Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Evolve2 Buds||Huawei FreeBuds 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IP54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✗|
|driver unit size||6mm||11mm|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||25hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||20meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||8000Hz||✗|
|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||✓||✓|
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. 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).
Scoring 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 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5, Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a rating of IP54 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a weight of 10.8g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, 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 don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have sweat resistance
Jabra Evolve2 Buds'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 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
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have ANC enabling 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 noise.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Huawei FreeBuds 5 and Jabra Evolve2 Buds operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Huawei FreeBuds 5 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 5mm , many people have a misconception 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can make sound with a juicier bass than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 5 hours . Every 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Huawei FreeBuds 5's case has a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life 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, less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 4 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery power is 42mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too use 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 close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a maximum range of 20meters, longer than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 10meters
Jabra Evolve2 Buds support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds will work well with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 6 microphones.
While the Jabra Evolve2 Buds microphones are 6, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are best for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say 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 removed from your ears .
Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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, Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to help you locate them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Jabra Evolve2 Buds support fast charging. It's very 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 just 30 minutes.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another connected device.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have a control panel on them.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.