OnePlus Buds Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP55, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2'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.
Compared to the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, Jabra Elite 5 have a rating of IP55 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a weight of 9.8g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g weigh more than the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by of 0.2g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have cables. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 5's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate 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 makes use of advanced kind of tech 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 taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have ANC allowing 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 Jabra Elite 5 too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that tones down your environment noise while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both Jabra Elite 5, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound produced by the device.
Jabra Elite 5 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 5mm , 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 produce a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite 5
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 5
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, measured in decibels, dB, OnePlus Buds Pro 2's measurement is 97dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery life is 9 hours, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case is said to have a charge of 30 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, less than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 3 hours
It takes 1 hours to fully charge the OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Jabra Elite 5 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of OnePlus Buds Pro 2 by 1 hours
OnePlus Buds Pro 2's battery capacity is 60mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Jabra Elite 5 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Elite 5 too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support AAC, a codec 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 will work fine with your iPhone. 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 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a latency of 54ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
Jabra Elite 5 microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the earbud microphone can pick up.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
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 thirty minutes.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Elite 5 too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 too 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.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 5 also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.