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Updated April 10, 2024·

If you're concerned with cost and want good overall sound quality, the 1More Sonoflow headphones are a wallet-friendly option and they offer the advantage of both wireless and wired connectivity, making them versatile for different situations. They also support a lossless codec, which is great for high-quality audio streaming, and active noise cancelling for a quieter listening experience, especially beneficial during air travel. However, if you need something lightweight, sweatproof, and more suited for exercise or you prefer the convenience of earbuds, the JBL Live Beam 3 earbuds may justify their higher price. These are also more compact and offer a smart charging case with innovative controls. Additionally, the JBL earbuds are optimized for both Android and Apple devices and come with features like ear detection, which the 1More Sonoflow lacks. Consider the 1More Sonoflow for a more affordable, high-quality audio experience at home or while traveling, and the JBL Live Beam 3 for advanced features, portability, and exercise use. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Sonoflow
  • The 1More Sonoflow has no clear advantages over the JBL Live Beam 3.
Advantages of the JBL Live Beam 3
  • Very good for exercise

Key differences

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Music

7.2
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
7.8
The JBL Live Beam 3 and 1More Sonoflow are both good for music, though the JBL Live Beam 3 is somewhat better.

Battery

40.0 Hours
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
12.0 Hours
The 1More Sonoflow has 40 hours of battery life. The JBL Live Beam 3 has 12 hours of battery life.

Cost

$64
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
$216
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The 1More Sonoflow has a price of $64 and the JBL Live Beam 3 costs $216.
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Key similarities

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Gaming

5.3
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
5.4
The JBL Live Beam 3 and 1More Sonoflow are both poor for gaming.

Phone Calls

5.0
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
5.2
The JBL Live Beam 3 and 1More Sonoflow are both poor for phone calls.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.0
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
5.9
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers 1More Sonoflow to be only fair for podcasts and audiobooks, while the JBL Live Beam 3 is poor.

TV and Video

5.7
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
5.6
The 1More Sonoflow and JBL Live Beam 3 are both poor for TV and video.

Noise Reduction

8.3
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
8.3
The 1More Sonoflow and JBL Live Beam 3 are both very good for noise reduction.

Build Quality

8.5
Sonoflow
Live Beam 3
8.5
The 1More Sonoflow and JBL Live Beam 3 both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Sonoflow and the JBL Live Beam 3 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More SonoflowJBL Live Beam 3
1More SonoflowJBL Live Beam 3

GENERAL

Price
$64
$216
Brand
1MoreJBL
Release Date
September 1, 2022June 1, 2024
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
Wired + WirelessWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.2/107.9/10
Phone Calls Score
5/105.3/10
Gaming Score
5.4/105.4/10
TV and Video Score
5.7/105.7/10
Exercise Score
6.3/108.4/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
40 Hours12 Hours
Wireless charging
NoYes
Charging time
1.3 Hours2 Hours
Bluetooth version
55.3
Case Battery Life
N/A36

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
YesYes
Noise Reduction Score
8.4/108.4/10
Virtual Surround
NoYes
Android App
YesYes
iOS App
YesYes
Mic Quality
6/107/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.5/10
Comfort score
7.6/107/10
Size
N/ALarge
Weight (headset or single earbud)
267.6 Grams8.8 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated

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Michael | January 2023
"The SonoFlow is cheap and fun, without going too far into being overly warm or annoyingly grating, or sharp sounding. The ANC features are lovely with strong app integration and excellent battery life."

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About 1More

Music lovers, young or old, frugal or affluent, deserve to hear music as it was meant to be heard, as the artist intended it to be heard. Everyone deserves to hear more. That’s how 1More, a China based company, describes their mission. Their products are all tuned by Luca Bignardi, a sound engineer who’s worked side by side with artists such as Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Andrea Bocelli, in an effort to offer premium quality audio devices at midrange prices.

About JBL

JBL is an American audio equipment manufacturer. Owned by Harman International which is, itself, owned by Samsung Electronics. JBL markets a wide array of monitoring speakers, professional headphones and consumer market headphones and earbuds. It was founded in 1946 by James Bullough Lansing (whose initials give the company its name) and has become one of the most prolific audio companies ever. Their products were responsible for audio during the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

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