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Updated January 10, 2024·

For immersive music listening at a good value, the 1More Triple Driver might be a better choice with solid overall sound quality and comfort. However, they lack wireless capabilities, making them better suited for wired listening. On the other hand, the Apple AirPods (3rd generation) offer the convenience of wireless connectivity, ear/head detection, and a wider range of app-controlled customization features, with optimized integration for Apple devices. The AirPods also support wireless charging and are sweatproof, making them more suitable for exercise and everyday versatility, but they come at a higher price. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Triple Driver
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the Apple Airpods (3rd generation)
  • Good for phone calls
  • Good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Music

7.9
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
7.1
The 1More Triple Driver and Apple Airpods (3rd generation) are both good for music, though the 1More Triple Driver is somewhat better.

Gaming

8.5
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
5.4
The 1More Triple Driver is very good for gaming, while the Apple Airpods (3rd generation) is poor.

Phone Calls

5.0
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
7.6
The Apple Airpods (3rd generation) is good for phone calls, while the 1More Triple Driver is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

5.0
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
8.6
The Apple Airpods (3rd generation) is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the 1More Triple Driver is poor.

TV and Video

7.8
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
5.5
The 1More Triple Driver is good for TV and video, while the Apple Airpods (3rd generation) is poor.

Noise Reduction

6.0
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
2.5
The 1More Triple Driver is only fair for noise reduction, while the Apple Airpods (3rd generation) is poor.

Battery

N/A
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
6.0 Hours
The 1More Triple Driver does not have a battery. The Apple Airpods (3rd generation) has 6 hours of battery life.

Cost

$55
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
$140
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The 1More Triple Driver has a price of $55 and the Apple Airpods (3rd generation) costs $140.

Build Quality

8.3
Triple Driver
Airpods (3rd generation)
9.0
The Apple Airpods (3rd generation) has excellent build quality, while the 1More Triple Driver has very good build quality.
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How the 1More Triple Driver and the Apple Airpods (3rd generation) compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More Triple DriverApple Airpods (3rd generation)
1More Triple DriverApple Airpods (3rd generation)

GENERAL

Price
$55
$140
Brand
1MoreApple
Release Date
August 1, 2016October 1, 2021
Form Factor
EarbudsEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
7.9/107.2/10
Phone Calls Score
5.1/107.6/10
Gaming Score
8.6/105.4/10
TV and Video Score
7.8/105.6/10
Exercise Score
4.3/107.2/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A6 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A1.5 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5
Case Battery Life
N/A30

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoNo
Noise Reduction Score
6/102.5/10
Virtual Surround
N/AYes
Android App
N/ANo
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
7/107/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.3/109/10
Comfort score
10/107/10
Size
SmallMedium
Weight (headset or single earbud)
9 Grams4.3 Grams
Microphone style
IntegratedIntegrated

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Sound Guys

Adam Molina | April 2022
"For under $99 USD this has a good sound that, when paired with the build quality and design, makes for a solid pair of everyday buds. Should you get them? If you’re tired of buying cheap earbuds and want to treat yourself to something a little nicer, I say go for it."

Apple Airpods (3rd generation)

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Sound Guys

Lily Katz, Christian Thomas | February 2023
"The Apple AirPods improves upon the 2019 model with its more ergonomic, yet unsealed, fit, water-resistant build, MagSafe charging case, and advanced software features. You can enjoy a wholly immersive movie experience with the new AirPods' spatial audio with head tracking, and enjoy HD audio during FaceTime calls. Of course, most of these features are limited to Apple hardware."

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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 Apple

Apple Inc. is an American technology company, founded in 1976, known for its wide range of premium products, including smartphones, computers, and audio solutions. Apple offers the very popular personal audio line AirPods, highly regarded for their wireless, smart capabilities and their seamless integration with the iPhone, iPad and Mac devices. They provide a high-quality sound, comfort and lifestyle features perfect for all users invested in their ecosystem.

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