Huawei FreeBuds 5iSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Huawei FreeBuds 5i||Jabra Elite 7 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IP57|
|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||10mm||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||20.5hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||8only|
|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||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings refer to the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i'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 5i, 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 5i has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a weight of 9.2g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g weigh more than the Huawei FreeBuds 5i with a difference of 1.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5i are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have stereo speakers, what this means is that Huawei FreeBuds 5i's speakers deliver sound from independent 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 5i have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Huawei FreeBuds 5i and Jabra Elite 7 Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your chill time.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds well as preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 4mm , 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 it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5i can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is 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 Elite 7 Pro's battery life is more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 1.5 hours . Every 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 have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i's case has a full charge of 20.5 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 3.5 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery power is 55mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, 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 5i . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a latency of 94ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have 4 microphones.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i microphone sensitivity is measured at -47dBV/Pa. The magnitude of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the earbud microphone can recognize.
The 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 5i support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i support the find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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 thirty minutes.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.