Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 ProSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 7.2 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro||Technics EAH AZ80|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✗||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10.6mm||10mm|
|sound pressure level||92db/mw||✗|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||17.5hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||8only|
|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 level of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value of the IP rating represents protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (water).
Scoring IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ80's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Technics EAH AZ80, 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
Technics EAH AZ80 have a weight of 14g . We consider a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro, at 12g weigh less than the Technics EAH AZ80 with a difference -2g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ80 are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables linking the 2 earbuds .
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro come with wingtips, these are reserved for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Technics EAH AZ80 have sweat resistance
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Technics EAH AZ80 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Technics EAH AZ80 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.
Both Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro and Technics EAH AZ80 have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and then generates a mirror signal to counter it. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) giving 0 therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have Active Noise Cancellation enabling you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have ANC making both earbuds ideal for flights and morning travels. The Technics EAH AZ80 and Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro work with different noise cancellation types, pick the setting that you prefer for commute or that suites your chill time.
Technics EAH AZ80 stay well in place, creating an acoustic covering that reduces background noise while preventing the earbuds music from leaking out .
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size corellates with the loudness of the earbuds.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro driver unit is 10.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 0.6mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yeah, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Technics EAH AZ80's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low recognizable 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 can make sound with equal bass
Technics EAH AZ80's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, this means that both devices can generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, 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 Technics EAH AZ80's battery life is 7.5 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 have to charge the device less often.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro's battery life is more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 0.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing 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 manufacturer, and the Technics EAH AZ80's case has a charge of 17.5 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, more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 6.5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ80's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80's battery capacity is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can keep.
The Technics EAH AZ80, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you just place down on a compatible charging pad.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also support wireless charging, take note of the charging standard of a device.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows 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, charging indicators allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have 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 laptops, phones, and tablets.
Technics EAH AZ80 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement 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, older than that of Technics EAH AZ80 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80 support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Technics EAH AZ80 will work well with your MacBook. 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 Technics EAH AZ80 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.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro support it as well, LDAC, can automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps for stability.
Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out background sounds.
Technics EAH AZ80 use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce noise from the earbuds' sound.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. This is useful in noisy environments.
Technics EAH AZ80 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 what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but still want to hear traffic.
Technics EAH AZ80 have in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when they are removed from your ears .
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 easily find them in your bag, Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro have a find earbuds feature.
Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the amount of time it takes to fully charge a device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a multipoint of 3 connections, the multipoint feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, 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, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1 only . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another device.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro also have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Technics EAH AZ80, so you can easily 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.
The Technics EAH AZ80 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.
When 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 Technics EAH AZ80 .
The Technics EAH AZ80 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too support voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Technics EAH AZ80 come with their own special pouch. Carrying earbuds without a case, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.