Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Jabra Elite 5See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Jabra Elite 5|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IP55|
|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||6mm|
|sound pressure level||92dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||27hours|
|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|
IP ratings is the level of protection given by a casing, against dust and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IP55, the Jabra Elite 5'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 of liquids that they can withstand medium pressure jet that's 6.3mm diameter, similar to garden hose from any angle for 3 minutes at a distance of 2.5 to 3 metres.
Compared to the Jabra Elite 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, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a lower liquid rating than Jabra Elite 5
The Jabra Elite 5 have a weight of 10g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g weigh more than the Jabra Elite 5 by of 2g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Jabra Elite 5 are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have wires linking the 2 earbuds .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the pair of earbuds .
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Jabra Elite 5 are resistant to sweat
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Jabra Elite 5 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
The Jabra Elite 5 have ANC enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have ANC which makes both earbuds ideal for flights and morning commutes. The Jabra Elite 5 and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your commute or that suites your relaxation time.
Jabra Elite 5 sit tightly in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment noise while preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this means that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Jabra Elite 5 have a unit size of 6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the earbuds, its size determines the sound made 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 Jabra Elite 5 by 4.6mm , a common assumption 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 imply that they deliver better quality sound.
Jabra Elite 5's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Jabra Elite 5's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
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 Jabra Elite 5
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.
Jabra Elite 5's battery life is 9 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with more battery hours, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening 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 vendor, and Jabra Elite 5's case has a charge of 27 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 Jabra Elite 5 by 3 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Jabra Elite 5'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 Jabra Elite 5
Jabra Elite 5, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a supported charging pad.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your device and charging case.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
The Jabra Elite 5 use USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Jabra Elite 5 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 Jabra Elite 5 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Jabra Elite 5 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5
Jabra Elite 5 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because 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 Jabra Elite 5 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 can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Jabra Elite 5 have 6 microphones.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Jabra Elite 5 . More microphones result in better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Jabra Elite 5 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, 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.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
If misplaced in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Jabra Elite 5 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower 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 fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support multipoint of 2 connections, the multipoint feature allows you connect 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 Jabra Elite 5 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have the mute function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Jabra Elite 5, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have a control panel on them.
Jabra Elite 5 have a warranty period of 2 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 in the case of a malfunction. Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Jabra Elite 5 by 1 Years .
The Jabra Elite 5 have voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and it's time to recharge the earbuds.
Jabra Elite 5 come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a cover 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.