Product Comparison: JayBird Freedom vs Beats Powerbeats 3


General Specifications
Brand
JayBird
Beats
Model
Freedom
Powerbeats 3
About the Product
JayBird Freedom Stereo Bluetooth Buds for Wireless music and phone calls. Features include a Lifetime Warranty Against Sweat, up to 6 hours of music play time, premium sound, warm bass and secure fit. Includes: 3 sizes of the new Secure Fit sport ear cushions, 3 sizes of ear tips, USB charging cable. Great for working out, running, fitness and an active life style.
Take your workout to the next level rain, sweat, or shine with Powerbeats3 Wireless earphones. Sweat- and water-resistant, the earphones provide the necessary durability for strenuous workouts and difficult weather. The Apple W1 chip adds long-lasting endurance, with up to 12 hours of battery life for all-day listening. Add in immersive sound and an optimized design for improved comfort and you’ll be ready for any workout challenge.
Key Specs
Min. Frequency Range
20 Hz
20 Hz
Max. Frequency Range
20000 kHz
20000 kHz
Battery Life
6 hours
12 hours
What customers say about "Key Specs"
JayBird Freedom Bluetooth Earbuds, Retail Packaging, Midnight Black
  • I really like these. The sound is great. Much better than Skull Candy (which suck anyway, so that's not saying much).
  • The headphones work semi well. Sound quality is decent for its size and they pair pretty easily.
  • There is also solid sound quality. I wouldn't say great, but I thought the sound quality surpassed what you would expect from an inexpensive Bluetooth headset.
  • As for the sound quality? If you are a hardcore audiophile, nothing will every satisfy you so please go away and stop bothering us normals. The sound quality is great, considering it is a Bluetooth and runs on battery, and has significant bass.
  • The sound however is great-if they fit, if they are lose, the sound is dull and not how I would like it to be.
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • Best sound and best price plus you have good gym usage
  • Gave this as a gift to someone who used the wired earphones and the sound is so much clearer on both ends!
  • I bought these to replace the Beats 2. From the moment I turned them on I noticed a difference. The Beat 3's have a great sound, and amazing bass. Very happy with them
  • I had to get use to the fit. It is different. I put the strap in the front and not behind my neck because the ear buds kept coming out. The sound is incredible. I even take phone calls with these headphones.
  • It has the best sound of any of the ear bud I have ever bought.
  • I thought the sound was going to be better. It does not block any surrounding sound, at times it cuts off.
Size & Weight
Height
7 in.
6 in.
Width
2 in.
5.1 in.
Depth
5 in.
3.2 in.
Weight
4.8 oz.
9.6 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
JayBird Freedom Bluetooth Earbuds, Retail Packaging, Midnight Black
  • They are supposed to fit into the folded part in your ear and yet they don't quite fit well. They seem awkward and I'm thinking I'm using a size too large.
  • This headset is actually quite nice. It has a stylish appearance, is seemingly built well, and is very light. Jaybird also includes a variety of earplug sizes and attachments to suit your personal wearing style.
  • Since they are lightweight, these puppies are very comfortable, and since they are more or less in ear, there are none of the issues with wearing glasses like there are with the Motorola's, and none of the painful ears or temples the Motorola's can cause.
  • In sum, this is a well built and stylish headset. I would actually say it is one of the better headsets in terms of overall weight, comfort and style.
  • Fitting can be a bit of a challenge to find the right combo between plug sizing and ear grips. But that is also one of the major pluses to these headphones - you can get them right for you.
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • These headphones are light weight and love the sound
  • Very clear and light weight. I would recommend this to anyone who is on the go
  • Great sound that Beats is known for. Very light weight. Stays in place no matter what I'm doing.
  • They are light weight, stay on well, and sound great!
  • These are light weight and great for working out or exercise
Features
Color
Black
Black
Pairing Interface
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Fit And Convenience
Comes with extra ear tips
Connection Range
30 feet
30 feet
Carrying Case
No
No
Water Resistant
Yes
Yes
Built-In Microphone
Yes
Yes
Extras
Secure Fit for Sports, Bluetooth Wireless Music+Calls
Power, Endurance, Wireless freedom, Ready whenever you are, Wireless the way it should be
What customers say about "Features"
JayBird Freedom Bluetooth Earbuds, Retail Packaging, Midnight Black
  • The button controls are nice and function when connected to the device. The built-in also mic works decent enough to hello and goodbye. All of these great features led me to believe this was a fantastic headset.
  • Bluetooth range - incredible! With my HTC Incredible 2 Android smart phone, I can holster my phone on my belt or hold it im my hand with NO dropouts! Exceeded even the mfgr expectations!
  • Range is pretty good. I can walk about 20 feet+ away from my phone (unobstructed view) before I start getting cutouts
  • Horrible mic, when talking to others they often said you sound muffled not cleared at all like they described.
  • Bluetooth - button require a firm long press to pair. Somewhat annoying but a small price to pay for durability.
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • I love the way they fit my ear, they don't slide off when I'm sweating from working out, and the sound is far better than any other ear bud I have ever used. Great product!
  • I had the previous model ones and these seem to fit better then the old ones.
  • The Powerbeats 3 are great for workouts. They fit around the ear great with little movement. They also have great Bluetooth range. Sound quality is excellent. Only wish they were a little louder. Overall, excellent product.
  • This product is made by Apple and it wouldn't connect to my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which is less than one year old. They may be good headphones, but I wouldn't know.
  • Overall not a bad product but it continues to disconnect randomly when listening podcasts.
Power
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Lithium-ion
Rechargeable
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
JayBird Freedom Bluetooth Earbuds, Retail Packaging, Midnight Black
  • The real plus is the long time period they are stay charged and the short amount of time it takes for them to be fully charged.
  • Battery life is pretty good. In the month I have owned these, I have only charged them 3 times following the initial charge, and have yet to fully drain them even after an hour workout and then watching a 3 hour movie on my phone.
  • Great battery life and I have used these for working in the yard, walking the dog, jogging, etc.
  • I lost the charging cable and unfortunately the charging port is not standard so cannot use the micro usb cable. luckily, I had a nikon camera which used the port and I use it now. wish it came with standard port.
  • The battery life was extremely awful. They would only be able to be used for about 2 hours then needed to gain a full charge.
Beats Powerbeats 3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones - Black
  • I charge them like once a week and use then every day
  • The battery comes for a week assuming a daily work of 90min workout. after using for 2 weeks now, I did not find any major discomfort or an issue using this product.
  • These get a good from me as the battery life is no where near 12 hours (the most I have got is 8) and they are not the most comfortable on my ears. Still a great Beats product with amazing sound quality.
  • This new beats are great and have a long lasting battery life. I use them for the gym Mon-Sat for about two hours a day. I do charge them maybe every 2-3 days. It takes as little as 5 mins to get a good charge. Definately worth the upgrade.
  • Overall the headphones are great, just the battery life doesn't last very long.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE
CE


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