Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony LinkBuds SSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP57, the Jabra Elite 7 Pro's rating is read as, the first number 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 are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Jabra Elite 7 Pro, Sony LinkBuds S have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Sony LinkBuds S has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a weight of 10.8g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Sony LinkBuds S, at 9.6g are lighter than the Jabra Elite 7 Pro by -1.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 7 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Sony LinkBuds S also is true wireless since it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have sweat resistance
Sony LinkBuds S's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Jabra Elite 7 Pro 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 Sony LinkBuds S and Jabra Elite 7 Pro have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be damaged. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Sony LinkBuds S too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Jabra Elite 7 Pro and Sony LinkBuds S work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro sit well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that they reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound made by the device.
Sony LinkBuds S driver unit is 5mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 1mm , a common assumption 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sony LinkBuds S's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that Sony LinkBuds S can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 7 Pro
The Sony LinkBuds S have neodymium magnets, when used in audio devices 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.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Sony LinkBuds S's battery life is less than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 3 hours . Every 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 manufacturer, and Jabra Elite 7 Pro's case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sony LinkBuds S's charging case has a battery life of 14 hours, less than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 10 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Sony LinkBuds S's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Sony LinkBuds S too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony LinkBuds S too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony LinkBuds S has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 7 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony LinkBuds S have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 7 Pro
Sony LinkBuds S support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Sony LinkBuds S will work well with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Sony LinkBuds S support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have 8 microphones.
The Sony LinkBuds S microphones are 6, less than that of Jabra Elite 7 Pro by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Sony LinkBuds S support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The Sony LinkBuds S too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Sony LinkBuds S too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to help you find them.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
The Sony LinkBuds S 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 just 30 minutes.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sony LinkBuds S too have the mute function. The mute function 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 7 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Sony LinkBuds S too have a control panel on them.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony LinkBuds S also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Sony LinkBuds S also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.