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Updated January 10, 2024·

The 1More Triple Driver earbuds are generally appreciated for their exceptional sound quality due to their triple driver design, offering detailed and balanced audio. They suit music enthusiasts looking for portable, high-fidelity earbuds. The Soundcore Life Q20 headphones, on the other hand, have active noise cancellation (ANC), enhancing the listening experience in noisy environments by reducing background noise. They are better suited for commuters or office workers who value a quiet listening space. However, the Triple Driver earbuds are likely to offer better sound clarity than the Q20, while the Q20 provides the additional benefits of over-ear comfort and longer battery life due to their larger size. Consider your priorities: if sound quality is paramount, go for the 1More Triple Drivers; if you want noise cancellation and potentially better battery life, the Soundcore Life Q20 may be the better option. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 1More Triple Driver
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the Soundcore Life Q20
  • Excellent for air travel

Key differences

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Triple Driver
Life Q20
The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q20 are both good for music, though the 1More Triple Driver is somewhat better.


Triple Driver
Life Q20
The 1More Triple Driver is very good for gaming, while the Soundcore Life Q20 is poor.

TV and Video

Triple Driver
Life Q20
The 1More Triple Driver is good for TV and video, while the Soundcore Life Q20 is poor.

Noise Reduction

Triple Driver
Life Q20
The Soundcore Life Q20 is very good for noise reduction, while the 1More Triple Driver is only fair.


Triple Driver
Life Q20
32.3 Hours
The 1More Triple Driver does not have a battery. The Soundcore Life Q20 has 32.3 hours of battery life.


Triple Driver
Life Q20
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The 1More Triple Driver has a price of $55 and the Soundcore Life Q20 costs $50.
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Key similarities

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Phone Calls

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Life Q20
The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q20 are both poor for phone calls.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

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The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q20 are both poor for podcasts and audiobooks.

Build Quality

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Life Q20
The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q20 both have very good build quality.

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How the 1More Triple Driver and the Soundcore Life Q20 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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1More Triple DriverSoundcore Life Q20
1More Triple DriverSoundcore Life Q20


Release Date
August 1, 2016November 1, 2020
Form Factor
WiredWired + Wireless


Music Score
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Gaming Score
TV and Video Score
Exercise Score


Battery life
N/A32.3 Hours
Wireless charging
Charging time
N/A1.8 Hours
Bluetooth version


Active Noise Cancelling
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Android App
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Weight (headset or single earbud)
9 Grams258.5 Grams
Microphone style


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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."

Soundcore Life Q20

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Sound Guys

Christian Thomas | January 2022
"As far as headphones that cost under $100 go, the Anker Soundcore Life Q20 is a really solid option. Like any good tool, it does the job well without much guff, and it’s affordable to boot. Sure: it’s not going toe to toe with any of the higher-end models of ANC headphones out there—but the headphones do well enough for commuters that it’s a good stand-in if you were never planning on spending a bunch of money anyway."

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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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