53points

Anker SoundBuds Slim

57points

Anker SoundBuds Surge

Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
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Anker SoundBuds Slim vs Anker SoundBuds Surge

Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
53
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Anker SoundBuds Slim
57
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Anker SoundBuds Surge

Why is Anker SoundBuds Slim better than Anker SoundBuds Surge?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    7hvs6h
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

Why is Anker SoundBuds Surge better than Anker SoundBuds Slim?

  • 0.8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    6.8mmvs6mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
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  • 16.5 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    18vs1.5

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

16g

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)
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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

20Hz

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

20000Hz

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
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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)
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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.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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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.

Power

1.Battery life

7h

6h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

1.5h

1.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

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 a 3.5mm male connector
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Anker SoundBuds Slim
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Anker SoundBuds Slim
Anker SoundBuds Surge
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1.5

18

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

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