59points

Anker Soundcore Life Q20

75points

Anker Soundcore Life Q30

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Anker Soundcore Life Q20 vs Anker Soundcore Life Q30

Anker Soundcore Life Q20
Anker Soundcore Life Q30

Why is Anker Soundcore Life Q20 better than Anker Soundcore Life Q30?

Why is Anker Soundcore Life Q30 better than Anker Soundcore Life Q20?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 20h longer battery life
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    60hvs40h
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    2hvs2.5h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • 5m greater wireless connectivity range
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    15mvs10m
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has ambient sound mode
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  • Has AAC
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Price comparison

Anker Soundcore Life Q20

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Anker Soundcore Life Q30

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User reviews

Overall rating

Anker Soundcore Life Q20
8.3
3 User reviews
Anker Soundcore Life Q20
8.3/10
3 User reviews
Anker Soundcore Life Q30
8.6
14 User reviews
Anker Soundcore Life Q30
8.6/10
14 User reviews

Features

Build quality

6.3/10
3 votes
7.6/10
14 votes

Sound quality

8.3/10
3 votes
9.1/10
14 votes

Value for money

10.0/10
3 votes
8.6/10
14 votes

Comfort

8.3/10
3 votes
8.5/10
14 votes

Noise isolation

7.3/10
3 votes
8.9/10
14 votes

Comments

Darth

Darth

1 year ago

8 / 10

Good overall pair of headphones when on a budget.

Darth

Darth

1 year ago

8 / 10

Biggest drawbacks are the creaky hinges and they are not very comfortable after extended uses.

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Drake

Drake

1 year ago

10 / 10

The best for this price.

Drake

Drake

1 year ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • High-Res Audio
  • BassUpβ„’ Technology
  • Hyrbid ANC
  • Can use ANC on Aux mode
  • Good Battery Backup

Cons

  • Low bass on Aux mode
  • Have micro usb port, no Type C
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Franciscus

Franciscus

3 months ago

7 / 10

Okay for the price (it was free)

Franciscus

Franciscus

3 months ago

7 / 10

Found this on the floor, torn up earpads and headrest. Went home to test it out and suprisingly worked. ANC is not so good but it works its pretty bassy and the sound is ok. Worth it for 60 $ and super worth it for free. There is some creaking sounds, but the build quality is ok

Pros

  • build quality
  • bass heavy
  • comfort

Cons

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    Design

    Fit

    Over-ear

    Over-ear

    The fit of the headphones.
    weight

    263g

    260g

    We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
    has a detachable cable
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
    Ingress Protection (IP) rating

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Anker Soundcore Life Q20)

    βˆ…

    Anker Soundcore Life Q30: Not applicable

    The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
    can be folded
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
    has a tangle free cable
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
    travel bag is included
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
    has an open-back design
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
    is dustproof and water-resistant
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

    Sound quality

    has active noise cancellation (ANC)
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
    The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
    highest frequency

    40000Hz

    40000Hz

    The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
    The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
    impedance

    16 Ohms

    16 Ohms

    Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
    sound pressure level

    95dB/mW

    95dB/mW

    Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
    has a neodymium magnet
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
    has passive noise reduction
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

    Power

    The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
    The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
    Has USB Type-C
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
    has a battery level indicator
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
    has wireless charging
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
    battery power

    720mAh

    720mAh

    Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
    has a rechargeable battery
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The battery can be recharged and used over again.
    has a removable battery
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    Connectivity

    Connectivity

    Wireless

    Wireless

    The connectivity type of the headphones.
    Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
    has aptX Adaptive
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
    has aptX
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
    has LDAC
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
    has aptX Low Latency
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).
    has aptX HD
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
    has aptX Lossless
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    aptX Lossless is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 16-bit/44.1kHz audio (at a maximum bit rate of 1200kbps). This codec provides CD-quality audio without any loss of data.
    has AAC
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    AAC is 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.

    Features

    has a noise-canceling microphone
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
    has ambient sound mode
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
    has in/on-ear detection
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
    More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
    has a mute function
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
    multipoint count

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Anker Soundcore Life Q20)

    2

    Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
    control panel placed on a device
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
    can be used as a headset
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
    Has an in-line control panel
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    Miscellaneous

    has a 3.5mm male connector
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
    βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
    This audio plug allows you to connect to a range of devices which use a standard 3.5mm jack.

    Price comparison

    Anker Soundcore Life Q20

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    Anker Soundcore Life Q30

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