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Updated April 11, 2024·

and is wired, which ensures a stable connection, making them suitable for gaming and watching TV with their very good ratings in these categories. However, the 1More lacks wireless capabilities, active noise cancelling, and features for exercise such as being sweatproof, which the JBL Live Buds 3 offers with its very good noise isolation and suitability for exercise and air travel. The JBL also has the advantage of a longer battery life and a smart charging case with an LED touch display. If you need excellent portability, noise control for travel, and plan to use your earbuds for physical activities, the JBL Live Buds 3 may be worth the premium price. But if you prioritize a lower price and don't require wireless functionality or ANC, the 1More Triple Driver could be the better value for comfortable listening, especially for music and gaming. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Triple Driver
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the JBL Live Buds 3
  • Very good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel

Key differences

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Gaming

8.5
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
5.4
The 1More Triple Driver is very good for gaming, while the JBL Live Buds 3 is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

5.0
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
5.9
The JBL Live Buds 3 and 1More Triple Driver are both poor for podcasts and audiobooks, though the JBL Live Buds 3 is somewhat better.

TV and Video

7.8
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
5.6
The 1More Triple Driver is good for TV and video, while the JBL Live Buds 3 is poor.

Noise Reduction

6.0
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
8.3
The JBL Live Buds 3 is very good for noise reduction, while the 1More Triple Driver is only fair.

Battery

N/A
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
10.0 Hours
The 1More Triple Driver does not have a battery. The JBL Live Buds 3 has 10 hours of battery life.

Cost

$55
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
$216
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The 1More Triple Driver has a price of $55 and the JBL Live Buds 3 costs $216.
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Key similarities

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Music

7.9
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
7.8
The 1More Triple Driver and JBL Live Buds 3 are both good for music.

Phone Calls

5.0
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
5.2
The JBL Live Buds 3 and 1More Triple Driver are both poor for phone calls.

Build Quality

8.3
Triple Driver
Live Buds 3
8.5
The JBL Live Buds 3 and 1More Triple Driver both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Triple Driver and the JBL Live Buds 3 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More Triple DriverJBL Live Buds 3
1More Triple DriverJBL Live Buds 3

GENERAL

Price
$55
$216
Brand
1MoreJBL
Release Date
August 1, 2016June 1, 2024
Form Factor
EarbudsEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.9/107.9/10
Phone Calls Score
5.1/105.3/10
Gaming Score
8.6/105.4/10
TV and Video Score
7.8/105.7/10
Exercise Score
4.3/108.4/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A10 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A2 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5.3
Case Battery Life
N/A30

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
6/108.4/10
Virtual Surround
N/AYes
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
7/107/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.3/108.5/10
Comfort score
10/107/10
Size
SmallLarge
Weight (headset or single earbud)
9 Grams8.8 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated

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Sound Guys

Adam Molina | April 2022
"For under $99 USD this has a good sound that, when paired with the build quality and design, makes for a solid pair of everyday buds. Should you get them? If you’re tired of buying cheap earbuds and want to treat yourself to something a little nicer, I say go for it."

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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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