Beats Studio Buds +See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 85tSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Beats Studio Buds +
|Jabra Elite 85t
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds +'s rating is read as, the first value of X denotes 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.
Compared to the Beats Studio Buds +, Jabra Elite 85t have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Beats Studio Buds + have a weight of 6.1g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Jabra Elite 85t, at 14g are heavier than the Beats Studio Buds + with a difference of 7.9g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds + are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 85t also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Beats Studio Buds + have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 85t's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Beats Studio Buds + 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 85t also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Beats Studio Buds + have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
Jabra Elite 85t too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
The Beats Studio Buds + stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Jabra Elite 85t, and Beats Studio Buds + have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Beats Studio Buds + have a unit size of 8.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, the unit size corellates with the sound made by the device.
Jabra Elite 85t driver unit is 12mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 3.8mm , as many tend to believe 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Beats Studio Buds +'s lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 85t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds +'s highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 85t's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds +'s measurement is 100dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Beats Studio Buds +'s battery life is 9 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 requires fewer chargings.
Jabra Elite 85t's battery life is less than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 3.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 the Beats Studio Buds +'s case has a charge of 27 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Elite 85t's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 7 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds +'s battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Jabra Elite 85t takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 1 hours
Jabra Elite 85t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Beats Studio Buds + have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Jabra Elite 85t too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Beats Studio Buds + have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 85t too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Beats Studio Buds + have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 85t has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Beats Studio Buds + . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Beats Studio Buds + have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 85t have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds +
Beats Studio Buds + support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Beats Studio Buds + will work well with your iPhone. If you intend 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 Elite 85t 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 Beats Studio Buds + have 6 microphones.
Jabra Elite 85t microphones are 6, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds + . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
Beats Studio Buds + have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Elite 85t too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Beats Studio Buds + support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 85t support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful 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 be able to hear traffic.
The Beats Studio Buds + support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Jabra Elite 85t too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Beats Studio Buds + support the find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 85t too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
Beats Studio Buds + support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 85t support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Beats Studio Buds + support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds + . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another connected device.
The Beats Studio Buds + have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 85t also support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Beats Studio Buds +, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Jabra Elite 85t too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds + 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Jabra Elite 85t have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Beats Studio Buds + by 1 Years .
Beats Studio Buds + have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 85t too support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Beats Studio Buds + come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 85t also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.