Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Huawei FreeBuds 5
Overall Score 6.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Huawei FreeBuds 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP54|
|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||25hours|
|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||✓||✓|
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IP ratings refer to the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating means protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (water).
Having a value of IP54, the Huawei FreeBuds 5's rating for solids indicates 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 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5, 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, they both have the same rating against liquids
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a weight of 10.8g . We take in account a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to move with.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g are heavier than the Huawei FreeBuds 5 with a difference of 1.2g
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Huawei FreeBuds 5 are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is an important distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro 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 are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 are resistant to sweat
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Huawei FreeBuds 5's 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5 have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it studies the sound pattern of incoming noise and generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making both devices ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. The Huawei FreeBuds 5 and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background noise and also prevents the device music from leaking out at the same.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a unit size of 11mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the sound produced by the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, which means that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they produce better quality sound.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's lowest frequency is at 16Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that Huawei FreeBuds 5 produce a juicier bass than the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, high-frequency response tells how well a particular audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal treble
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.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery life is 5 hours, these last less 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 more than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 3 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely 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 vendor, and the Huawei FreeBuds 5's case is said to have a charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's charging case has a battery life of 24 hours, less than that of Huawei FreeBuds 5 by 1 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Huawei FreeBuds 5's battery capacity is 42mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your device and charging case.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 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 is part and parcel of most current electronics.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 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.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide 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 well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 support it as well, LDAC, can automatically change to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have 6 microphones.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Huawei FreeBuds 5 . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
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.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a find earbuds feature.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have the find earbuds feature. You can use the device app on your phone to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, 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 Huawei FreeBuds 5 . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call and not miss notifications from another device.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too support this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Huawei FreeBuds 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too 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 that has followed instruction manuals.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 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 .i.e the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Huawei FreeBuds 5 come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing may easily damage them.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.