Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5
Overall Score 6 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||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||✓||✓|
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5's rating for solids indicates 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.
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 prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier 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 have no cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have sweat resistance
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Huawei FreeBuds 5's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and rush hour travels. The Huawei FreeBuds 5 and Jabra Evolve2 Buds operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 5mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can produce a juicier bass than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 can generate 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 more battery hours, 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 . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely 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 the Huawei FreeBuds 5's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables 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 takes 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery power is 42mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 charging 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a 10meters distance to connect 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 used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 6 microphones.
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 device to filter out background sounds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up 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 recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when 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 still want to hear traffic.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The 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, the Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 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. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications 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 too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.