JLAB Play Pro Gaming Wireless Over-Ear Headset Review

JLAB Play Pro

JLAB recently introduce its latest mid-range Gaming headphone JLAB Play Pro. The headphone come with a 60+ hours Bluetooth playtime, Bluetooth 5.0, AAC/SBC audio codec support, Bluetooth Multi point support, super low 60ms latency, Retractable Boom Mic, Quick Mute, compatible with Play station, Nintendo and X box games and more.

Pros
  • Sound good
  • adjustable mic
  • Low price
  • Multi connectivity
Cons
  • Lacks IP rating
  • Also Lacks the ANC

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Price and availability

JLAB Play Pro come with an only Black colour variant. It is price $69. You can buy this headphone from company’s official website jlab.com.

Who want to buy JLAB Play Pro?

  • Who want cheap price headphone.
  • For Gamers who want specifically tune sound profile for gaming

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Box Content

JLAB Play Pro
  • Headset
  • Travel Case
  • 3.5mm AUX Console Cord
  • USB Type-C Charging Cable
  • JLab Two Year Warranty.

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What is the design of JLAB Play Pro?

JLAB Play Pro

The Form-fit egg shape earcups are ergonomically shaped to the natural contours of the ear. Earcups made with one-inch cloud foam cushions, which fit perfectly in your ears and create tight fit pressure for passive isolation. The ear cups and headband are perfectly fit with metal hinge joint. the adjustable hinges further customize your comfort for any travel, workout or commute. However, the joint does not look as good as we expect from JLAB Play Pro. But, provide a secure connection between the ear cups and headband.

Moreover, both earcups and headbands are made of matte finish plastic material. The inner headband is covered with a cloud foam cushion so that it can be used comfortably for a long time. In addition, the headphones are designed to rotate 90 degrees to easily fit into a carrying case. Which is useful for better transportation or travel. However, the breathable poly-cotton earcups provide hours of gaming comfort.

Furthermore, the headphone lacks the IP rating to water and sweat resistance. Thus, you can not use this headphone during swimming or running and also during raining.

How to use the onboard controls?

Onboard touch controls the most reliable and easy to handle. There is no learning curve for button placement on the JLAB Play Pro. At the bottom of the right ear cup are 3 buttons that control volume, power On/Off Button, Microphone On/Off: Press OUT (blue ring) for On and Press IN (no blue ring) for off, USB Type-C charging slot, Retractable Boom Microphone and Flash light for battery indicate: Solid red light indicates the headphone is charging and Solid blue light indicates charging is complete.

FunctionFeatures
Press once on volume buttonVolume up/down
Press & hold 2+ seconds (volume +)Track forward
Press & hold 2+ seconds (volume -)Track Backword
Press and hold 1+ second both buttons simultaneously (+)SWITCH GAMING / MUSIC EQ / REJECT INCOMING CALL
Press & hold 2+ seconds power buttonPower on/off
Press once power buttonPLAY / PAUSE / ANSWER / HANG UP CALLS
Press twice power buttonACTIVATE SIRI (iOS) OR “OK GOOGLE” (ANDROID)

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What is the sound quality of JLAB Play Pro?

In terms of sound quality, the JLAB Play Pro headphone come with a 40mm dynamic Neodymium drivers. Which provide a Balance and high sound with punchy bass. These 40mm neodymium drivers systems can help you in converting acoustic sound into electronic signals with microphones. The 40mm neodymium driver systems then help you to deliver the sounds though speakers.

Moreover, the sound delay is reduced around super low 60ms latency. which helps the user in perfectly syncing the audio and visuals while playing heavy graphic games and improves the overall gaming experience. The sound profile is tuned specifically for gaming on mobile and console. Increased mid to high frequency response delivers clear vocals and enhanced spatial awareness. However, the headphone does not come with Active Noise Cancellation technic. Thus, it does not provide a much sound isolation.

Can you use JLAB Play Pro for phone calls?

The JLAB Play Pro headphone built with a discrete and retractable boom microphone. Which is extend to chat with your friends or retract back in the headphone to play solo and listen to music on-the-go. The quick-mute button allows you to easily silence yourself whether you’re in a game or on a call. Additionally, Earcups made with one-inch cloud foam cushions, which fit perfectly in your ears and create tight fit pressure for passive isolation.

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What connectivity does JLAB Play Pro support?

The JLAB Play Pro headphone come with a Bluetooth 5.0 wireless connectivity with 10m wireless range. Which is help to connect your headphone to other devices like smartphones, PCs, TVs and iOS. The headphone also come with a Bluetooth Multi point connectivity option. With Bluetooth multipoint technology you can connect to any two devices simultaneously – whether you’re gaming or just listening.

Further, the latest AAC / SBC audio codecs provide a balanced and clear sound profile. JLab Play is great for everyday gaming with any system – PS4, Xbox, Switch or PC using the 3.5mm cable with zero latency. The AUX gaming cord includes volume control for quick, convenient access.

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How long does the battery last on JLAB Play Pro support?

JLAB Play Pro

The JLAB Play Pro headphone sport a 60+ hours of battery life with USB Type-C cable connection. Also, it come with a 600 mAH lithium polymer rechargeable battery with 2 hours of charging time and 580 hours of standby time.

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Which alternatives are the great against JLAB Play Pro?

LucidSound LS15X is a best option to buy instead of the JLAB Play Pro headphone. It also come with a alow price as $99. It features with a Light weight design, Mic monitoring, rechargeable battery, and removable boom mic. Additionally, the headphone has to offer superior sound with three EQ modes.

However, if you increase a budget then Master & Dynamic MG20 is also good option to buy against the JLAB Play Pro. it come with a lightweight design, 50mm beryllium dynamic drivers, 312 g weight, 22 hours of battery, Optional 3.5 analog and audio splitter, m USB-C to 3.5mm Audio Cable, 2m USB-C to USB-A Charging Cable Bluetooth® 5.0 with AAC & Qualcomm® aptX™ HD for music, aptX™ Low-Latency for mobile gaming.

Conclusion

Overall, the headphone is best with a Price tag. It is offers a 60+ hours of battery life. Plus, 40mm neodymium drivers systems can help you in converting acoustic sound into electronic signals with microphones. Earcups made with one-inch cloud foam cushions, which fit perfectly in your ears and create tight fit pressure for passive isolation. JLab Play is great for everyday gaming with any system – PS4, Xbox, Switch or PC using the 3.5mm cable with zero latency.

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