The addition of the bluetooth adapter makes the Jabra Evolve2 Buds unique during use. With a wireless connection distance of 20 meters, Evolve2 Buds can perform with ease even in the face of complex office scenarios. As a true wireless earphones tailored for hybrid office and remote office, Evolve 2 Buds is very stable and mature in terms of radio, noise cancellation and stability. If you also want to experience the seamless connection of bluetooth earphones during office work, then Jabra Evolve2 Buds can definitely help you.
Jabra Evolve2 Buds specs and features:
- Bluetooth 5.2 with AAC codec
- 8 hours playback of per charge (ANC ON)
- Charging case can charge earbuds fully 3 times
- Support ANC mode, transparent mode
- Support dual device connection
- IPX57 waterproof rating (earbuds)
- $269 – Check latest price on Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon Germany or other Amazon countries
Design & Comfort
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds charging case is designed in black matte, which is not easy to be stained with fingerprints. It is small in size and can be easily put into the pocket of jeans. There is an indicator light in the middle of the front, and the Microsoft Teams certification logo is printed in the lower left corner, indicating that earbuds can provide an excellent collaboration experience in office use.
The bottom left of the back of the charging case is the Type-C charging port. At the bottom is the Qi wireless charging certification logo, indicating that the charging case supports Qi wireless charging.
Jabra Evolve 2 Buds earbuds adopt black color as a whole, and the design style is calm and mature. The design of the earbuds sound cavity is round and full, and the closed design allows the earbuds to fit as closely as possible in the ear canal, thereby further isolating noise. The outer Jabra Logo area is the touch area of the earbud, and it is also a physical button. In addition, there is a status indicator hidden on the side of the Logo, through which the earbud connection status can be judged.
There are metal charging contacts on the inside of the earbud, and the words “L/R” are printed on the top of the metal contacts, which is convenient for users to distinguish between left and right ears during use. Jabra Evolve2 Buds support mono mode, which can flexibly use either earbud on the left or right during use. The earbuds support IP57 waterproof and dustproof capabilities, so you don’t need to worry about touching the earbuds even in the face of rain or wet hands, which greatly improves the durability of the earbuds.
The shape of earbuds is ergonomically designed, which can fit our ear canal well and improve wearing comfort. It is almost non-sense to wear, and there will be no discomfort when worn for a long time.
The buttons on the outside of the earbuds adopt the method of physical buttons, which has higher operation accuracy and is not easy to accidentally touch. And the micro switch feels crisp, rebounds quickly, and is not sloppy, which is convenient for us to press and operate.
Open the case cover, there is a bluetooth adapter in addition to the earbuds. The adapter can be purchased with a choice of USB-A or USB-C version. After actual testing, just plug the bluetooth adapter into the USB port of the computer, and the earbuds can automatically connect to the computer audio source without additional pairing process.
After actual measurement, the overall weight of Jabra Evolve2 Buds is about 63.7g, and the weight of a single earbud is about 5.5g.
Connectivity & APP
Jabra Evolve2 Buds adopts Bluetooth 5.2 technology, which has good compatibility, fast connection and stronger anti-interference ability. In scenarios with many devices and complex RF environment, it can continue to provide more stable connection performance.
When connecting for the first time, simply select “Jabra Evolve2 Buds” in your phone’s bluetooth device list to connect quickly. Open the charging case for subsequent use to connect to a successfully paired bluetooth device.
Connecting using a bluetooth adapter is just as quick and easy. The adapter is pre-paired with earbuds bluetooth, and the USB-A port is also compatible with most devices. Simply plug the bluetooth adapter into the USB-A port of the device to achieve a smooth plug-and-play experience without installing drivers, software, or settings.
It is also worth mentioning that earbuds support simultaneous connection to mobile phone bluetooth and adapters, which can be switched freely when needed. In terms of multi-device connection performance, Jabra Evolve2 Buds can match up to 8 devices and can maintain simultaneous connection with two devices.
Bluetooth Connection: The earbuds are stably connected to the mobile phone within a distance of 10 meters. In an environment without obstacles, the connection will be intermittent after being more than 11 meters away from the phone, which is similar to the performance of other true wireless earphones.
