Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 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|
|sound pressure level||✗||92dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||18hours||24hours|
|has wireless charging||✗||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||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 solids and water. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value means protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II'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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 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
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a weight of 12.5g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g are lighter than the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by -0.5g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II are true wireless for this matter since they have no wires. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds together.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro 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. When applied as directed, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II are resistant to sweat
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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 Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) giving 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to overcome background sounds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have ANC making either of the devices ideal for plane rides and rush hour commutes. The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that reduces background noise and also prevents the device voice audio from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they tone down ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio component generates high recognizable frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal while at it.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this means that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is 6 hours, a device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is more than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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 Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's case has a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, more than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 6 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a supported charging pad.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you determine the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II 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 the same bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II will work well 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 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, providing high-resolution audio.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have 8 microphones.
While the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, less than that of Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound 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 while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too 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, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a find earbuds feature.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro 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 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. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 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.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with a special case. Carrying earbuds without a case, or putting them in your pockets without a casing can easily damage them.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.