Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro||Jabra Elite 7 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IP57|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||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||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||8000Hz|
|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|
IP ratings is the level of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a rating of IP57 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, they both have the same rating against liquids
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro, at 10.8g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by -0.2g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that can withstand more water pressure are better for diving.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's depth rating is 1@meters, it is based on the depth rating that we can tell which devices can withstand more water pressure.
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and after inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero thus "diluting" the noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 7 Pro too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your chill time.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro sit well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 dictates the sound produced by the device.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 4mm , many people have a misconception 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 are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices make sound with equal bass
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device produces high human frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 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 Buds 2 Pro's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. 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 7 Pro's battery life is more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's case has a full charge of 18 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 6 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have 6 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8000Hz, high frequencies are better for picking up treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the device app on your smartphone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.