Beats Fit ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Fit Pro||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.5mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||101.3dB/mW||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✓||✗|
|battery life of charging case||21hours||27hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|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 rank of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP55, the Jabra Elite 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 the second number of 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
Compared to the Jabra Elite 5, Beats Fit Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Beats Fit Pro has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 5
The Jabra Elite 5 have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Beats Fit Pro, at 11.2g are heavier than the Jabra Elite 5 with a difference of 1.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 5 are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Beats Fit Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
The Beats Fit Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Jabra Elite 5 are resistant to sweat
Beats Fit Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Jabra Elite 5 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.
Both Beats Fit Pro and Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero hence "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Beats Fit Pro too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Jabra Elite 5 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds well as preventing the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 5 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound made by the earbuds.
Beats Fit Pro driver unit is 9.5mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 3.5mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Beats Fit Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Beats Fit Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Fit Pro's measurement is 101.3dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Beats Fit Pro have neodymium magnets, when used in earbuds produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output using less power to do so. They can help generate music at quite a high SPL, with the use of high magnetic flux.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is 9 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Beats Fit Pro's battery life is less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not 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 the Jabra Elite 5's case has a charge of 27 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Beats Fit Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 6 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 5's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Beats Fit Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 hours
Beats Fit Pro's battery power is 55mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Jabra Elite 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Beats Fit Pro too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Jabra Elite 5 have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Beats Fit Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Jabra Elite 5 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Beats Fit Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Jabra Elite 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Beats Fit Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5
Jabra Elite 5 support AAC, a codec that is 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite 5 will work well with your iPhone. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Beats Fit Pro support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Beats Fit Pro have a latency of 70ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Jabra Elite 5 have 6 microphones.
While the Beats Fit Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Beats Fit Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Beats Fit Pro 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 run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Beats Fit Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Beats Fit Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Beats Fit Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Beats Fit Pro 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.
Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Beats Fit Pro also support the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Jabra Elite 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Beats Fit Pro also have a control panel on them.
Jabra Elite 5 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Beats Fit Pro have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 Years .
The Jabra Elite 5 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Beats Fit Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Jabra Elite 5 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Beats Fit Pro also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.