Jabra Elite 85h vs Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

Jabra Elite 85h
vs
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

What would be better Jabra Elite 85h or Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500 in sound for music? Based on our rating, Elite 85h has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 5.6 out of 10 for BackBeat FIT 500.

Advantages Jabra Elite 85h over Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Voice control
  • App control
  • Longer battery life: 36 hours vs 18 hours

Advantages Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500 over Jabra Elite 85h

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 5Hz vs 10Hz
  • Less weight: 5.4oz vs 10.4oz
  • Battery free listening mode

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Jabra Elite 85h
7.5
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500
5.6
7
7
10
6
8
7
Jabra Elite 85h

Jabra Elite 85h review

May 25, 2020

Jabra Elite 85h are versatile over ear headphones of an American brand. They have closed back cups a...

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Common

Product

Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

Model

Elite 85h
BackBeat FIT 500

Brand

Jabra
Plantronics

Reviews

911
388

General

Wearing style

over ear
on 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
5Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

92

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

295/10.4
155/5.4

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

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0
4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

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

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

36 (41 without noise cancelling)
18

Charging time, hrs

1.5

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
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500
Jabra Elite 85h
Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 5.6
  • 7.5Jabra Elite 85h
  • 5.6Plantronics BackBeat FIT 500

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