When it comes to real wireless headphones, the Jabra consistently covers almost all bases. The company has continued to improve its design, features and technology since the Elite 65t, but there was still one thing missing: a cheap model for about $ 100. Today, Jabra Elite 3 is changing as it announces: at $ 80, it’s a real wireless headset with more features than we’ve seen for that price.
Like the other two new models that Jabra debuted today, the Elite 3 has a new design with small headphones that say it’s comfortable enough to wear all day. In addition, the buds are IP55 resistant to dust and water, so you won’t have to worry about using them for training or being in the rain. Despite the lower price, you get controls that can be customized anywhere with physical buttons, not touch. Jabra gives you options like play / pause, track control, volume, voice assistant and one-touch access to Spotify. You can also activate HearThrough mode with a single click on the company’s surround sound name. There is no option for active noise cancellation (ANC), as these headphones only offer passive noise isolation.
Jabra says he is starting to build a more affordable set of headphones that “still offer exceptional sound quality.” To do this, the company relies on 6 mm drives with aptX support. Elite 3 has four microphones for calls, so you can use it with Zoom between podcasts. Assemble the EQ, control the aircraft, etc. Plus, Elite 3 works with Google Fast Pair on Android devices, so installation there should be quick and easy.
Jabra says the Elite 3 will last up to seven hours with three additional charges in this case. The quick filling feature allows you to use the box for up to an hour after 10 minutes. When it comes time to charge the whole set, you will need a USB-C cable as this model does not support wireless charging.
Elite 3 will go on sale tomorrow (September 1) on Jabra’s website and Amazon for $ 79.99 in dark gray, navy blue, beige and light purple.
In addition to the Elite 3, Jabra has introduced a new flagship model against noise, along with the Elite 7 Pro. There is also a sports version of these headphones (Elite 7 Active), but Pro offers adjustable ANC, customizable control, long battery life and wireless charging. Jabra has a new technology called MultiSensor Voice, which the company says will improve your voice during calls and Zoom meetings. These two options are more expensive between $ 180 and $ 200, and will not be on sale until October 1.
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