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Updated January 10, 2024·

When choosing between the 1More Sonoflow and the JBL Live Free NC+, consider that the Sonoflow headphones offer a better overall sound quality and noise isolation, making them suitable for immersive music experiences and air travel. They also boast a much longer battery life, which is perfect for extended use without frequent charging, and they come with a detachable cable. On the other hand, the JBL Live Free NC+ earbuds are more portable and offer better call and meeting audio quality. They also support wireless charging, which adds convenience, and have a higher mic quality. If you exercise often, the JBL's might be the better choice due to their sweatproof feature and better fit for physical activity. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Sonoflow
  • Good for music
Advantages of the JBL Live Free NC+
  • Good for phone calls
  • Good for exercise
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Music

7.2
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
5.8
The 1More Sonoflow is good for music, while the JBL Live Free NC+ is poor.

Phone Calls

5.0
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
7.6
The JBL Live Free NC+ is good for phone calls, while the 1More Sonoflow is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.0
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
8.4
The JBL Live Free NC+ is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the 1More Sonoflow is only fair.

Noise Reduction

8.3
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
7.0
The 1More Sonoflow is very good for noise reduction, while the JBL Live Free NC+ is good.

Battery

40.0 Hours
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
5.0 Hours
The 1More Sonoflow has 40 hours of battery life. The JBL Live Free NC+ has 5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$64
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
$60
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The 1More Sonoflow has a price of $64 and the JBL Live Free NC+ costs $60.
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Key similarities

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Gaming

5.3
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
5.0
The 1More Sonoflow and JBL Live Free NC+ are both poor for gaming.

TV and Video

5.7
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
5.6
The 1More Sonoflow and JBL Live Free NC+ are both poor for TV and video.

Build Quality

8.5
Sonoflow
Live Free NC+
8.5
The 1More Sonoflow and JBL Live Free NC+ both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Sonoflow and the JBL Live Free NC+ compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More SonoflowJBL Live Free NC+
1More SonoflowJBL Live Free NC+

GENERAL

Price
$64
$60
Brand
1MoreJBL
Release Date
September 1, 2022March 1, 2021
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
Wired + WirelessWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.2/105.9/10
Phone Calls Score
5/107.6/10
Gaming Score
5.4/105/10
TV and Video Score
5.7/105.6/10
Exercise Score
6.3/107.7/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
40 Hours5 Hours
Wireless charging
NoYes
Charging time
1.3 Hours1.3 Hours
Bluetooth version
55.1
Case Battery Life
N/A18

FEATURES

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

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.5/10
Comfort score
7.6/107.6/10
Size
N/ALarge
Weight (headset or single earbud)
267.6 Grams7 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."

JBL Live Free NC+

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Maike Paeßens | 2020
"JBL has added great-sounding, rock-solid all-rounders with a pleasant, warm sound character to their range. They are equipped with a high level of functionality that can be customised via the app. Some compromises have to be made with the active noise cancellation, which has a discreet effect, while the ambient mode and the Talkthru function proved to be powerful despite a perceptible background noise."

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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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