Jabra Elite 65t Review

The Jabra Elite 65t wireless headphones are perfect sports headphones that deliver high-quality and customizable sound, and their noise-cancelling functionality is on point.

This, in addition to their sleek design, a comfortable fit, and excellent sweat-resistance.

Each earpiece comprises microphones which ensures all your calls are crisp and clear.

The battery life is pretty decent at 5 hours and you’ll be happy with the battery’s quick charge that gives you up to 1.5 hours of battery life from a 15 minutes charge.

That said, what sets the Jabra Elite 65t headphones apart from competitors?

Here is a comprehensive review;

1. Build Quality and Design

The Jabra Elite 65t has a more refined design that looks even better on your ears.

In fact, when compared to their other Elite predecessors, it’s pretty clear that Jabra did a complete design overhaul that gives it a sleek and tough look.

The earbuds are significantly bigger compared to most wireless in-ear headphones. This might make you think, “will they really hold securely in my ears?”

Well, even though they are slightly larger and have no fins or wings to hold the earbuds in place, they surprisingly fit very well.

Most people who’ve bought the earphones have expressed their satisfaction regarding the secure and comfortable fit provided by the Jabra Elite 65t.

To ensure a comfortable and secure fit, Jabra has included 3 sets of ear gels in different sizes.

All you have to do is choose the perfect size for comfort and great sound all the time.

Surprisingly though, the earbuds look quite small while on your ears, which is a good thing.

The build is quite sturdy and durable as well. They are built with soft yet sturdy and long-lasting plastic that is comfortable to wear even for extended periods.

Even with their plastic construction, they look and feel like a premium product.

Each earbud has two main control buttons.

The right earbud lets you play/pause/ or make calls when you PRESS ONCE, and control Voice Assistants like Google Assistant or Siri when you PRESS and HOLD.

The left earbud, on the other hand, lets you control the volume as well as track-skipping.

The controls are easy to use as the layout is quite simple.

Still, on build and design, you’ll be happy to know that the Jabra 65t boasts of an IP55-rated design.

The number 5 means that the earphones are protected against dust while the 6 means that they can withstand extreme pressure from water jets and sprays.

They are also backed by a 2-Year Warranty against damage from water and dust.

Because this design makes the earbuds water and dust resistant, don’t be afraid to wear them during your workouts or sports.

Included is a protective charging case that is compact and features a micro USB charging port.

To charge the earphones, you’ll have to put them back in the case and plug the charger via the port.

Overall, the wire-free Jabra Elite 65t is designed to your liking and with a secure and comfortable fit, you can wear them for hours without getting your ears numb.

They will last long thanks to their sturdy and durable plastic construction.

Plus the fact that they are dust and water-resistant means you can enjoy your favorite songs even in the toughest environments.

2. Sound Quality and Noise Cancellation

The sound quality of the Jabra Elite 65t is quite excellent. It’s well balanced with a good amount of bass that doesn’t sound too messy at high volume.

Jabra offers some EQ presets in its app to let you easily fine-tune the 65t’s sound as you desire.

The wireless connectivity is impressive as well. When connected to your phone, the Jabra Elite 65t earphones lets you listen to music or make calls without having to worry about audio dropouts.

It delivers a crisp and clear sound without even trying, and this is what makes this particular model such a popular option for many people.

Speaking of calls, the Jabra Elite 65t makes your conversations exceptionally clear regardless of the environment you’re in.

Thanks to the built-in high-performance 4 Microphone Technology, these earphones only let audio in from just a single direction.

In other words, it only lets your voice in while blocking nearby voices.

Your conversations are made even clearer by the microphone’s tip 30-degree curved design that minimizes wind noise.

The microphone tips also include some little perforations that further enhance acoustic performance while effectively curbing wind flow around the mic tip.

Still, on sound performance, a combination of the Jabra sound plus their App offers an easy and convenient way to personalize your sound.

Basically, it lets you personalize and greatly enhance your music, calls, and audio experience in a way you never imagined was possible.

