Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
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.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 5||JBL Tune 225TWS|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP55||✗|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✗|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||6mm||12mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||105dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||27hours||20hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||4only|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|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 refer to 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 represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP55, the Jabra Elite 5'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 of liquids 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.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g are heavier than the JBL Tune 225TWS by of 0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, JBL Tune 225TWS are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the pair of 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, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
JBL Tune 225TWS stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that both tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
JBL Tune 225TWS driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
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 , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
JBL Tune 225TWS's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates 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 implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The JBL Tune 225TWS's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, 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.
JBL Tune 225TWS's battery life is 5 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
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 not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the JBL Tune 225TWS's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging 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 highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Jabra Elite 5 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the JBL Tune 225TWS
Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
The JBL Tune 225TWS have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
JBL Tune 225TWS have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 5 too have 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 enables data movement between devices placed in range, 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 used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the JBL Tune 225TWS will work fine 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 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 record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
JBL Tune 225TWS support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Jabra Elite 5 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.
JBL Tune 225TWS have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 too support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the JBL Tune 225TWS, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 too have a control panel on them.
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.
Jabra Elite 5 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the device.
JBL Tune 225TWS come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 5 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.