Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
|LG Tone Free Fit TF8
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has no wires or cables
|is dust proof and water-resistant
|has stereo speakers
|has active noise cancellation (noise control)
|has passive noise reduction
|driver unit size
|sound pressure level
|battery life of charging case
|has wireless charging
|has a battery level indicator
|has usb type-c
|maximum bluetooth range
|number of microphones
|has a noise-canceling microphone
|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
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Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by a casing, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance 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 of liquids 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, LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a rating of IP67 meaning that they are completely dust proof and that of liquids is that, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a lower liquid rating than LG Tone Free Fit TF8
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8, at 5.7g weigh less than the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro with a difference -6.3g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro are true wireless for this case since they don't have cables. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking 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 the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have wingtips, these rest against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to combat vigorous movement, they are best suited for sports and other physical activities. If applied as directed, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have sweat resistance
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 are both dustproof and water-resistant.
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, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of more advanced kind of tech to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving zero hence "diluting" the noise.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background sounds.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and LG Tone Free Fit TF8 work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise without 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.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 driver unit is 6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 4.6mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well an audio device produces high human frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal while at it.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the LG Tone Free Fit TF8
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.
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 requires fewer chargings.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery life is more than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's case has a full charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 4 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds when they have been unused for long periods.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 1 hours
LG Tone Free Fit TF8's battery capacity is 68mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging state of your device and charging case.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a battery level indicator, these enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have 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 enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro will work fine with your iPad. If you intend 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
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 Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have 6 microphones.
While the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 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 use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Also the LG Tone Free Fit TF8 support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 have a multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call without missing 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 LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support the mute function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' 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.
The LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also have a control panel on them.
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.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with a special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
LG Tone Free Fit TF8 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.