Jabra Elite 85t TWS with ANC launched in India for ₹18,999

Jabra Elite 85t TWS with ANC launched in India for ₹18,999

After unveiling the Elite 85t in the US and Europe earlier this year in September, Danish audio equipment manufacturer Jabra has now launched its latest TWS earbuds in the Indian market. The all-new Jabra Elite 85t feature the same semi-open design as the Elite 75t, with some minor tweaks to make the new earbuds more comfortable. But while the design isn’t all that new, Jabra has included one noteworthy feature in the latest model — active noise cancellation support.

Jabra claims that the new Elite 85t comes equipped with a dedicated ANC chip to offer “the most cutting-edge noise-cancellation technology on the market.” Jabra has updated its companion app with the new ANC feature, which now gives users access to 11 levels of controls — from full ANC to full HearThrough (Jabra’s marketing term for transparency mode).

Jabra Elite 85t with case on white background

The Jabra Elite 85t pack in 12mm drivers that offer “big sound and powerful bass” and a six microphone array (three on each ear, two on the outside, one on the inside) with improved wind noise protection for calls, along with Siri and Google Assistant support. The Elite 85t comes with oval-shaped silicone ear gels that offer a better seal and improved passive noise isolation.

The Jabra Elite 85t offers up to 5.5 hours of playback with ANC turned on and an additional 25 hours with the Qi-certified wireless charging case. With ANC turned off, the earbuds are rated for up to 31 hours of total playback. Other features include an IPX4 rating for water and sweat resistance and customizable playback controls using the Sound+ companion app.

Pricing and Availability

The Jabra Elite 85t is priced at ₹18,999 and it will be available in the Titanium Black colorway on Amazon from December 1st. Jabra plans to offer other colorways in the country by January next year.

It’s worth noting that while the Jabra Elite 75t didn’t launch with active noise cancellation support, Jabra released a firmware update earlier this year to bring the feature to the earbuds. The Elite 75t is currently available on Amazon for ₹10,999, which is ₹3,000 lower than its usual sale price of ₹13,999.

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