Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 5||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|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||11mm|
|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||✗||✓|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. 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 (water).
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 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.
In comparison to the Jabra Elite 5, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Jabra Elite 5 has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro
Jabra Elite 5 have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g weigh more than the Jabra Elite 5 by of 2.2g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 5 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Jabra Elite 5 are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Jabra Elite 5's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Jabra Elite 5 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have ANC making both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
The Jabra Elite 5 stay well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces background sounds and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 5 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 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.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
The Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
The Jabra Elite 5's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case 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 a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1.48 hours
Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
Jabra Elite 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your device and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Jabra Elite 5 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Jabra Elite 5 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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. 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 well with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support this function. It means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Jabra Elite 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too 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 following instruction manuals.
The Jabra Elite 5 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Jabra Elite 5 come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.