Let’s start the analysis with the design of the case and the headphones of the JBL Tune 225 TWS. The first one hardly weighs, it feels very light and it is because the plastic feels simple. The plastic finish keeps it from slipping from your hands and the lid is magnetized with a good fit. In addition, it does have an elegant finish and the weight is only 49.7 grams.
The headphones, for their part, have this shape of a stick and do not weigh although at first glance they seem very robust. Its weight is 9.8 grams and it cannot be felt in the ears. Unlike other headphones, such as Galaxy Buds2 and LG Tune Free, the appearance of the JBL Tune 225 TWS it is more sporty than sophisticated. They remind me a lot of headphones from the 90s with that satin plastic finish and the game of gray with black.
JBL TUNE 225 TWS | Analysis
As you may have already noticed, The headset does not come with a pacifier, so there is no sound isolation. You may well fit the headphones further in, but the generic design will cause external noise to affect sound quality. Another detail as there is no pacifier is the attachment of the headset to the ear. Personally, I have tried it running and there are no problems; however, I have not found anything related to whether it has IP resistance.
Now, while there is no pacifier, a brand draw is the PureBass, which is acceptable even if you have to pull the volume to avoid filtering noise. The medium and high sounds also have good reproduction. In general terms, it is up to the expectation unless you are very exquisite with dynamic ranges. The value for money must also be taken into account. To this we must add that it does not come with noise cancellation.
JBL TUNE 225 TWS | Unboxing
About connection, pairing is very simple. Personally, I have had no problems with Android and the link has been stable for the hours I used the device. The best thing is that you can use each earbud separately with the Dual Connect, so you can receive calls, for example, using both or a single headset. I also want to add that music playback does not stop when you remove the headphones from your ears. The audio only stops when you put the headphones in the case.
Another thing to add is the physical controls for each headset. These work fine, They click a bit so there are no “ghost contacts” and they are very useful. There are only two buttons, so the functions vary depending on the headset you touch. There is a guide with the commands, which are many, but it is a matter of getting used to.
The autonomy is quite real to what is advertised on the box. I’m talking about 5 hours with the headphones and another 20 hours that the case adds. Of course, there is no wireless charging. Charging from 0 to 100 is approximately less than two hours.
Finally, I want to talk about the application. When downloading JBL Headphones to know if I can adjust anything from the headphones, I see that the app is not compatible with headphones and that I downloaded the most updated version. I looked at the comments and the rating is 1.8. The reasons? The same thing happens to me: the app is not compatible with headphones.