Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EXSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ip57|
|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||9.2mm|
|sound pressure level||92db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||20hours|
|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 rating 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 refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Scoring IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and the second number of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
Compared to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX has a higher liquid rating than Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g have the same weight as the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction since wireless earbuds have wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the 2 earbuds together.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises advanced technology to actively counter noise. How it works, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 outcompete background sounds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that enhances your chill time.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX sit well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the earbuds voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which means that both reduce ambient noise without using ANC to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, its size corellates with the sound produced by the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 1.4mm , 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 indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component generates low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices produce equal bass
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component makes high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this means that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX'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 given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case has a full charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 4 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is highly adivsable to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just put down on a compatible charging pad.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX 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 Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work fine with your MacBook. 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 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 is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro 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 still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in 30 minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support 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 Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support multipoint count of 2, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another connected device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have the mute function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a control panel on them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 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. Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 Years .
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is a problem with the connection.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.