Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Jabra Elite 85h

SoundLink Around Ear II vs Elite 85h comparison chart

Overall
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
6.5
Jabra Elite 85h
7.5
7
7
8
10
8
8

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Jabra Elite 85h review

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
vs
Jabra Elite 85h

What are the main differences between the Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Jabra Elite 85h and which headphones is better for you considering specs and features? SoundLink Around Ear II has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for Elite 85h.

Advantages Bose SoundLink Around Ear II over Jabra Elite 85h

  • Less weight: 7oz vs 10.4oz
  • NFC available
  • Battery free listening mode available

Advantages Jabra Elite 85h over Bose SoundLink Around Ear II

  • Active noise cancellation
  • Allows you to move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Voice control available
  • Longer battery life: 36 hours vs 15 hours

Common strengths

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

Product

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Jabra Elite 85h

Model

SoundLink Around Ear II
Elite 85h

Brand

Bose
Jabra

Reviews

13316
699

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

Frequency response, Hz

10Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

198/7
295/10.4

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
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

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, voice assistant
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind,noise cancelling, voice assistant

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2
5.0

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

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

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

15
36 (41 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3

Charging port

micro USB
USB-C

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
USB-C 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

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Jabra Elite 85h
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Jabra Elite 85h

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7.5
  • 6.5Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
  • 7.5Jabra Elite 85h

The Jabra Elite 85h is better headphones in this comparison - check Jabra Elite 85h price.

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