LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 85tSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||LG Tone Free Fit TF8||Jabra Elite 85t|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip67||ipX4|
|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||12mm|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||20hours|
|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 rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Jabra Elite 85t's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Jabra Elite 85t, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a higher liquid rating than Jabra Elite 85t
The Jabra Elite 85t have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Jabra Elite 85t with a difference -8.3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 85t are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Jabra Elite 85t have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Jabra Elite 85t have stereo speakers, what this means is that Jabra Elite 85t's 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 85t have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 85t have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Jabra Elite 85t sit well in place, creating a sound covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out at the same.
Both LG Tone Free Fit TF8, and Jabra Elite 85t have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound produced by the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 6mm , many people have a misconception 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 mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite 85t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates 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 produce equal bass
Jabra Elite 85t's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The Jabra Elite 85t's battery life is 5.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually 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 85t by 4.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Jabra Elite 85t's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 85t's battery. It is recommended 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, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Jabra Elite 85t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 85t have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Jabra Elite 85t support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Jabra Elite 85t have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows 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 85t . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Jabra Elite 85t 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 85t
Jabra Elite 85t 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 85t will work fine with your iPad. If you intend 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 85t have 6 microphones.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
Jabra Elite 85t have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Jabra Elite 85t support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
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.
The Jabra Elite 85t have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Jabra Elite 85t have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 85t support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Jabra Elite 85t support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect 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.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another device.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a mute function, they support 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 you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Jabra Elite 85t, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
The Jabra Elite 85t 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.
Jabra Elite 85t have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Jabra Elite 85t come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.