Jabra Elite 85tSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 85t||Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||12mm||7mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||107db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||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 is 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 refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Jabra Elite 85t's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value 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, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Jabra Elite 85t have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3, at 10.6g are lighter than the Jabra Elite 85t with a difference -3.4g
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 major difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the two earbuds .
Jabra Elite 85t have sweat resistance
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3'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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero which results in a reduced level of noise.
Jabra Elite 85t have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
Jabra Elite 85t sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background sounds while preventing the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Jabra Elite 85t driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 driver unit is 7mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 5mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite 85t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters 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 make sound with a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite 85t
Jabra Elite 85t's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's highest frequency is at 21,000Hz, this means that Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 85t
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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.
The Jabra Elite 85t's battery life is 5.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's battery life is more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 1.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 manufacturer, and Jabra Elite 85t's case has a full 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.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 1 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 85t'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, more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 0.5 hours
Jabra Elite 85t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite 85t use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Jabra Elite 85t have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Jabra Elite 85t . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 85t 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 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 fine with your iPhone. If you are planning 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 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).
The Jabra Elite 85t have 6 microphones.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
Jabra Elite 85t support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Jabra Elite 85t have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 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 85t have a find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 85t support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
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 is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Jabra Elite 85t support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 also have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Jabra Elite 85t, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too 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.
The Jabra Elite 85t have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 85t come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 3 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.