Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Evolve2 Buds||Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||11mm|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||30hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✗|
|maximum bluetooth range||20meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||8,000hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||80hz||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen), Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a rating of IP54 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a weight of 8.56g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, at 10.8g are heavier than the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by of 2.24g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) are resistant to sweat
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have stereo speakers, what this means is that Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds and Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) and Jabra Evolve2 Buds work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds, and Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by 5mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) can make sound with a juicier bass than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices produce equal treble
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have neodymium magnets, if used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help generate music at quite a high sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s case is said to have a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by 9 hours
It requires 0.3 hours to fully charge the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by 1.7 hours
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen)'s battery power is 20mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a maximum range of 20meters, longer than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by 10meters
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a latency of 144ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have 6 microphones.
While the Jabra Evolve2 Buds microphones are 6, equal to that of the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are best for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a find earbuds feature.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to find them.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Apple AirPods (3rd Gen), so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have a control panel on them.
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) by 1 Years .
Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Apple AirPods (3rd Gen) come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.