Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd 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 Pro (2nd Gen), Jabra Elite 5 have a rating of IP55 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, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 5
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to transport.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g are lighter than the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by -0.6g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 5's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, what this means is that Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 5 driver unit is 6mm 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 earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by the device.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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 the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Jabra Elite 5's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 3 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 5's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
Jabra Elite 5 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Jabra Elite 5 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 5 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd 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 Pro (2nd Gen) will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Jabra Elite 5 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.
The Jabra Elite 5 have 6 microphones.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a find earbuds feature.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Elite 5 too support this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have a control panel on them.
Jabra Elite 5 have a warranty period of 2 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 5 too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.