Apple AirPods vs Jaybird X3

Full Comparison

Sound

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsJaybird X3Jaybird X3
Sound Output
Stereo
Stereo
Impedance
23 Ω
16 Ω
Sensitivity
109 dB
96 dB
Acoustic design
Half opened
Closed

Dimensions

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsJaybird X3Jaybird X3
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)
yesYes
yesYes
Style
In-Ear
In-Ear
Weight
0.01 lb
0.04 lb
Attachment type
Ear canal
Earloop/Ear conch
Colour of product
Black, Green, White
Black, Blue, Gold, Green, Red, Silver, White
Driver technology
Dynamic
Dynamic

Features

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsJaybird X3Jaybird X3
Buttons
Answer button, Keyguard, Next song, Previous song
Answer button, Keyguard, Next song, Play/Pause, Previous song, Volume

Connectivity

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsJaybird X3Jaybird X3
Wired
noNo
noNo
Wireless
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.1
4.1
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, SPP
Bluetooth codec
AAC, SBC
AAC, SBC
Wireless connection
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
USB
noNo
yesYes
Multi Point connection
noNo
yesYes

Power

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsJaybird X3Jaybird X3
Battery operated
yesYes
yesYes
Charging via USB
noNo
yesYes
Battery Life
5 h
8 h
Talk time
5 h
8 h

Often compared to AirPods

Often compared to X3