77points
72points

Jabra Elite 45e

76points
71points

Jabra Elite Active 45e

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Jabra Elite 45e vs Jabra Elite Active 45e

Jabra Elite 45e
Jabra Elite Active 45e
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Jabra Elite 45e
76
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Jabra Elite Active 45e

Why is Jabra Elite 45e better than Jabra Elite Active 45e?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    20000Hzvs14000Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Why is Jabra Elite Active 45e better than Jabra Elite 45e?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 2.55g lighter
    23.4gvs25.95g
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    9hvs8h
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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2.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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3.weight
?

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25.95g

23.4g

4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

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6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

For example

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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120000Hz

20000Hz

14000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

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1Hz

20Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

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144dB/mW

109dB/mW

107dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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5.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

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4 Ohms

32 Ohms

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6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

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Power

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

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50h

8h

9h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

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5

5

5

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

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4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

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5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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2.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

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3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

2

2

4.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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Jabra Elite Active 45e
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has audio digital encryption
?

The audio signal is coded and encrypted digitally, allowing for highly secure conversations.

For example

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2.is reversible
?

This is a monaural device which could be used for both ears.

For example

Erato Rio 3

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3.Has a wind noise reduction microphone
?

A wind noise reduction microphone is designed to reduce wind interference, providing sharper audio in windy situations.

For example

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4.has a removable microphone
?

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

For example

Creative SXFI Air

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