Jabra Elite Active 75tSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sennheiser CX 500BTSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite Active 75t||Sennheiser CX 500BT|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ip57||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||✗||94db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||28hours||16hours|
|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||4only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||10,000hz||10,000hz|
|lowest mic frequency||100hz||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|
IP ratings is the rank of protection offered by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP57, the Jabra Elite Active 75t's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes 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, Sennheiser CX 500BT have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Jabra Elite Active 75t has a higher liquid rating than Sennheiser CX 500BT
Jabra Elite Active 75t have a weight of 10.1g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT, at 12g are heavier than the Jabra Elite Active 75t with a difference of 1.9g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Jabra Elite Active 75t are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Sennheiser CX 500BT also is true wireless since it doesn't have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have sweat resistance
Sennheiser CX 500BT's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
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.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. The Jabra Elite Active 75t and Sennheiser CX 500BT work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t stay well in place, creating a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT, and Jabra Elite Active 75t have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite Active 75t driver unit is 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the earbuds.
Jabra Elite Active 75t's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this implies that Sennheiser CX 500BT can produce a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite Active 75t
Jabra Elite Active 75t's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21,000Hz, this implies that Sennheiser CX 500BT can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite Active 75t
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Sennheiser CX 500BT's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Jabra Elite Active 75t's battery life is 7.5 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 longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is more than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 0.5 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 have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Jabra Elite Active 75t's case is said to have a charge of 28 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t by 12 hours
It requires 2.3 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite Active 75t's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Jabra Elite Active 75t, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and charging case.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser CX 500BT has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Jabra Elite Active 75t . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t
Jabra Elite Active 75t support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Jabra Elite Active 75t 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 Sennheiser CX 500BT 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.
Sennheiser CX 500BT 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 Active 75t have 4 microphones.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT microphones are 4, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t's highest mic frequency is 10,000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10,000Hz, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t . A microphone, that reach a high frequency of up to 140000Hz is considered among the best today
Jabra Elite Active 75t's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are best for recording bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t . With today's microphones, you can have a frequency starting from around 1Hz.
Jabra Elite Active 75t support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but still want to hear traffic.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
The Sennheiser CX 500BT 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 easily find them in your bag, the Jabra Elite Active 75t support the find earbuds feature.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Jabra Elite Active 75t have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT also have this function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too 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.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Sennheiser CX 500BT have a warranty period of 2Years, equal to that of the Jabra Elite Active 75t .
The Jabra Elite Active 75t have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Jabra Elite Active 75t come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.