Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5iSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Evolve2 Buds||Huawei FreeBuds 5i|
|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||10mm|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||20.5hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||20meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|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||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5i'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 the second value 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 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 5i have a weight of 9.2g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, at 10.8g are heavier than the Huawei FreeBuds 5i with a difference of 1.6g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5i are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the two earbuds .
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have sweat resistance
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5i sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i have passive noise reduction which implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, 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 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component 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 both devices make sound with equal bass
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5i produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
The 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 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 5i by 2.5 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 vendor, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i's case is said to have a full charge of 20.5 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 0.5 hours
It requires 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.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 1 hours
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery capacity is 55mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have 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 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 5i . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds have a maximum range of 20meters, longer than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i 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 intend on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The 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.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds microphones are 6, more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
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 calculation of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the voice that the earbud microphone can recognize.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are best for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's lowest mic frequency is 80Hz, low frequencies are better for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
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, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Huawei FreeBuds 5i support the find earbuds feature.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to find them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the 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.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i support 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5i . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another device.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Huawei FreeBuds 5i, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
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 following instruction manuals.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.