70points
90points

Anker SoundBuds Curve

60points
79points

Anker SoundBuds Slim

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Anker SoundBuds Curve vs Anker SoundBuds Slim

Anker SoundBuds Curve
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Why is Anker SoundBuds Curve better than Anker SoundBuds Slim?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 5.5h longer battery life
    ?

    12.5hvs7h
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    10mmvs6mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 16.5 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    18vs1.5
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Anker SoundBuds Slim better than Anker SoundBuds Curve?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 7g lighter
    16gvs23g
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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Anker SoundBuds Slim
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

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3.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

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4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

23g

16g

6.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

20Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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4.impedance
?

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

16 Ohms

16 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

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6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

10mm

6mm

Power

1.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

12.5h

7h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

1.5h

1.5h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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5.battery power
?

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

110mAh

110mAh

6.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.1

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

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5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Anker SoundBuds Curve
Anker SoundBuds Slim
6.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Anker SoundBuds Curve
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2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Anker SoundBuds Curve
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3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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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5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

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6.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

18

1.5

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