74points
73points

Anker Soundcore Life Q20

86points
80points

Anker Soundcore Life Q30

Anker Soundcore Life Q20
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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52 facts in comparison

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?

  • 25.72% cheaper
    ?

    59.99 €vs80.76 €

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

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 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
  • 5m greater wireless connectivity range
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    15mvs10m
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Anker Soundcore Life Q20

ProductStorePrice
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones, 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups, for Travel, Home Office
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$60
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups and Headband (Renewed)
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$45
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones, 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups, for Travel, Home Office
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$65
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones (Silver)
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$65
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 walmartSoundcore Life Q20 Wireless Over Ear Blu...Soundcore Life Q20 Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones Active Noise Cancelling 40H Playtime
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$53
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 walmartSoundcore by Anker Life Q35 Wireless Hea...Soundcore by Anker Life Q35 Wireless Headphones over Ear Bluetooth Headset Active Noise Cancelling Obsidian Blue
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$130
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$229
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$7.34

Anker Soundcore Life Q30

ProductStorePrice
Anker Soundcore Life Q30 amazonSoundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Activ...Soundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Multiple Modes, Hi-Res Sound, Custom EQ via App, 40H Playtime, Comfortable Fit, Bluetooth Headphones, Multipoint Connection
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$80
Anker Soundcore Life Q30 walmartSoundcore by Anker Life Q35 Wireless Hea...Soundcore by Anker Life Q35 Wireless Headphones over Ear Bluetooth Headset Active Noise Cancelling Obsidian Blue
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$130
Anker Soundcore Life Q30 walmartAnker Soundcore Life Q10 Wireless Blueto...Anker Soundcore Life Q10 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Over Ear Foldable Hi-Res Certified Sound 60-Hour Playtime Fast USB-C Charging Deep Bass for Travel Online Class Home Office (Black)
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$50
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$13
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$7.34
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User reviews

Overall Rating

Anker Soundcore Life Q20
9.0
2 User reviews
Anker Soundcore Life Q20
9.0/10
2 User reviews
Anker Soundcore Life Q30
8.2
5 User reviews
Anker Soundcore Life Q30
8.2/10
5 User reviews

Features

Build quality

6.5/10
2 votes
6.8/10
5 votes

Sound quality

9.0/10
2 votes
9.2/10
5 votes

Value for money

10.0/10
2 votes
8.6/10
5 votes

Comfort

7.5/10
2 votes
8.0/10
5 votes

Noise isolation

8.0/10
2 votes
8.8/10
5 votes

Comments

Darth

Darth

3 months ago

8 / 10

Good overall pair of headphones when on a budget.

Darth

Darth

3 months ago

8 / 10

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

0 users found this helpful
Drake

Drake

24 days ago

10 / 10

The best for this price.

Drake

Drake

24 days 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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Design

1.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.
2.has a detachable cable
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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.
3.can be folded
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
4.has a tangle free cable
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
5.travel bag is included
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an open-back design
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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.
7.is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.
8.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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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.
3.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.
5.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.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
7.has a neodymium magnet
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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.
8.has passive noise reduction
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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.
3.Has USB Type-C
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.has a battery level indicator
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has wireless charging
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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.
6.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.
7.has a rechargeable battery
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
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βœ–Anker Soundcore Life Q30
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
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.
3.has aptX Adaptive
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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.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
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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.
5.has LDAC
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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.
6.has aptX Low Latency
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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).
7.has aptX HD
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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).
8.has AAC
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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.
9.has a 3.5mm male connector
βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q20
βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
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βœ”Anker Soundcore Life Q30
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has ambient sound mode
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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.
3.has in/on-ear detection
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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.
5.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.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.
7.control panel placed on a device
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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.
8.can be used as a headset
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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.
9.Has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

59.99 €

80.76 €

Updated on Fri Jun 24 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Anker Soundcore Life Q20

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Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones, 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups, for Travel, Home Office
amazon logo
$60
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones with 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups and Headband (Renewed)
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$45
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones, 40H Playtime, Hi-Res Audio, Deep Bass, Memory Foam Ear Cups, for Travel, Home Office
amazon logo
$65
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 amazonAnker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active N...Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones (Silver)
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$65
Anker Soundcore Life Q20 walmartSoundcore Life Q20 Wireless Over Ear Blu...Soundcore Life Q20 Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth Headphones Active Noise Cancelling 40H Playtime
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$53
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$130
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$229
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$7.34

Anker Soundcore Life Q30

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Anker Soundcore Life Q30 amazonSoundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Activ...Soundcore by Anker Life Q30 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones with Multiple Modes, Hi-Res Sound, Custom EQ via App, 40H Playtime, Comfortable Fit, Bluetooth Headphones, Multipoint Connection
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$80
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$130
Anker Soundcore Life Q30 walmartAnker Soundcore Life Q10 Wireless Blueto...Anker Soundcore Life Q10 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Over Ear Foldable Hi-Res Certified Sound 60-Hour Playtime Fast USB-C Charging Deep Bass for Travel Online Class Home Office (Black)
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$50
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