Jabra Elite 85h vs SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Elite 85h vs Arctis 9X comparison chart

Overall
Jabra Elite 85h
7.5
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
7.3
7
8
10
8
7
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8
8

Jabra Elite 85h vs SteelSeries Arctis 9X review

Jabra Elite 85h
vs
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

The Jabra Elite 85h and SteelSeries Arctis 9X headphones uncovers what you've been missing in your music. Elite 85h has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for Arctis 9X.

Advantages Jabra Elite 85h over SteelSeries Arctis 9X

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 10Hz vs 20Hz
  • Less weight: 10.4oz vs 15oz
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Allows you to move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Voice control available
  • Longer battery life: 36 hours vs 20 hours

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 9X over Jabra Elite 85h

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 22KHz vs 20KHz
  • Battery free listening mode available

Common strengths

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cable
  • Headphones with built-in controls
  • App control
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Product

Jabra Elite 85h
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Model

Elite 85h
Arctis 9X

Brand

Jabra
SteelSeries

Reviews

839
6889

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5
40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32

Frequency response, Hz

10Hz-20KHz
20Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

295/10.4
425/15

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri, Amazon Alexa

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind,noise cancelling, voice assistant
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0
4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, PBAP, SPP
A2DP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

36 (41 without noise cancelling)
20

Charging time, hrs

Charging port

USB-C
micro USB

Charging cable

USB-C to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

HearThrough
DTS Headphone:X

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Jabra Elite 85h
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
Jabra Elite 85h
SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 7.3
  • 7.5Jabra Elite 85h
  • 7.3SteelSeries Arctis 9X

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