The Anker SoundCore Liberty Air 2 are versatile truly wireless in-ears that offer great value overall. A good alternative to the Galaxy Buds+ if you don’t want to spend as much, though they aren’t as comfortable, and their battery isn’t nearly as impressive.
These cheap true wireless earbuds are a fan favorite for listeners on a budget. They’re IPX5-rated, which means that they’re water-resistant. The angled nozzles prevent ear canal fatigue and SoundCore includes an assortment of ear tip options, so you can find the right fit. Touch controls are intuitive and comprehensive.
|Bud battery life||7 hours|
|Case battery life||26 hours|
|Assistant support||Google Assistant, Siri|
|Audio codecs||SBC, AAC|
|Speaker size||11mm PureNote driver|
|Other features||HearID EQ, 6 microphones|
- Great sound quality
- Excellent battery life
- USB-C and Qi wireless charging
- Extremely comfortable
- Custom equalizer
- Lacks aptX codec
- Touch controls are finicky
- Not the best for sweaty workouts
Battery life is very good, and they last just over seven hours on a single charge. The case can quick charge the earbuds: just 10 minutes of charging yields two hours of playtime. Once the case is fully drained, you can top it up via USB-C or wireless charging pad. Anyone who wants an AirPods lookalike should consider these.
Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro True Wireless Earbuds
Bottom line: There’s more than one reason why Anker’s Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro earbuds are on this list, and the biggest of them all is because they’re one of the best we’ve heard to date. They may not have every single feature but make up for that with solid performance across the board.