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||✗||8,000hz|
|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 is the rating of protection offered by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring 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.
Compared 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, Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Huawei FreeBuds 5i
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a weight of 9.2g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g are heavier than the Huawei FreeBuds 5i by of 1.6g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5i are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Huawei FreeBuds 5i are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, 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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also 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 can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Huawei FreeBuds 5i and Jabra Elite 7 Pro operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i stay well in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of 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 usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5i generate 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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
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 a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i's case is said to have a charge of 20.5 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery capacity is 55mAh, battery capacity, 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 compatible charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have USB TYPE-C, an industry-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 is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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 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 connecting 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, providing 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have 4 microphones.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i microphone sensitivity is measured at -47dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can recognize.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro'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.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
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, say you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect 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.
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 are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
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 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.