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Jabra Elite Sport (2016)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 149 reviews of Jabra Elite Sport (2016). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Views about the reliability and portability are overall positive. The comfort and usability also get good views, but many are negative about the bass quality and price.

sound, usability, comfort, portability, reliability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Jabra Elite Sport (2016) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ted Kritsonis (digitaltrends.com)

Jabra Elite Sport review

 

If you want more than just cord-free music, the Elite Sport deliver in a way other wireless earbuds don't.

Consistent audio quality ; Plenty of fit options ; Impressive sweat and waterproofing ; 3-year warranty

Takes perseverance to find a perfect fit ; Fear of loss never goes away

The Elite Sport are a culmination product, in some respects, as Jabra has evolved its sport earbuds into a solid product that fits well and leaves the cords behind, but you pay a price for the result. At $250, they are expensive, especially when...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Tim Gideon, Victoria Song (pcmag.com)

Jabra Elite Sport

 

With boosted bass response, a heart rate sensor, and a waterproof design, the Jabra Elite Sport is a quality wire-free earphone pair aimed at athletes and exercise buffs.

Powerful audio performance with boosted bass. Waterproof design. HearThrough lets you to monitor your surroundings while listening to audio. Built-in heart rate sensor and accelerometer.

Expensive. Short battery life. Audio not for those seeking a crisp, defined response.

Sonically, the Jabra Elite Sport is a bass-forward earphone pair that could use a little more high-mid presence to make things pop, but it will likely appeal to those motivated by deep lows while exercising. In terms of fit and design, the Elite Sport...

May, 2017

Expert review by : Sam Vafaei , Marc Henney, Yannick Khong (rtings.com)

Jabra Elite Sport HEADPHONES

 

The Jabra Elite Sport are good headphones for running and working out, but they also do well for most use cases. They have a decently sturdy and rugged design with easy-to-use controls but a mediocre layout. They also sound moderately well-balanced...

Stable and breathable for sports. ; Good range and wireless connection. ; Good customizable app.

Not as comfortable for everyone. ; Sub-par microphone.

May, 2018

Expert review by : Samuel Huang (gstylemag.com)

Jabra Elite Sport Wireless Earbuds [Review]

 

A common factor that I think we can all agree upon when it comes to our fitness is that a good workout seems to go by a lot quicker and easier when we have some solid tunes to listen to. Whether it be with your phone's speakers, headphones, earbuds, or...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Chance Kinney (chipchick.com)

Jabra Elite Sport True Wireless Earbuds Review (2nd Gen)

 

Usually, a refreshed device that simply tacks on a little battery life and nothing else wouldn't be all that exciting, but it's just that little tweak that has taken the Jabra Elite Sport true wireless earbuds from a great product to a potential...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : The Good Housekeeping Institute (goodhousekeeping.com)

Jabra Elite Sport Wireless Earphones Review

 

The Good Housekeeping Institute has always been a fan of Jabra's line of sports headphone and we were impressed with the new Jabra Sport Elite earbuds.

No wires;Comes with compact charging case;Has three sizes of bud tips, in both silicon and form;Two wing tip options for added security;Built-in heart rate monitor;Sweat resistant — with a 3 year warranty against failure due to sweat;In-ear audio...

Poor battery life compared with similar models;Can be hard to place in charging case

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Mike Prospero (tomsguide.com)

Jabra Elite Sport Earbuds Review: Overpriced Underperformers

 

Jabra packed plenty of features into its Elite Sport earbuds, but they're not upper-echelon. They deliver great sound, and their Bluetooth connection is steady and strong.

Maintains a strong Bluetooth connection ; Good audio quality ; Guided cross-training workouts ; Lots of ear sizing options

Bland, chunky design ; Buttons are hard to press ; Syncs only with Strava ; Inaccurate heart-rate monitor

The Jabra Elite Sport earbuds pack in a ton of features, but inaccurate heart-rate readings and poor ergonomics mar the experience.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: Jabra Sport Elite Bluetooth Headphones

 

Jabra's take on cord-free Bluetooth headphones are the Elite Sport. These earbuds handle music, phone calls, and fitness thanks to an included heart rate monitor and phone-based coaching software. The Elite Sport fare well in this nascent category of...

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : Valentina Palladino (arstechnica.com)

Jabra Elite Sport wireless review: one day, these buds could replace your current tracker

 

Fitness buffs will love how much they can do with them, but $250 is still steep.

Comfortable design with multiple bud tip and ear wing options. ; Can track cardio and strength exercises. ; Charging case helps fuel the buds when they've run out of battery and helps keep them from getting lost. ; Jabra Sport Life app is easy to use...

Heart rate monitor consistently under-reads pulse during high-intensity exercise. ; Battery life is pretty short.

If you buy the Jabra Elite Sport headphones, you'll do so because they're convenient. The earbud form-factor is convenient for fitness tracking, since most people listen to music, podcasts, or other forms of audio entertainment while working out. Jabra...

Dec, 2016

Expert review by : Adam Clark Estes (gizmodo.com)

I'm Amazed By How Much I Love These Earbuds

 

A weird thing about reviewing gadgets for a living is that my neighbors notice. Sometimes they just call me out for getting a lot packages in the mail. Other times, they ask me for advice. One neighbor recently pointed out the $190 Jabra 65t Elite...

Great microphone and noise-cancelling

Great microphone and noise-cancelling

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