Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||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||✓||✗|
|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 refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating refers to 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 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.
Compared to the Jabra Elite 5, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Jabra Elite 5 has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
The Jabra Elite 5 have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh more than the Jabra Elite 5 by of 2.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 5 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Jabra Elite 5's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 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.
ANC uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Jabra Elite 5 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Jabra Elite 5 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down 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.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 5mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro'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 device makes high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices 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 for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Jabra Elite 5's case is said to have a charge of 27 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro'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 fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Jabra Elite 5 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Jabra Elite 5 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Jabra Elite 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Jabra Elite 5 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 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 can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite 5 will work fine with your iPhone. 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 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.
The Jabra Elite 5 have 6 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The magnitude 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 voice that the microphone can recognize.
Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Jabra Elite 5, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 following instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2Years, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 .
The Jabra Elite 5 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Jabra Elite 5 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your pockets without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.