Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 5||Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||7mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||107dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||27hours||21hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP55, the Jabra Elite 5's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes 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, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 5
Jabra Elite 5 have a weight of 10g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, at 140g weigh more than the Jabra Elite 5 by of 130g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 5 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 5 have sweat resistance
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 and Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Jabra Elite 5 and Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Jabra Elite 5 sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces your environment sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 5 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 driver unit is 7mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1mm , 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 can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this implies that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 can produce a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite 5
The Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's highest frequency is at 21000Hz, this implies that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 5
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's measurement is 107dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3'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 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 has a full charge of 27 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 6 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 0.5 hours
The Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite 5 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too support 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 allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5
Jabra Elite 5 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite 5 will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Jabra Elite 5 have 6 microphones.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have this function. It means that you can 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 device.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too 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.
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 Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.