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Updated January 10, 2024·

If superior sound quality for music is your priority, consider the 1More Triple Driver earbuds, which are praised for their audio performance. However, for multitasking and versatility, the Soundcore Life Q30 headphones, with their active noise cancelling feature, make them a more suitable choice for air travel and noisy environments. The Q30s are also wireless and have a significantly longer battery life, which provides convenience and freedom of movement. They have a foldable design for portability, and if you use smartphones, the Q30's app compatibility for customization might be appealing. The 1More earbuds are wired, making them ideal for minimal latency in TV and gaming, but less convenient for exercise and movement-related activities. 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 Q30
  • Very good for air travel

Key differences

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Triple Driver
Life Q30
The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q30 are both good for music, though the 1More Triple Driver is somewhat better.


Triple Driver
Life Q30
The 1More Triple Driver is very good for gaming, while the Soundcore Life Q30 is poor.

TV and Video

Triple Driver
Life Q30
The 1More Triple Driver is good for TV and video, while the Soundcore Life Q30 is poor.

Noise Reduction

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Life Q30
The Soundcore Life Q30 is very good for noise reduction, while the 1More Triple Driver is only fair.


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Life Q30
44.0 Hours
The 1More Triple Driver does not have a battery. The Soundcore Life Q30 has 44 hours of battery life.


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Life Q30
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The 1More Triple Driver has a price of $55 and the Soundcore Life Q30 costs $80.
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Key similarities

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Phone Calls

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Life Q30
The Soundcore Life Q30 and 1More Triple Driver are both poor for phone calls.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

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The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q30 are both poor for podcasts and audiobooks.

Build Quality

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The 1More Triple Driver and Soundcore Life Q30 both have very good build quality.

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

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Spec Comparison

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1More Triple DriverSoundcore Life Q30
1More Triple DriverSoundcore Life Q30


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


Music Score
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TV and Video Score
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Battery life
N/A44 Hours
Wireless charging
Charging time
N/A1.7 Hours
Bluetooth version


Active Noise Cancelling
Noise Reduction Score
Android App
iOS App
Mic Quality


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Weight (headset or single earbud)
9 Grams263 Grams
Microphone style


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1More Triple Driver

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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 Q30

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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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