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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize sound quality and budget, the 1More Sonoflow, which tends to be less expensive, offers better sound quality but with less effective active noise cancelling compared to the Soundcore Life Q30. Both options have similar comfort levels and additional features like a companion app with an equalizer for custom sound adjustments. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Sonoflow
  • The 1More Sonoflow has no clear advantages over the Soundcore Life Q30.
Advantages of the Soundcore Life Q30
  • The Soundcore Life Q30 has no clear advantages over the 1More Sonoflow.

Key differences

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Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.0
Sonoflow
Life Q30
4.8
The 1More Sonoflow is only fair for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Soundcore Life Q30 is poor.

Battery

40.0 Hours
Sonoflow
Life Q30
44.0 Hours
The 1More Sonoflow has 40 hours of battery life. The Soundcore Life Q30 has 44 hours of battery life.

Cost

$75
Sonoflow
Life Q30
$80
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The 1More Sonoflow has a price of $75 and the Soundcore Life Q30 costs $80.
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Key similarities

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Music

7.2
Sonoflow
Life Q30
7.1
The 1More Sonoflow and Soundcore Life Q30 are both good for music.

Gaming

5.3
Sonoflow
Life Q30
5.3
The 1More Sonoflow and Soundcore Life Q30 are both poor for gaming.

Phone Calls

5.0
Sonoflow
Life Q30
5.1
The Soundcore Life Q30 and 1More Sonoflow are both poor for phone calls.

TV and Video

5.7
Sonoflow
Life Q30
5.4
The 1More Sonoflow and Soundcore Life Q30 are both poor for TV and video.

Noise Reduction

8.3
Sonoflow
Life Q30
8.7
The Soundcore Life Q30 and 1More Sonoflow are both very good for noise reduction.

Build Quality

8.5
Sonoflow
Life Q30
8.0
The 1More Sonoflow and Soundcore Life Q30 both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Sonoflow and the Soundcore Life Q30 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More SonoflowSoundcore Life Q30
1More SonoflowSoundcore Life Q30

GENERAL

Price
$75
$80
Brand
1MoreSoundcore
Release Date
September 1, 2022August 1, 2020
Form Factor
HeadphonesHeadphones
Connectivity
Wired + WirelessWired + Wireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.2/107.2/10
Phone Calls Score
5/105.2/10
Gaming Score
5.4/105.3/10
TV and Video Score
5.7/105.4/10
Exercise Score
6.3/105.3/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
40 Hours44 Hours
Wireless charging
NoNo
Charging time
1.3 Hours1.7 Hours
Bluetooth version
55

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
YesYes
Noise Reduction Score
8.4/108.8/10
Virtual Surround
NoN/A
Android App
YesYes
iOS App
YesYes
Mic Quality
6/108/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108/10
Comfort score
7.6/107.6/10
Weight (headset or single earbud)
267.6 Grams263 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated
Waterproof Rating
00

Shopping

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Headphonics

Michael | January 2023
"The SonoFlow is cheap and fun, without going too far into being overly warm or annoyingly grating, or sharp sounding. The ANC features are lovely with strong app integration and excellent battery life."

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Headphones Addict

Peter Susic | December 2021
"Every once in a while, headphones with an excellent price/performance ratio arrive that truly deserves all attention. Anker Soundcore Life Q30 are one of those headphones. Of course, they aren’t perfect, but they do most things better than their competition. Or they give you the option to make them better."

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About 1More

Music lovers, young or old, frugal or affluent, deserve to hear music as it was meant to be heard, as the artist intended it to be heard. Everyone deserves to hear more. That’s how 1More, a China based company, describes their mission. Their products are all tuned by Luca Bignardi, a sound engineer who’s worked side by side with artists such as Eros Ramazzotti, Laura Pausini and Andrea Bocelli, in an effort to offer premium quality audio devices at midrange prices.

About Soundcore

Soundcore is a sub-brand belonging to Anker Innovations. Starting in 2014, initially marketing wireless, Bluetooth, speakers, Anker now offers an array of, budget-friendly, wireless earbuds and headphones that directly compete, especially in the Active Noise Canceling field, with other brands several times as expensive.

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