Jabra Elite 7 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Ultimate Ears Drops
Overall Score 6 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||8,000hz||✗|
|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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Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection given by a casing, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that 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.
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 carry.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears Drops are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the two earbuds .
The Ultimate Ears Drops come with wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Ultimate Ears Drops are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Ultimate Ears Drops are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Ultimate Ears Drops have stereo speakers, devices with stereo 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 they will be damaged. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
The Ultimate Ears Drops 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 Jabra Elite 7 Pro, and Ultimate Ears Drops have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a unit size of 9.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
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 , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating 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 inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters 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
Ultimate Ears Drops's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices produce 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 for a single charge. A device's battery life is usually 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 earbuds, they get a little less playing 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 manufacturer, and the Ultimate Ears Drops's case is said to have a full charge of 9 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging 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 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.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and charging case.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or the battery is running low.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Ultimate Ears Drops have Bluetooth version of 4.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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, newer than that of Ultimate Ears Drops . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a 10meters distance connecting 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 used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Ultimate Ears Drops will work fine with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The 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.
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 enable the device to filter out noise.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro's highest mic frequency is 8,000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Ultimate Ears Drops support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, 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 help you locate them.
Ultimate Ears Drops support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Ultimate Ears Drops have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Ultimate Ears Drops have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have the mute function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Ultimate Ears Drops, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Jabra Elite 7 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Ultimate Ears Drops support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro also support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Ultimate Ears Drops come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing 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 offers safe transportation.