Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds PlusSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.4 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX2|
|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||24hours||22hours|
|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|
Ingress protection ratings refer to the rating of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX2, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 2 means that they are protected against drops falling when tilted at 15° in 4 fixed positions.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, 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, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a weight of 12.6g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g are lighter than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus with a difference -0.6g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires linking any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also is true wireless since it has no cables linking the pair of earbuds .
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have wingtips, by resting against the triangular fossa and form a secure fit to combat vigorous movement, wingtips are best suited for sports and other physical activities. If applied as directed, they secure the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus are resistant to sweat
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation utilises more advanced technology to actively counter noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus stay well in place, creating an acoustic seal that reduces your environment noise and also prevents the device sound from leaking out .
Both Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a unit size of 10.6mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices make sound with equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device makes high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40000Hz, this implies that Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
SPL, is the level of pressure 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery life is 11 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 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 3 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the manufacturer, and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's case has a full charge of 22 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 2 hours
It requires 1 hours to fully charge the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus'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 Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus by 1 hours
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows 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, newer than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support AAC, a codec 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus will work fine 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 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.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a latency of 134ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have 6 microphones.
While the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are made to reduce noise from the desired sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when 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 would still want to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support the 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 device to find them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 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. Say, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a control panel on them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus 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.
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, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus .
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus support 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 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge them.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus come with their own special case. Carrying earbuds openly, or putting them inside your bag without a cover may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.