Jabra Evolve2 BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
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Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Jabra Evolve2 Buds
|Huawei FreeBuds 5i
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|highest mic frequency
|lowest mic frequency
|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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IP ratings refer to the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring 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
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a weight of 9.2g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds, at 10.8g weigh more than the Huawei FreeBuds 5i by of 1.6g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5i are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i are resistant to sweat
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as 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 separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds and Huawei FreeBuds 5i have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Huawei FreeBuds 5i and Jabra Evolve2 Buds operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down background noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both Jabra Evolve2 Buds, and Huawei FreeBuds 5i have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i driver unit is 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, the unit size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
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 , as many tend to believe 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 imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds'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 indicates how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Huawei FreeBuds 5i produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Evolve2 Buds
Huawei FreeBuds 5i's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds's battery life is more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5i by 2.5 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Huawei FreeBuds 5i's case has a full charge of 20.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours 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, 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 in storage 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 power is 55mAh, battery power, 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 simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too support 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 allows data movement 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.
The 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 used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Evolve2 Buds will work fine with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
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 can reach a 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 earbuds to filter out noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5i use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i microphone sensitivity is measured at -47dBV/Pa. The extent 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 microphone can pick up.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording 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 picking up 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 to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds 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 jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The 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 Evolve2 Buds support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost 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. You can use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too 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 just thirty minutes.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a 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 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 coming from another connected device.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds also support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features 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.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5i have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have 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 pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.