Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Xiaomi FlipBuds ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|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||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||21hours|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings is the level of protection offered by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second number of 4 means 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, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a weight of 12g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro, at 12.2g are heavier than the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by of 0.2g
True wireless devices have no cables 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 since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds .
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 better fit.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro are resistant to sweat
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce 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 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't need to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro stay well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces your environment sounds and also prevents the earbuds sound from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size determines the loudness of the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 , 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 yes, larger drivers are capable of generating 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 inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
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.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's battery life is less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the vendor, and the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro's charging case has a battery life of 21 hours, less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 3 hours
It takes 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 extended periods.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro takes 0.52 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro by 1.48 hours
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, if charged fully, 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 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 iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even while wearing them
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support the find earbuds feature.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have the find earbuds feature. Use the device app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to help you find them.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Also the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a multipoint of 2 connections, this 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds 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 without missing notifications coming from another connected 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 Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support this function. It means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but 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 features are supported on the device.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro too support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a casing can easily damage them.
Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.