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Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Tune 225TWSSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 4.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP55, the Jabra Elite 5'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 5 means that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g weigh more than the JBL Tune 225TWS by of 0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the two earbuds .
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 have sweat resistance
JBL Tune 225TWS 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.
Both Jabra Elite 5 and JBL Tune 225TWS have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
JBL Tune 225TWS sit well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces background sounds while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both Jabra Elite 5, and JBL Tune 225TWS have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the device.
Jabra Elite 5 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 6mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
JBL Tune 225TWS'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 alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, JBL Tune 225TWS's measurement is 105dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is 5 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 4 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and JBL Tune 225TWS's case has a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Elite 5's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 7 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the JBL Tune 225TWS's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Jabra Elite 5 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
The Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
JBL Tune 225TWS use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 5 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
JBL Tune 225TWS 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.
Jabra Elite 5 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of JBL Tune 225TWS . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
JBL Tune 225TWS support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since 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 JBL Tune 225TWS will work well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Jabra Elite 5 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 JBL Tune 225TWS have 4 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 5 microphones are 6, more than that of JBL Tune 225TWS by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 also support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have a control panel on them.
The Jabra Elite 5 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
JBL Tune 225TWS have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The JBL Tune 225TWS come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 5 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.