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Updated January 10, 2024·

The 1More Triple Driver earbuds offer superior sound quality and comfort with the option for a wired connection, making them a strong choice for high-fidelity music listening and are perfect if you prefer a physical cable. However, they may not be ideal for exercise due to lower exercise and travel scores and lack wireless functionality. On the other hand, the JBL Live Free NC+ earbuds are fully wireless with a slightly lower sound quality but feature active noise cancelling and are optimized for both Android and Apple devices. They are a more budget-friendly option that's well-suited for exercise, travel, and calls due to better battery life, sweatproof certification, and the inclusion of a charging case with wireless charging capabilities. Choose 1More Triple Driver if audio quality and comfort are your top priorities, and JBL Live Free NC+ if you need wireless convenience, noise cancellation, and versatility for an active lifestyle. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Triple Driver
  • Good for music
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the JBL Live Free NC+
  • Good for phone calls
  • Good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
The 1More Triple Driver is good for music, while the JBL Live Free NC+ is poor.


Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
The 1More Triple Driver is very good for gaming, while the JBL Live Free NC+ is poor.

Phone Calls

Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
The JBL Live Free NC+ is good for phone calls, while the 1More Triple Driver is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
The JBL Live Free NC+ is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the 1More Triple Driver is poor.

TV and Video

Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
The 1More Triple Driver is good for TV and video, while the JBL Live Free NC+ is poor.

Noise Reduction

Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
The JBL Live Free NC+ is good for noise reduction, while the 1More Triple Driver is only fair.


Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
5.0 Hours
The 1More Triple Driver does not have a battery. The JBL Live Free NC+ has 5 hours of battery life.


Triple Driver
Live Free NC+
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The 1More Triple Driver has a price of $55 and the JBL Live Free NC+ costs $60.
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Key similarities

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Build Quality

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

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

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Spec Comparison

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1More Triple DriverJBL Live Free NC+
1More Triple DriverJBL Live Free NC+


Release Date
August 1, 2016March 1, 2021
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Music Score
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Gaming Score
TV and Video Score
Exercise Score


Battery life
N/A5 Hours
Wireless charging
Charging time
N/A1.3 Hours
Bluetooth version
Case Battery Life


Active Noise Cancelling
Noise Reduction Score
Virtual Surround
Android App
iOS App
Mic Quality


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Comfort score
Weight (headset or single earbud)
9 Grams7 Grams
Microphone style


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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."

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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