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.
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison 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, JBL Live Pro 2 has a higher liquid rating than Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
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 with a difference -2.4g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
JBL Live Pro 2 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have sweat resistance
JBL Live Pro 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both JBL Live Pro 2 and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background noise.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for flights and morning travels. Each work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro stay tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down your environment noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a unit size of 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 earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by 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 , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they deliver better quality sound.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
JBL Live Pro 2's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the JBL Live Pro 2
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured 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. How loud something is can be considered differently by separate people, 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, a device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chanrgings.
JBL Live Pro 2's battery life is more than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, 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 more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several 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 highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
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 power 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 device, you simply place down on a supported 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 shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro use 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 electronics.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows 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 to connect 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 that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at the same 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 are planning on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
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).
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 background sounds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too use a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The JBL Live Pro 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -38dBV/Pa. The extent of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a calculation 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 channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The JBL Live Pro 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
JBL Live Pro 2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
JBL Live Pro 2 too have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your earbuds to find them.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
The JBL Live Pro 2 too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to 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 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 earbuds.
The JBL Live Pro 2 also have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
With the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
JBL Live Pro 2 also 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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. JBL Live Pro 2 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
JBL Live Pro 2 also support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your bag without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
JBL Live Pro 2 also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.