Bluetooth Adapter Connection: After plugging in the bluetooth adapter, the connection performance and connection stability can be enhanced, and the frequency of dropped calls can be reduced. At the same time, it supports a wireless connection distance of up to 20 meters.
The Jabra Evolve2 Buds support the Jabra Sound+ App. In the APP, you can check the connection status and remaining power of the device, and make personalized adjustments to the active noise cancellation and transparent mode of the headset. You can also adjust the music equalizer, switch EQ presets, choose background sounds, and make other customizations.
The Jabra Sound+ App can realize the white noise function, which can play soft sounds such as ocean waves and birdsong during the use of earbuds, so as to strengthen the shielding of surrounding noise. This function can suppress the high-volume noise in life to a certain extent, and it can also help sleep aid to a certain extent.
ANC Noise Cancellation & Calls
In terms of noise cancellation, Jabra Evolve2 Buds support 5-level ANC adjustment, and users can make personalized adjustments according to personal habits and preferences. At the same time, earbuds are also equipped with MyFit function, which can test the wearing tightness, strengthen the fit between earbuds and ears, and customize the exclusive personalized ANC experience for each person. The SafeTone function equipped with PeakStop technology can eliminate sudden high-decibel sounds and better protect hearing.
ANC quality: I tested it outdoors in a strong wind of level 7, and the earbuds can significantly suppress wind noise. In the process of commuting, I chose the subway for noise cancellation testing. This earbuds can filter out 99% of low-frequency noise, and the noise of subway operation can basically be filtered out. As for the background noise, if you don’t perceive it carefully, there is no such thing at all.
Calls: In actual experience, I choose the mobile version of Teams to set up a voice conference. The mobile phone device is iPhone 12, and the system is ios16. Choose the subway station and the roadside to connect to the phone, and at the same time, it is accompanied by a level 7 windy weather.During the actual call, with the noise cancellation and anti-wind noise of earbuds, you can clearly hear the content of the meeting. In addition, when talking, the excellent sound reception effect of Jabra Evolve2 Buds can effectively block the surrounding environmental sound. Even the whistle of a vehicle can effectively block most high-frequency noise. The actual radio effect is very good, which makes our online office communication better.
Jabra Evolve 2 Buds adds MultiSensor Voice technology in audio, which combines multiple microphones and bone conduction sensors to effectively block background noise during audio calls. Jabra Evolve 2 Buds sound purity and ability to suppress background noise are excellent, and the vocals are full and layered.
Jabra Evolve 2 Buds is positioned as true wireless bluetooth earphones for mixed office and remote office, so the noise cancellation capability during calls is particularly important. In the Jabra Sound+ App, the ANC level can be adjusted at multiple levels, so that users can find the most suitable noise cancellation gear for themselves and minimize environmental interference. In addition, earbuds also support the reduction of wind noise and high-decibel sound, which can reduce the surrounding environmental sound to ensure the quality of calls, and earbuds also have a transparent mode.
Battery Life, Latency and Sound Quality
When the ANC mode is turned on, the earbuds have a single battery life of up to 8 hours, the charging case can provide an additional 25 hours of battery life, and the overall comprehensive battery life can reach up to 33 hours.
In addition, Jabra Evolve2 Buds supports fast charging function: charging for 5 minutes, you can listen to songs for 1 hour. The charging case supports Qi wireless charging and is compatible with most wireless chargers.
In terms of latency testing, I connected the earbuds to the computer and played the audio-video synchronization test video to test the earbuds latency. After exporting audio data and comparing the audio waveforms, the audio delay of Jabra Evolve2 Buds is less than 30ms.
In terms of sound quality, the earbud has a built-in 6mm micro dynamic driver, supports AAC codec, and can retain more sound details when listening. The actual sense of hearing is fairly natural and balanced, and the performance of listening to multiple songs is remarkable, which can meet the wireless listening needs of daily audio-visual entertainment. The APP also provides a variety of EQ presets and self-tuning functions, so users can easily tune out their favorite sounds.