Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.0 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX7|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|is dust proof and water-resistant||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|waterproof depth rating||✗||1meters|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10.6mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||92dB/mW||25dB/mW|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||18hours|
|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 refer to the rank of protection given by a casing, 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 IPX7, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, 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.
In comparison to the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, 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, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro has a higher liquid rating than Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a weight of 11g . We consider a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g are heavier than the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro with a difference of 1g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have wires connecting the two earbuds .
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the two earbuds together.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate 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, wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. If applied rightly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are resistant to sweat
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices fit for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are both dustproof and water-resistant.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers, what this means is that Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro are rated 1meters any depth more than that you are likely to lose the functionality of your device. Devices that have a higher depth rating are better for swimming.
Active noise cancellation makes use of more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it detects and analyzes the sound pattern of incoming noise and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 thus "diluting" the noise.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have Active Noise Cancellation making either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the setting that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that tones down background sounds while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a unit size of 10mm 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 earbuds, the unit size corellates with the sound produced by the device.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 0.6mm , 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 yeah, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component produces low audible frequencies 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 both devices can produce equal bass
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's measurement is 25dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's sound pressure level measurement is 92dB/mW. The sound pressure level, a device is can be perceived differently by separate people, so we need to have the means to get an objective measurement of sound level expressed in numerical terms.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro'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 usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . 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.
This is given by the vendor, and Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's case is said to have a charge of 18 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro by 6 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro's battery capacity is 61mAh, battery power, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the device has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a battery level indicator, these allow you tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support USB TYPE-C, an industry-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.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 2 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro 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 Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro will work fine with your iPad. 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.
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.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have 6 microphones.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, equal to that of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro use a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too use a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to 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, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when 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 saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have the find earbuds feature. You can use the earbuds app on your phone to play an alarm from your device to locate them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too 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 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. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have this function. It means that you unilaterally turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro, 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 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 following instruction manuals.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro support voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them inside your pockets without a casing may easily damage them.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.