Jabra announces the arrival of its first true wireless sports earbuds, which is now available at S$368 from selected stores in Singapore (full list of retailers below). The Elite Sport, the first in line of the premium Elite franchise, will feature two completely independent wireless earbuds, packed full of audio innovations and fitness features designed with the active user in mind.
True Wireless for Complete Freedom
The Jabra Elite Sport delivers a cord-free audio experience, with outstanding stereo sound for calls and music, as well as full sports functionality. With three ear gels, three sizes of ear foams and three wingtips, users are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding the best fit for their ears. Active users no longer have to worry about an earbud slipping out at the wrong time during an intensive workout session.
Superior Audio Quality With Noise Cancellation
Featuring two microphones in each ear bud, the ear buds are designed to pick up your voice through the first microphone, while the other aims to pick up external noises. The Jabra Elite Sport can switch between the earbuds receiving the least noise, as well as remove the background noise by differentiating the separate feeds it receives on each ear bud, leaving only the crystal-clear clarity of your voice in any environment.
Medical grade credentials
Pioneers in sound from sports earbuds to hearing aids, Jabra (as part of the GN Group) has used its unique understanding of high-quality sound in the development of Jabra Elite Sport. Created in collaboration with engineers from ReSound, a specialist in medical grade sound solutions and a world leader in Smart Hearing Aids, Jabra Elite Sport draws on more than 145 years of experience in hearing innovation and fit.
Hear Your Surroundings While Running
When activated, the Elite Sport’s HearThrough technology allows the in-ear speakers to recreate ambient sounds, ensuring that runners are aware of their surroundings including unexpected incoming traffic and other dangers, while plugged in.
Both Mono and Stereo
The Elite Sport comes with two individual earbuds, offering users the option to use a singular earbud for mono playback and calls through its primary (right) earbud which communicates directly to the user’s smartphone via Bluetooth. The secondary (left) earbud, which connects to the primary earbud via near field magnetic induction, automatically reconnects when both earbuds are placed within 25cm, allowing for a seamless transition between conversation and stereo music.
The Perfect Fitness Gadget
The Jabra Elite Sport features a heart-rate sensor in its right ear bud that ensures an above 90% accuracy reading. Through its integrated app, users can gauge their fitness level via the VO2 Max measurement, as well as improve their run timings through the race-time predictor, and plan their workouts for maximum effectiveness with the recovery advisor. The updates are delivered in real-time via the intelligent in-ear coaching, ensuring an uninterrupted workout. The Jabra Sport Life app also captures and tracks your fitness development over time, providing a range of information to help you improve your fitness level in the future, including distance covered, pace, route, calories burnt and training effect.
The Elite Sport is sweat proof and comes with an IP67 waterproof rating. The earbuds have been tested to work for at least 30 minutes whilst submerged in up to one metre of water, making it the perfect fitness earbud under any weather and training conditions.
3+6 hours of Battery Life
With a talk and music battery life of three hours per charge, the Jabra Elite Sport is among the longest lasting true-wireless earbuds in the market today. The earbuds also come with an on-the-go charging case, which provides an additional two full charges, or six extra hours, of juice.
Works on both iOS and Android
The Elite Sport’s call and music functions supports all major smartphone operating systems with Bluetooth, while its performance tracking and fitness apps are available on both Android and iOS devices.
Three Year Warranty
As a training partner, Jabra Elite Sport has the added assurance of a three-year extended warranty in Singapore, the longest of any true wireless headsets.
Features and specifications:
- Superior sound with up to three hours of music and calls (plus up to six hours additional charge from the portable charging case
- Flexible wearing options with single or stereo earbud use
- Advanced heart rate analysis with automatic fitness level testing of VO2 Max, recovery advisor and race predictor
- In-ear audio coaching with real-time feedback
- Integrated Training Management with Jabra Sport Life app
- Three-year warranty against sweat and waterproof to IP67 rating
- Secure fit – perform at your best with incredibly light, ultra-secure earbuds
- Supports all major smartphone operating systems, including Android & iOS
- Integrated Jabra Sport Life app and support for all leading third-party fitness apps
Pricing and availability
The Jabra Elite Sport (S$368) is now available at selected outlets from the following retailers and selected Jabra resellers:
- Harvey Norman
- Best Denki
- Connect IT
- Lazada (Online – Preorder only)