Jabra Evolve2 85 UC Stereo Wireless Headset

(USB Dongle, Bluetooth & 3.5mm) + Microsoft Teams Button

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  • Digital hybrid Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
  • Connects via Bluetooth, USB-A or USB-C Dongle, and 3.5mm jack 
  • 37 hour talk time
  • 10-microphone technology
  • Busylight visible from all angles
  • Soft memory-foam cushions for all-day comfort

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Jabra Evolve2 85 UC Stereo Wireless Headset
It’s Not Just New In Every Way.
It’s The New Standard.

Jabra Evolve2 85 Specs


NOISE CANCELLATION – Hear yourself think.

We set out to create instant quiet, anywhere. The result is a world-class professional headset with cutting-edge digital hybrid Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), powered by our most advanced digital chipset ever, and designed for incredible noise isolation; just put it on for instant immersion in your thoughts. It’s time to change the game. Welcome to the new standard.

Jabra Evolve2 85 work desk


BUSYLIGHT – Don’t hide when you’re in your stride.

We’ve taken our busylight to a whole new level, making it visible from any direction. The red light is automatically activated when you’re on a call or in a meeting, or you can activate it yourself at the touch of a button. So, even when you’re right in the middle of everything, your busylight will protect you from all angles, and all interruptions. For that reason, it’s like having a built-in security guard for your concentration.


Dual Speakers for Great Music Listening

MUSIC – Bigger speakers. Better sound. Boom.

We’ve built this headset with powerful leak-tolerant 40mm speakers. Factor in our advanced digital chipset and the latest AAC codec, and your music will be sounding better than ever. Good things come to those who wait. This is certainly the audio experience you’ve been waiting for.


CALLS – It’s your call…

We know that being heard and understood with absolute clarity keeps your calls seamless and professional. So, we took the incredible call performance of our world-leading Evolve Series, and we made it even better by building in 10 microphones (yes, 10), powered by that advanced digital chipset we keep talking about, for outstanding call quality, every time. Because when you’re making an important call, clarity is everything.


UC-CERTIFICATION – UC-certified means UC-satisfied.

Satisfaction guaranteed isn’t something you hear very often these days, but we’re bringing it back; Evolve2 85 works with all leading Unified Communications (UC) platforms, for truly seamless collaboration. If your UC platform of choice is Microsoft Teams, the Evolve2 85 is perfectly adapted and optimized to give you the best experience with the platform.


BATTERY – Long week? We’ve got you covered.

When you finally find a headset that you just can’t do without, it’s good to know you don’t have to. We’ve used our advanced battery efficiency technology to squeeze every last minute of juice out of this powerful headset. The result is an industry-leading 37-hour battery life (powered by that mighty little chipset again). And because we like to cover all bases, there’s always the handy charging stand – just in case. In short, the Evolve2 85 will get you through the week.

Full charge Get 37 hours battery life in 2.5 hours
Fast charge Get 8 hours battery life in 15 minutes


COMFORT – Upgrade to business class.

We took biometric measurements of hundreds of heads to create a perfect design that adjusts to fit every size and shape. Then, we added soft memory foam ear cushions to make it supremely comfortable; so comfortable, you’ll forget it’s even there. Finally, we assembled it using durable, premium materials. As a result, it’s comfort that’s in a class of its own.

Comfortable Headset



TECHNOLOGY – Thinking outside the box.

As far as things in boxes go, this is kind of a big deal. Before you’ve even unboxed it, you’re holding a pioneering piece of tech that’s leagues ahead of any other headset. But because we have one eye on the future, firmware upgrades and value packs are already on the way to boost it even further. Consequently, if you think it’s great now, just wait…

Evolve2 85 Exploded View


DESIGN – Business. Casual.

Move seamlessly from the office to on-the-go, with a contemporary casual design and a discrete hidden boom arm that still guarantees exceptional professional sounding calls, even when tucked away. Most noteworthy,  when you’re on the go, only you’ll know you’re working.

Jabra Evolve2 85 UC Stereo Wireless Headset Benefits:

  • Digital hybrid Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
  • Works with all smart devices using USB-A or USB-C and 3.5mm jack
  • 10-microphone call technology
  • Busy light visible from all angles to avoid co-worker interruptions
  • 37 hour battery life
  • Call control buttons on headset
  • Boom arm can be tucked into headset
  • Made for voice and music listening pleasure with 40mm speakers
  • Brilliant audio with our most advanced digital chipset
  • Soft memory foam cushions for all-day wearing comfort

Technical Specifications:


  • Speaker size: 40mm
  • Music mode: 20Hz – 20,000Hz
  • Speak mode: 100Hz-8,000Hz
  • Microphone frequency range: 100Hz-14kHz
  • User hearing protection: Jabra SafeTone
  • Industrial Certifications: Leading UC venders, Microsoft Teams Open Office


  • Connection (mini jack, USB, etc): USB-A/USB-C Bluetooth adapter, 3.5mm jack, Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth device: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 5.0
  • Operating range: Up to 100ft
  • Simultaneous Bluetooth connections: 2


  • Talk time: Up to 37 hrs (with ANC/busylight off)/ 20 hrs (with ANC/busylight on)
  • Music time: Up to 37 hrs (with ANC off)/ Up to 32 hrs (with ANC on)
  • Charging time: Up to 140 min


