Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Evolve2 Buds||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||ip57|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||9.2mm|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||20meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|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 is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes 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 the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a rating of IP54 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds, at 10.8g weigh less than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference -1.2g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 3.2mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX'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 Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it makes any changes 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case has a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is recommended 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a maximum range of 20meters, longer than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 10meters
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , 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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
While the Jabra Evolve2 Buds microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The 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.
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.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a find earbuds feature.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 seemlessly 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another connected device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have a control panel on them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
If 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, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1 Years .
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.