Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Live Pro 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||JBL Live Pro 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX5|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10.6mm||11mm|
|sound pressure level||92dB/mW||93dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||30hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✓||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
IP ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, JBL Live Pro 2 have a rating of IPX5 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a lower liquid rating than JBL Live Pro 2
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
The JBL Live Pro 2, at 9.6g are lighter than the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by -2.4g
True wireless devices have no wires linking any part of the device together, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds .
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the 2 earbuds .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro are resistant to sweat
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced technology to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (noise) then adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes both devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and JBL Live Pro 2 operate with different noise cancellation settings, pick the mode that suits your commute or that enhances your chill time.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 driver unit is 11mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 0.4mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio device produces high human frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this implies that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro generate a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Live Pro 2
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's measurement is 92dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
JBL Live Pro 2's sound pressure level measurement is 93dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be perceived differently by different persons, so we need to have a way of getting a standard measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
JBL Live Pro 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 6 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for extended periods.
JBL Live Pro 2 takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
JBL Live Pro 2's battery capacity is 65mAh, battery power, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
JBL Live Pro 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
JBL Live Pro 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro will work well with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
The JBL Live Pro 2 support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have 6 microphones.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphones are 6, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out noise.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
JBL Live Pro 2 support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your device to find them.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to charge a device.
JBL Live Pro 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The JBL Live Pro 2 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications coming from another device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a control panel on them.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro .
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.