Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)||Jabra Elite 7 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP57|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✗||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8000Hz|
|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 is the rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a rating of IP57 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 7 Pro
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a weight of 10.6g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g weigh more than the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by of 0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
ANC utilises advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it listens to 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 adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound produced by the device.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well an audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd 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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's battery life is more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s case is said to have a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, equal to that of the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)'s battery power is 49.7mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen), the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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 can provide 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 fine with your iPad. 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 Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have 6 microphones.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your device to find them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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 just 30 minutes.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
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.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen) come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.