Jabra Elite 85h vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Jabra Elite 85h
vs
Sennheiser PXC 550

What would be better Jabra Elite 85h or Sennheiser PXC 550 in sound for music? Elite 85h has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 8.3 out of 10 for PXC 550.

Advantages Jabra Elite 85h over Sennheiser PXC 550

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 10Hz vs 17Hz
  • Longer battery life: 36 hours vs 20 hours

Advantages Sennheiser PXC 550 over Jabra Elite 85h

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 23KHz vs 20KHz
  • Less weight: 8oz vs 10.4oz
  • Foldable design
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • NFC available
  • Battery free listening mode available

Common strengths

  • Wired mode available
  • Active noise cancelling headphones
  • Lets you adapt your level of noise cancellation
  • Detachable cable
  • Headphones with built-in controls
  • Voice control available
  • App control
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Jabra Elite 85h
7.5
Sennheiser PXC 550
8.3
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Common

Product

Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550

Model

Elite 85h
PXC 550

Brand

Jabra
Sennheiser

Reviews

699
4185

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

Impedance, Ohm

490

Frequency response, Hz

10Hz-20KHz
17Hz-23KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.05

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

110

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

295/10.4
227/8

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

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
Google Assistant, Siri

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, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0
4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

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

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

36 (41 without noise cancelling)
20 (30 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3

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

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550
Jabra Elite 85h
Sennheiser PXC 550

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 8.3
  • 7.5Jabra Elite 85h
  • 8.3Sennheiser PXC 550

The Sennheiser PXC 550 is better headphones in this comparison - check Sennheiser PXC 550 price.

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