LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP67||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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||✓||✗|
|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 a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance 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 of liquids 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.
In comparison to the Jabra Elite 5, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that Jabra Elite 5 has a lower dust resistance than LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Jabra Elite 5
Jabra Elite 5 have a weight of 10g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Jabra Elite 5 by -4.3g
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 matter since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Jabra Elite 5 have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8 and Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Jabra Elite 5 stay tightly in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise instead of actively 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 determines the sound made by the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, making both devices similar in how loud their sound can get , 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 imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices can generate equal treble
The 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Jabra Elite 5's case is said to have a full charge of 27 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 7 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 5's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery power is 68mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite 5 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Jabra Elite 5 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.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Jabra Elite 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Jabra Elite 5 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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. 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 Elite 5 will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
The Jabra Elite 5 have 6 microphones.
While the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Jabra Elite 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
The 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.
Jabra Elite 5 have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Jabra Elite 5 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.