Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Jabra Elite 7 Pro||Ultimate Ears Drops|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||✗|
|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||6mm||9.2mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||110dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||9hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||2only|
|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||✓||✓|
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IP ratings is the rank of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number 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 IP57, the Jabra Elite 7 Pro'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 of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a weight of 10.8g . We prefer a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears Drops are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the two earbuds .
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Ultimate Ears Drops have sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Ultimate Ears Drops are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers, what this means is that Ultimate Ears Drops's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro and Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Ultimate Ears Drops sit tightly in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise well as preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both Jabra Elite 7 Pro, and Ultimate Ears Drops have passive noise reduction which implies that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 3.2mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Ultimate Ears Drops's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
SPL, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears Drops's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Ultimate Ears Drops's battery life is 6 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. 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 7 Pro's battery life is more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 3 hours . Each 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 no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Ultimate Ears Drops's case is said to have a charge of 9 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 Ultimate Ears Drops by 15 hours
The Ultimate Ears Drops, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Ultimate Ears Drops use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Ultimate Ears Drops . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears Drops
Ultimate Ears Drops 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 the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Ultimate Ears Drops will work fine with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Ultimate Ears Drops support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Ultimate Ears Drops have 2 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 7 Pro microphones are 8, more than that of Ultimate Ears Drops by 6 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The 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.
The Ultimate Ears Drops support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Ultimate Ears Drops have a find earbuds feature.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to locate them.
Ultimate Ears Drops support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support fast charging. It's very 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 30 minutes.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link 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.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Ultimate Ears Drops, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Ultimate Ears Drops support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the device notifies you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.