Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 7 Pro||Huawei FreeBuds 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IP54|
|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||6mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||6only|
|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||✓||✓|
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Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5's rating is read as, the first value 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 of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Huawei FreeBuds 5, Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a rating of IP57 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Huawei FreeBuds 5 has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a weight of 10.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g have the same weight as the Huawei FreeBuds 5
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro and Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device music from leaking out .
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 5mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can produce a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite 7 Pro
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device generates high human 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 implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly 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 Elite 7 Pro's battery life is more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 4 hours . Every 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 manufacturer, and the Huawei FreeBuds 5's case is said to have a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 1 hours
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery capacity is 42mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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 7 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 6 microphones.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your earbuds to help you locate them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Huawei FreeBuds 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a control panel on them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.