Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee 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||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Jabra Elite 85t|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip54||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||11mm||12mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids 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 protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Jabra Elite 85t's rating for solids indicates 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.
Compared to the Jabra Elite 85t, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a rating of IP54 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Jabra Elite 85t have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, at 10g weigh less than the Jabra Elite 85t by -4g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 85t are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also is true wireless because it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 85t are resistant to sweat
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Jabra Elite 85t have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced technology to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 85t have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
Jabra Elite 85t sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise while preventing the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, and Jabra Elite 85t have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 85t have a unit size of 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro driver unit is 11mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 1mm , 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 imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Jabra Elite 85t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro'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 measures if and how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this implies that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 85t
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 commonly 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 Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 3.5 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.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Jabra Elite 85t's case is said to have a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 29 hours, more than that of Jabra Elite 85t by 9 hours
It requires 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery capacity is 53mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Jabra Elite 85t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
Jabra Elite 85t have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Jabra Elite 85t use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Jabra Elite 85t have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Jabra Elite 85t . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t
Jabra Elite 85t support AAC, a codec that is 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 a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite 85t will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Jabra Elite 85t have 6 microphones.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Jabra Elite 85t support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Jabra Elite 85t support the find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your device to locate them.
Jabra Elite 85t support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Jabra Elite 85t support multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 85t . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
The Jabra Elite 85t have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but 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 earbuds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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 via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Jabra Elite 85t come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.