It’s the perfect combination for delivering the exact sound experience you want.

The Jabra app also lets you choose your preferred Voice Assistants like Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and more.

The earbuds are fully compatible with both Apple and Android devices.

As far as noise cancellation is concerned, the Jabra Elite 65t earphones offer superior noise reduction compared to most of its competitors in the market.

With their HearThrough technology, the Jabra allows you to be more aware of your surroundings as it conveniently filters all the external distractions near you- simply at the touch of a button.

Thanks to their effective and convenient noise-handling, you get to achieve exceptional sound clarity while listening to music or making calls especially in noisy environments

Overall, Jabra Elite 65t’s sound quality and noise handling are quite remarkable.

The wireless connectivity is truly admirable and with Bluetooth 5.0, you get to seamlessly connect the 65t to your smartphone.

3. Fit, Stability, and Comfort

Like we said earlier, the earbuds are a little bit bigger compared to most models.

Some people might wonder whether they’ll actually fit securely in their ears.

Well, despite the size, the Jabra Elite 65t earphones are designed in such a way that allows users to enjoy a secure and comfortable fit, even during workouts or sports.

Their unique shape eliminates the need to have additional stability wings or fins.

Instead, Jabra has included Eargels that kind of stick into your ear, ensuring not only a secure and stable fit, but also increases comfort so you can wear them for hours without experiencing numbness, fatigue, or headaches.

The EarGels come in three different sizes, so you can simply choose a size that best suits your comfort needs and listening experience.

Of course, the lack of stability wings/fins means you cannot adjust them to fit your large or small ears.

That’s why the eagles are available in 3 different sizes to cater to different groups of users.

Plus the fact that they are wireless means they won’t hinder your movements.

Given that these earphones are mainly designed for sports, workouts, and all sorts of activities, their excellent breathability comes in very handy.

The earbuds are highly breathable which means they’ll remain cool, making them an excellent choice for sports, workouts, and any other rigorous activities.

Overall, these are some of the most comfortable earphones you’ll find and the fact that they offer a stable and secure fit makes them perfect for sports and workouts.

Plus their breathability and soft feel will let you enjoy an unlimited amount of listening experience.

4. Battery Life

The battery life of Jabra Elite 65t is pretty decent. According to Jabra, you’ll get up to 5.1 hours of battery life during continuous use from a single charge, plus an additional 10 extra hours in the charging case.

That makes a total of 15 hours which is enough to last you throughout the day.

5.1 hours of continuous use isn’t that bad for a pair of earphones. More would have been better but let’s just say that 5 hours is quite decent.

Plus the fact that you get an additional 10 hours while the earphones are in the case is quite impressive.

The earphones are clearly good at saving energy so you can enjoy your favorite music anytime you feel like.

You’ll also love the quick charge feature that gives you a whopping 1.5 hours from a mere 15-minute charge, which is impressive.

Speaking of energy-saving, the earphones automatically turn off when not in use so as to salvage the remaining power.

The only problem is that the auto-timer only turns off after 1 hour of inactivity.

Of course, waiting for a whole hour to turn the earphones off does waste power, which is a little bit disappointing.

But then, you can always turn it off when not in use to save power.

Jabra Elite 65t Review-Wrapping it Up

It’s always nice to give compliments where it’s due and in this case, we have to give it up to Jabra for creating a revolutionary piece of tech that is truly designed to enhance the listening experience of its users.

The Jabra Elite 65t headphones are proof that wireless earphones can offer an extraordinary listening experience and so much more.

The build is excellent, the comfort unmatched, and the sound plus noise cancelling superior.

Coupled with the fact that they are a little bit cheaper compared to most of its competitors, the Jabra Elite is truly a remarkable pair of earphones that are worth getting.

We would have preferred a longer battery life but 5 hours of playback is still decent.

Overall, the Jabra Elite 65t earphones are totally worth purchasing and of course, you’ll enjoy a worry-free purchase since they come with a 2-Year Warranty!

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