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RHA MA390 (2018)
JBL Endurance Sprint
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RHA MA390 (2018) vs JBL Endurance Sprint

Analysis:

The RHA MA390 (2018) makes for an outstanding Canal Earphone at its $20 price point. The JBL Endurance Sprint, however, while a good product overall, doesn't really manage to stand out from its competition.

The RHA MA390 (2018) has managed to impress reviewers from some of the most highly trusted sources on the internet, including SoundGuys and PCmag. It performed great in their in-depth hands-on roundups - it was awarded the "Best value" title by Android Authority and "Best All Around" by SoundGuys in their respective Canal Earphone roundups. That's high praise, especially when coming from such high-quality sources.

Returning to the JBL Endurance Sprint, Rtings, a source that's known for its high-quality in-depth testing, has great things to say about it. In fact, it was named its "Best Wireless Earbuds Under $50 For Sound Quality" in its "The 7 Best Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Under $50 - Spring 2020" roundup, which is quite a feat.

Our direct RHA MA390 (2018) vs. JBL Endurance Sprint comparison of their review scores has shown that, out of sources that tested both Canal Earphones, PCmag preferred the RHA MA390 (2018), whereas Techradar seemed to like both equally.

We also looked at which sources liked these products best and found that the RHA MA390 (2018) got its highest, 9, review score from PCmag, while the JBL Endurance Sprint most impressed reviewers at Techradar, which gave it a score of 8.

Finally, we also compared their review scores to the rest of their competition - the RHA MA390 (2018) earned an average review score of 8.5 out of 10 points and the JBL Endurance Sprint received an average of 7.7, compared to the 7.4 average of Canal Earphones in general.

Comparison of expert ratings
Highly Recommended
Recommended
Mentioned
Not Mentioned
SoundGuys
PCmag
Rtings
Wirecutter
Techradar
Android Authority
Android Central
TrustedReviews
Headphone Review
Expert Reviews
Tech. Specs Comparison
RHA MA390 (2018)
$29
JBL Endurance Sprint
$29
Higher than average expert review score
7.4
Overall Avg. for Canal Earphones
8.5
Avg. Review Score
Score
Has average expert review score
7.4
Overall Avg. for Canal Earphones
7.7
Avg. Review Score
Score
Highly recommended by trusted experts
SoundGuys
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “Best earbuds under $50 of 2020” 
Last updated: 4 days ago
PCmag
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “The Best Cheap Earbuds and Headphones (Under $50)” 
Last updated: 31 Mar 2020
Android Authority
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “The best earbuds under $50” 
Last updated: 14 days ago
Techradar
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Overall
in “The very best tech gifts this Christmas – for every budget” 
Last updated: 14 Dec 2018
Android Central
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Runner Up
in “Best Wired Headphones for Galaxy S10 in 2020” 
Last updated: 26 Feb 2020
SoundGuys
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Bang for your Buck
in “Best earbuds under $100” 
Last updated: a month ago
Techradar
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Runner Up
in “The best gifts for audiophiles and music lovers for all budgets” 
Last updated: 10 Dec 2018
Android Central
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Mentioned
in “Best Headphones for Oculus Quest in 2020” 
Last updated: 3 Jan 2020
Recommended by trusted experts
Rtings
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Wireless Earbuds Under $50 For Sound Quality
in “The 7 Best Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds Under $50 - Spring 2020” 
Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Expert Reviews
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Runner Up
in “Best running headphones 2020: The best wired and wireless headphones for running” 
Last updated: 12 days ago
Android Central
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Runner Up
in “Best JBL Headphones in 2020” 
Last updated: 9 Jan 2020
Rtings
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best Sounding Budget Wireless Earbuds
in “The 6 Best Sounding Wireless Earbuds - Spring 2020” 
Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Expert Reviews
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Runner Up
in “Best gym headphones 2020: Crank up your training volume with these brilliant gym headphones, from £26” 
Last updated: 13 Jan 2020
Android Central
Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Best for workouts
in “Best Cheap Headphones in 2020” 
Last updated: 13 Apr 2020
Rtings
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Runner Up: Best Budget Wireless Earbuds Under $50 - More Neutral-Sounding Alternative
in “The 7 Best Cheap Wireless Earbuds - Spring 2020” 
Last updated: 22 days ago
Wirecutter
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Mentioned
in “The Best Workout Headphones” 
Last updated: 26 Mar 2020
Rtings
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Mentioned
in “The 6 Best Earbuds Under $50 - Spring 2020” 
Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Rtings
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Mentioned
in “The 7 Best Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Under $100 - Spring 2020” 
Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Rtings
Highly Trusted Source
Depth of
analysis
Yes
In-house
Testing
Mentioned
in “The 7 Best Budget Wireless Headphones - Spring 2020” 
Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
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