Jabra Elite 85tSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 85t||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX2|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||22hours|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Jabra Elite 85t's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a rating of IPX2 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 85t
Jabra Elite 85t have a weight of 14g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, at 12.6g weigh less than the Jabra Elite 85t with a difference -1.4g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 85t are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Jabra Elite 85t are resistant to sweat
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Jabra Elite 85t 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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of 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 counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite 85t have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 85t stay tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background noise well as preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, and Jabra Elite 85t have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 85t driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce 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 device.
The Jabra Elite 85t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Jabra Elite 85t's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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 have to charge the device less often.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 5.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 vendor, and Jabra Elite 85t's case is said to have a charge of 20 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 Plus's charging case has a battery life of 22 hours, more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 2 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 85t's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Jabra Elite 85t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
Jabra Elite 85t have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite 85t support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of 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 range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite 85t will work well 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Jabra Elite 85t have 6 microphones.
While the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 noise.
Jabra Elite 85t use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
Jabra Elite 85t support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The Jabra Elite 85t support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 easily find them in your bag, Jabra Elite 85t support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Jabra Elite 85t support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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 thirty 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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Jabra Elite 85t, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 1 Years .
The Jabra Elite 85t have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Jabra Elite 85t come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.