Jabra recently sent me a set of Jabra Revo on-ear headphones for review. Read on for my impressions!
Jabra recently sent me a set of Jabra Revo on-ear headphones for review. I recently told you about the new Jabra headsets here, and took this set on a trip to Japan to give them a shakedown.
The Jabra Revo is a wired headphone and is intended to deliver premium sound and features. This headphone retails for between $155 and $200 on Amazon.com, which is comparable with the pricing on the Beats Solo, my reference headphone in this category. Let’s start out with this introductory video from Jabra:
And here is the overview of the product from Jabra:
Revo: Plug in and experience the power with Jabra Revo.
Plug in & go.The perfect companion for your music device. The Jabra Revo headphones enhance your experience with convenient features and optimized sound. Play or pause your music, skip tracks and take calls with ease by using in-line controls instead of searching around for your phone. Hear and be heard with superior call quality.
Massive sound. We partnered with Dolby® to bring you powerful, mobile sound enhanced by Dolby Digital Plus. With Jabra’s exclusive Sound App, Dolby Digital Plus provides rich, full-spectrum stereo sound that brings your device to life and adds extra depth and dimension to your music.
Ultimate durability. Designed to be used and abused. These headphones are solidly built with aluminum and steel construction, a shatterproof, ultra-flexible headband and reinforced, fabric cables. Drop, bend, fold and cable-tested to the max to ensure they can take whatever life has in store.
Comfort & ease of use. Experience super comfort with Revo’s padded headband and plush, memory foam ear cups. Featuring two jack connectors so you can share music or films with a friend and a foldable design for quick, compact storage so can throw it in your bag and go.
Exclusive Jabra Sound App. Get an enhanced music experience with the Jabra Sound App – a music player that gives you the full Dolby Digital Plus sound and more. Use the App to create and browse through playlists, share music and adjust the graphic equalizer so you can play your tracks as you want to hear them.
Tested for life:
- Cable tested (to 15 kg / 33 lbs)
- Bend tested (10,000 times)
- Fold tested (3,500 times)
- Drop tested (from 2 m, 6’6’’)
- Connectivity: 3.5 mm JackConnectivity refers to the options for how the headset can be connected to another device, e.g. a phone, a PC or an amplifier
- Works with mobile phones
- Connects to a PC and can be used to stream music/sound and for voice calls
- Music Phone
- Frequency Response: HifiSpeakers with a hifi frequency sound produce a sound range well suited for realistic sound reproduction, e.g. Music
- Microphone Type: Omni Directional/noise filterEnhances call clarity by eliminating background noise from the office
- Microphone Sensitivity: Standard (E-STD)Standard (STD) variation microphone sensitivity is comparable to a normal telephone receiver and is used in most telephone devices
- Wearing Style: HeadbandA headband is a fully adjustable, over-the-head wearing style