30points

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

43points

Anker SoundBuds Surge

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
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Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106 vs Anker SoundBuds Surge

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge

Why is Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106 better than Anker SoundBuds Surge?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 3.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    10mmvs6.8mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Anker SoundBuds Surge better than Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106?

  • 20Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs40Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    20000Hzvs17000Hz
  • Sweat resistance
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 9g lighter
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    16gvs25g
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

25g

16g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

40Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

17000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

10mm

6.8mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Anker SoundBuds Surge
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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