Samsung Galaxy Buds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX7||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✓||✗|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||1meters||✗|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||11mm||10.6mm|
|sound pressure level||✗||92dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
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, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a rating of IPX7 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a higher liquid rating than Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are easier to carry.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, at 12.6g weigh more than the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro with a difference of 0.6g
True wireless devices 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 wires. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have sweat resistance
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for diving.
Active noise cancellation uses advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have ANC making both devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have passive noise reduction which implies that they reduce 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, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 usually have difficulty producing high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
SPL, 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.
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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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 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 many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 20 hours, less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 4 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro's battery power is 61mAh, battery capacity, represents 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 just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging state of your device and case.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too use 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 allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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. Because 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 iPad. 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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.
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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have 6 microphones.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro microphone sensitivity is measured at -26dBV/Pa. The amount 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 voice that the microphone can pick up.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, helpful 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 be able to hear traffic.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 support the find earbuds feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
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 having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 connected device.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro also have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
If covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 1 Years .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too support voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with their own special case. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.