Ultimate Ears UE FitsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Ultimate Ears UE Fits||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX3||ip55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✗||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||6mm|
|sound pressure level||110db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||27hours|
|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||2only||6only|
|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 solids and liquids. 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 IPX3, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 3 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at up to 60° from vertical position for ten minutes.
Compared to the Ultimate Ears UE Fits, 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, Ultimate Ears UE Fits has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 5
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a weight of 7.94g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g are heavier than the Ultimate Ears UE Fits with a difference of 2.06g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Ultimate Ears UE Fits are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a key difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have stereo speakers, what this means is that Ultimate Ears UE Fits'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 5 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Jabra Elite 5 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits stay tightly in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both Jabra Elite 5, and Ultimate Ears UE Fits have passive noise reduction this means that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size corellates with 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 Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 4mm , 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 imply that they produce better quality sound.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits'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 implies that both devices can produce equal bass
Ultimate Ears UE Fits's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Ultimate Ears UE Fits's measurement is 110dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits'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 commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 1 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Jabra Elite 5's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 7 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Ultimate Ears UE Fits's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully 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 Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 0.5 hours
The Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
Jabra Elite 5 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in 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.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have Bluetooth version of 5, 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 5 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, newer than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Ultimate Ears UE Fits
Ultimate Ears UE Fits 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 a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits will work well with your iPhone. If you intend 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.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have 2 microphones.
While the Jabra Elite 5 microphones are 6, more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 4 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing them
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, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Ultimate Ears UE Fits support the find earbuds feature.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
Also the Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have a control panel on them.
The Ultimate Ears UE Fits have a warranty period of 1 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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Jabra Elite 5 have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Ultimate Ears UE Fits by 1 Years .
Ultimate Ears UE Fits have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Jabra Elite 5 too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Ultimate Ears UE Fits come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them in your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Jabra Elite 5 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.