Samsung Galaxy Buds2 ProSee 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.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||25dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||27hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, Jabra Elite 5 have a rating of IP55 meaning 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 that of liquids is that, Jabra Elite 5 has a lower liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
The Jabra Elite 5, at 10g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro with a difference -1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 5's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro 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.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that they will be spoilt. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Jabra Elite 5 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro stay well in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the device sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro driver unit is 10mm 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 device, its size corellates with 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro by 4mm , 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates 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 both devices can produce equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
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, in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery life is 8 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro by 1 hours . 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.
This is given by the vendor, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's case is said to have a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro by 9 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 5's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Jabra Elite 5 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, 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, older than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro will work well with your iPhone. 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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have 6 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 5 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 5 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Jabra Elite 5 too support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions 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 following instruction manuals.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Elite 5 also have voice prompts meaning the earbuds notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 5 also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.