Jabra Elite Active 75tSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite Active 75t||Bowers & Wilkins PI7|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IP54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||9.2mm|
|battery life of charging case||28hours||18hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|has aptx hd||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||10000Hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||100Hz||✗|
|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 rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP57, the Jabra Elite Active 75t's rating for solids indicates 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 the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Jabra Elite Active 75t, Bowers & Wilkins PI7 have a rating of IP54 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Bowers & Wilkins PI7 has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite Active 75t
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have a weight of 10.1g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7, at 50g weigh more than the Jabra Elite Active 75t by of 39.9g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Jabra Elite Active 75t are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite Active 75t 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.
Both Bowers & Wilkins PI7 and Jabra Elite Active 75t have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that you prefer for travel or that enhances your chill time.
Jabra Elite Active 75t sit well in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t driver unit is 6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 3.2mm , 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 yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, this means that Bowers & Wilkins PI7 can produce a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite Active 75t
The Jabra Elite Active 75t's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
Jabra Elite Active 75t's battery life is 7.5 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7's battery life is less than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Jabra Elite Active 75t's case has a charge of 28 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 10 hours
It takes 2.3 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite Active 75t's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 takes 3 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 0.7 hours
Jabra Elite Active 75t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Jabra Elite Active 75t support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t
Jabra Elite Active 75t 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite Active 75t will work fine with your iPad. 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 Bowers & Wilkins PI7 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.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 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 Bowers & Wilkins PI7 support APTX HD, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It supports high-quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
Jabra Elite Active 75t have 4 microphones.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 microphones are 6, more than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Jabra Elite Active 75t use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t's highest mic frequency is 10000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are better for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 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, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Jabra Elite Active 75t have a find earbuds feature.
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Bowers & Wilkins PI7 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 also support this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Bowers & Wilkins PI7 also have a control panel on them.
Jabra Elite Active 75t 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 Active 75t have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Jabra Elite Active 75t come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Bowers & Wilkins PI7 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.