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.
|OnePlus Buds Pro 2
|Jabra Elite 5
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|has ambient sound mode
|has find earbuds feature
|supports fast charging
|has a mute function
|control panel placed on a device
|has voice prompts
|travel bag is included
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Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection offered by a casing, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second 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 consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g weigh more than the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 with a difference of 0.2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless because it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds together.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 5's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that OnePlus Buds Pro 2's 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 OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 5 too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your relaxation time.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 stay well in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates 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 , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 10Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 make sound with a juicier bass than the Jabra Elite 5
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that OnePlus Buds Pro 2 generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 5
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level 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, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, 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 . Each time you recharge your earbuds, 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 vendor, and OnePlus Buds Pro 2's case has a charge of 30 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge 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 fully charge 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 power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
Jabra Elite 5 also support wireless charging, take note of 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 display the charging state of your device and charging case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 5 too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have Bluetooth version of 5.2, 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, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
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 well with your iPad. If you intend 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.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have 6 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 5 microphones are 6, equal to that of the OnePlus Buds Pro 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The extent 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 voice that the microphone can pick up.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support the find earbuds feature.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 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 is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 too support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 also 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.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Elite 5 also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
OnePlus Buds Pro 2 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 5 also have a case included, which offers safe transportation.