100points
86points

Jabra Elite 85h

94points
76points

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Jabra Elite 85h
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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Jabra Elite 85h vs Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Why is Jabra Elite 85h better than Sennheiser PXC 550-II?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs17Hz
  • 6h longer battery life
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    36hvs30h
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 8mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs32mm
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • 5 more microphone(s)
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    8vs3
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs3h
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550-II better than Jabra Elite 85h?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 69g lighter
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    227gvs296g
  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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  • 0.2m longer cable
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    1.4mvs1.2m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Jabra Elite 85h

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Jabra Elite 85h AmazonJabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling...Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones, Copper Black – Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones Compatible with iPhone & Android - Built-in Microphone, Long Battery Life - Rain & Water Resistant
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$149.99
Jabra Elite 85h AmazonJabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling...Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones, Titanium Black – Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones Compatible with iPhone & Android - Built-in Microphone, Long Battery Life - Rain & Water Resistant
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$149.99
Jabra Elite 85h AmazonJabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise Canceling...Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise Canceling Over-The-Ear Headset Elite 85H
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$259.00
Jabra Elite 85h AmazonJabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling...Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones, Gold Beige – Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones Compatible with iPhone and Android - Built-in Microphone, Long Battery Life - Rain and Water Resistant
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$149.99
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$149.99

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

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Sennheiser PXC 550-II AmazonSennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGa...Sennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$199.95
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$199.95

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

296g

227g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

17Hz

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

20000Hz

23000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

40mm

32mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.Battery life

36h

30h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2.5h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

8

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.
5.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

Jabra Elite 85h

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$149.99
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$149.99
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$259.00
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$149.99
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$149.99

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

ProductStorePrice
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$199.95
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