  • Weight: Evolve2 85 Stereo headset 286 g
  • Warranty: 2 years

UC Versions

  • SKU: Jabra Evolve2 85 – USB-A UC Stereo with Charging Stand – Black | 28599-989-989
  • SKU: Jabra Evolve2 85 – USB-C UC Stereo with Charging Stand – Black | 28599-989-889
  • UPC: 0706487020462 (USB-A) | 0706487020424 (USB-C)

Microsoft Teams Versions

  • SKU/Teams: Jabra Evolve2 85 – USB-A MS Teams Stereo with Charging Stand – Black | 28599-999-989
  • SKU/Teams: Jabra Evolve2 85 – USB-C MS Teams Stereo with Charging Stand – Black | 28599-999-889
  • UPC: 0706487020547 (MS Teams USB-A) | 0706487020509 (MS Teams USB-C)

What Comes In The Box:

  • Evolve2 85 Stereo headset
  • Desk stand
  • Jabra Link 380 BT adapter
  • USB-C to USB-A cable (3.9 ft)
  • 3.5 mm jack audio cable (3.9 ft)
  • Flight adapter
  • Carry case
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty leaflets


Frequently Asked Questions:

How does Jabra Evolve2 differ from the Jabra Evolve Series?
Jabra Evolve2 is a new range within the existing Evolve Series. We have re-engineered the products in the new range in every single way. Evolve is the world’s leading professional headset series — In conclusion, with Evolve2 we are setting the new standard.

Can I use Jabra Evolve2 85 with my smartphone and tablet?
Yes. You can connect your headset to both your computer (with the supplied Jabra Link 380 Bluetooth adapter) and your smartphone or tablet at the same time.

Can I connect my headset using both USB-A and USB-C?
Yes. You can choose between a USB-A or USB-C Bluetooth adapter.

Can I stream music to this device?
Yes. Jabra Evolve2 85 features powerful leak-tolerant 40mm speakers and the latest AAC codec, giving you high-definition audio for an immersive music experience.

Can I pair this headset with iPhone and Android?
Yes. The first time you turn on your Jabra Evolve2 85, it is ready to pair with your mobile device.

Does it work with Mac and PC?
Yes. It works with both systems.

Does it work with Microsoft Teams?
Yes. Jabra Evolve2 85 comes in two variants – UC-certified and optimized for Teams.

Does the headset come with the Bluetooth adapter?
Yes. The headset is supplied with the Jabra Link 380.

What is the wireless range from my computer/mobile device?
Whether you use the supplied Bluetooth adapter with your computer, or you are connected to a mobile device, you will get up to 30 m/100 ft wireless range whilst on a softphone call or listening to music.

How long does the battery last?
With Evolve2 85 you will get up to 37 hours battery life.

How do I charge the headset?
You can use the USB cable provided to connect to your computer power to recharge, or use the charging stand.

Does the headset come with a charging stand?
Different ordering variations are available. There is a handy optional charging stand, which is available under certain SKU’s.

What are the benefits of Evolve2 models that are certified for Microsoft Teams?

The Evolve2 also has models that are certified for Microsoft Teams support Microsoft Teams as a plug-and-play experience. The plug-and-play experience includes these benefits:

  • Automatic selection as the default audio device.
  • A dedicated Microsoft Teams button to:
    • Notifications of Microsoft Teams LED flashes purple when
          • Microsoft Teams meeting ready to join, missed call, and voicemails
      • Microsoft Teams LED flashes green with an incoming Microsoft Teams call
      • Invocations
          • Answering incoming Microsoft Teams calls
          • Opening the meeting “pre-join” screen
          • Open missed calls screen
          • Open Microsoft Teams voicemail screen
          • Bring up Microsoft Teams client from the background
  • Voice prompt when the user is wearing the headset

If you are not using Microsoft Teams as your UC client, therefore we recommend choosing the standard UC variant, which is certified for all leading UC platforms like Cisco, Mitel, Avaya and more.

What does “meeting Open Office requirements” mean?
When the Evolve2 85’s boom arm is pulled down, it meets premium microphone for open office standards. This qualification is the strictest test requirement of how the headset microphone suppresses surrounding noise and office conversation from multiple directions. Above all, It is the ultimate reassurance that your headset will excel in an open office environment.

Does it have a 3.5 mm jack?
Yes. The 3.5 mm jack lets you connect to a personal device – like a smartphone or tablet – to work or listen to music.

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28599-989-989 (USB-A UC), 28599-989-889 (USB-C UC), 28599-999-989 (MS Teams USB-A), 28599-999-889 (MS Teams USB-C)


0706487020462 (USB-A), 0706487020424 (USB-C), 0706487020547 (MS Teams USB-A), 0706487020509 (MS Teams USB-C)


3.5mm Connection, Computer USB-A, Computer USB-C, Mobile Bluetooth Device

Headset Wearing Style

Headband Dual Ear

Headset Weight

286 grams

Roam Distance

100 feet

Talk Time

37 hours

USB Connection Type

Standard USB-A, Standard USB-C, Teams (Microsoft) USB-A, Teams (Microsoft) USB-C




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1 review for Jabra Evolve2 85 UC Stereo Wireless Headset

  1. Daryl (verified owner)

    Superior Noise Cancelling but it turns off every call.
    We tested and compared against many other very expensive headsets and this one performed the best but when you start a call the ANC resets so if you are making a hundred calls per day you need to turn the ANC on 100 times… super annoyed. Jabra said this was a safety feature and cant tell me if they are going to change this although other customers have requested it.

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