detecting accelerometer, H1 headphone chip, Works with Qi-certified chargers
What customers say about "Features"
JBL Free X
  • They connect automatically once paired and I have experienced no Bluetooth cutouts. Everything works perfectly.
  • The fit is flexible for different ear sizes and the choice of silicon and/or rubber buds is very useful.
  • This product is simple to set up, has customizable sizes, good call quality and comfortable.
  • When I connect my phone, this JBL Bluetooth earphones always disconnect interrupt.
  • The only criticism is the lack of volume control means you have to keep your device accessible.
Battery Type
Battery Charge Time
2 hours
2 hours
What customers say about "Power"
JBL Free X
  • They still hold a charge very well. From long distance runs to hours in the gym I’ve not had a problem with moisture.
  • The JBLs are comfortable, offer good range and battery life and just make talking on the phone and listening to music and podcasts more enjoyable.
  • Battery Charges Quick and Last Forever. They came with adjustable ear cushion to fit my ear and not fall out as much.
  • Battery life is not good as BOSE I get maybe 2 1/2 hours . Phone talk quality really really SUCKS!
  • Battery is incredibly poor, lucky for it last 3 hours. Sound is decent but not that money worth.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
149.95 $
159.00 $

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