JLab GO AIR TONES True wireless earbuds Review

GO AIR Tones is the latest earbuds introduced by JLab Audio Company. It features a range of neutral colors. However, the JLab GO Air Tones is the first earbud collection designed to complement, rather than capture, a person’s attention. In addition, GO Air Tones has 8+ hours of playtime in each earbud and 24+ extra hours (32+ hours in total) from the charging case. With Dual Connect, you can use earbuds independently or use both together. The built-in MEMS microphone in each bud ensures clear calls. Further, with just a few taps through the touch sensor, you can select your sound choices: JLab Signature, Balanced and Bass Boost Modes – without the app.

  • Good built quality
  • IPX4 ratings
  • SBC Audio codec support
  • No ANC
  • Missing multi connectivity

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Price and Availability

JLab partnered with ORLY Color Labs to whittle down the shade range to seven tones that covered a mix of warm, neutral, and cool shades. The tones are 4975 C, 4625 W, 1615 C, 7572 W, 728 N and also 474 C. It is price $20. You can purchase this product from the company’s official website jlab.com

Who should have to buy this JLab GO Air Tones?

  • Sport person, with the IPX4 water and sweat resistance. you can take this headphone for swimming or running.
  • Those who want low cost earphone with good design and color combination

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Box Content

  • Headset
  • Charging case
  • USB Type-C cable
  • Eartips
  • User Guide

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What is the design of the JLab GO Air Tones?


Starting with the design, JLab GO Air Tones come light weight design with more decent look and comfort. The plastic made charging case design is quite similar with the JBL Tune 130NC true wireless and Sennheiser CX earbuds. There is a company’s logo on top of the case and on the front the case includes a small red light to indicate the charging status. In addition, the case also includes a USB Type-C charging slot at the back of the charging case for fast charging.

In the world of headphones, brands are pushing to stand out bright colors and big logos. Although, JLab wanted to forge a new path and create a product line follows a more refinement approach to earbud aesthetics by showcasing the beauty found in tones of the world. Moreover, the earbud come with an IPX4 rating for water and sweat proof. Which means you can take this headphone for swimming or running. Nevertheless, the IP rating is only for earbuds, the case not include it.

On the other hand, ergonomically designed earbuds weight less and fit comfortably in your ear canal for longer. Memory foam earbuds offer three different ear tips: small, medium and large. You should choose the one that fits your ears perfectly. As a result, you can completely avoid background noise and provide crystal clear sound for voice call.

How good is the onboard touch controls of the JLab GO Air Tones?

The JLab GO Air Tone Earbud offers the simplest and most reliable touch control. Can control single tap volume and answer calls, enables double tap voice support, hang up and play / pause. Additionally, press and hold for 1 second Features Forward track and back track and reject incoming calls. Also, triple tap enables EQ change.

FunctionsLeft earbudsRight earbuds
single tapVolume down/Answer callVolume up/Answer call
DoubleActivate Siri or OK Google / Hang upPlay/Pause or Hang up
Press and Hold for secondTrack back/ Reject incoming callsTrack forward/ Reject incoming calls
Triple tapEQ ChangeEQ Change

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How good is the sound quality of the JLab GO Air Tone?


Speaking of the sound, the JLab GO Air Tones come with a 6mm dynamic driver. The drivers beam sound towards the ears without blocking the ear canal and creating an isolated feeling. Moreover, the drivers deliver vibrant audio performance and powerful bass. The in-line frequency response provides a high bass with crystal clear sound experience.

The 103dB headphone sensitivity and 16Ω Impedance provide a distortion free sound and clear voice. Moreover, it produces wireless (cyan) sound which follows the same meaning for our target curve, but deviates very wildly at that point. However, With just a few taps via touch sensors, you can choose your sound preference: JLab Signature, Balanced and Bass Boost modes – without an app.

Although, the earphone does not offer a Active noise cancelling or any microphone to create a noise free environment for crystal clear voice calls. you just have to depend on the passive isolation of the earbuds.

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How good is the connectivity of the JLab GO Air Tones?

As the matter of connectivity, the earphone come with a Bluetooth 5.1 wireless connectivity with 30+ ft range. Which means you can connect wirelessly with smartphone, PCs, TVs and iOS. Moreover, it come with an SBC audio codec, and is an audio subband codec specified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) for the Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP). SBC is a digital audio encoder and decoder used to transfer data to Bluetooth audio output devices like headphones or loudspeakers.

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How long is the batter of the JLab GO Air Tone Earbud?


The earbud includes 8+ hours of battery life with 60+ hours of standby time. Moreover, it offers 32+ hours of total playtime with 31mA input power. The earphone also come with a 43mAh lithium polymer battery with 2.2 hours charge time. In addition, the charging case come with 350mAh lithium polymer rechargeable battery with 2 hours of charge time.

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After the whole, I deeply suggest to go with the JLab GO Air Tones earbud. Not because of the low cost, but it has an good quality design and look. The earbuds come with a high quality audio codec with 5.0 Bluetooth connectivity. The earphone also come with an IPX4 rating for water and sweat proof. And 6mm dynamic driver towards the ears without blocking the ear canal and creating an isolated feeling. Overall, this earbud is best to buy with a low cost and good built quality.

What is the best alternative to the JLab GO Air Tones?

Master and dynamic MW08 is a great alternative against the GO Air Tones earbud. It is come with a 11mm Beryllium drivers delivers a rich, warm sound that mimics the acoustics of a live performance. Moreover, the earbud offers IPX5 water resistance rating and up to 12 hours of playtime. The MW08 also features total 6 microphone for clear wind reducing voice talk and Bluetooth 5.2 wireless connectivity. With the MW08, you can also switch effortlessly between two devices with convenient multipoint connection. Following all features, let’s see what this earbud gives you.

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 is also good alternative to the GO Air Tones earbud. It offers a true 24-bit connection between left and right earbuds for superior sound quality plus high-resolution wireless audio that adjust dynamically to optimize performance. In addition, the earbud includes Adaptive active noise cancellation, Audio retransmission technology, 9.2mm Dynamic Drive with Balanced Armature and Bluetooth 5.0 wireless connectivity.

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