Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP54||IP55|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||6mm|
|battery life of charging case||29hours||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 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 resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP54, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's rating is read as, the first number of 5 denotes 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 can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, Jabra Elite 5 have a rating of IP55 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, Jabra Elite 5 has a higher liquid rating than Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a weight of 10g . We consider a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to move with.
Jabra Elite 5, at 10g have the same weight as the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Jabra Elite 5 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds .
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are resistant to sweat
Jabra Elite 5's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro 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.
The Jabra Elite 5 also have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then adding -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The Jabra Elite 5 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. Each operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both limit ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 5mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Jabra Elite 5
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery life is 9 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 requires fewer chargings.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's case has a charge of 29 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Jabra Elite 5's charging case has a battery life of 27 hours, less than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 2 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
Jabra Elite 5 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro by 1 hours
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro's battery capacity is 53mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro use 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.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, 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, older than that of Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Jabra Elite 5 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro will work fine with your iPad. If you are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, 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.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have 6 microphones.
The Jabra Elite 5 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel 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 what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but still want to be able to hear traffic.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 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 Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 also support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 too 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
Jabra Elite 5 too have voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Xiaomi Redmi Buds 4 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Jabra Elite 5 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.