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Updated January 10, 2024·

For a more immersive music experience with better overall sound quality, the 7hz Timeless earbuds are superior, but they lack convenience features like wireless connectivity and active noise cancelling, which are strengths of the Soundcore Life P3. The P3 additionally has a longer battery life, offering both in-ear detection and app customization options that the Timeless lacks. Conversely, the Timeless, with a wired connection, could be more durable and offer higher-quality sound because of their planar driver type, but they aren't suitable for exercise due to no sweatproof certification, unlike the P3 which is both sweatproof and has a secure fit for active use. Choose the 7hz Timeless if sound quality is paramount and you mainly listen in quiet environments; choose the Soundcore Life P3 if you prioritize convenience, features for active use, and noise cancellation. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 7hz Timeless
  • Very good for music
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the Soundcore Life P3
  • Very good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel

Key differences

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Music

8.6
Timeless
Life P3
5.7
The 7hz Timeless is very good for music, while the Soundcore Life P3 is poor.

Gaming

6.6
Timeless
Life P3
5.1
The 7hz Timeless is only fair for gaming, while the Soundcore Life P3 is poor.

Phone Calls

4.3
Timeless
Life P3
5.1
The Soundcore Life P3 and 7hz Timeless are both poor for phone calls, though the Soundcore Life P3 is somewhat better.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.8
Timeless
Life P3
5.9
The 7hz Timeless is only fair for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Soundcore Life P3 is poor.

TV and Video

7.8
Timeless
Life P3
5.5
The 7hz Timeless is good for TV and video, while the Soundcore Life P3 is poor.

Noise Reduction

5.3
Timeless
Life P3
9.1
The Soundcore Life P3 is excellent for noise reduction, while the 7hz Timeless is poor.

Battery

N/A
Timeless
Life P3
7.0 Hours
The 7hz Timeless does not have a battery. The Soundcore Life P3 has 7 hours of battery life.

Cost

$170
Timeless
Life P3
$50
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The 7hz Timeless has a price of $170 and the Soundcore Life P3 costs $50.
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Key similarities

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Build Quality

8.5
Timeless
Life P3
8.8
The Soundcore Life P3 and 7hz Timeless both have very good build quality.

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How the 7hz Timeless and the Soundcore Life P3 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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7hz TimelessSoundcore Life P3
7hz TimelessSoundcore Life P3

GENERAL

Price
$170
$50
Brand
7hzSoundcore
Release Date
August 1, 2021June 1, 2021
Form Factor
EarbudsEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
8.6/105.8/10
Phone Calls Score
4.3/105.1/10
Gaming Score
6.7/105.2/10
TV and Video Score
7.8/105.5/10
Exercise Score
4.3/108.4/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A7 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A0.8 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5
Case Battery Life
N/A35

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
5.3/109.1/10
Virtual Surround
N/ANo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A6.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.8/10
Comfort score
7/107.6/10
Size
LargeSmall
Weight (headset or single earbud)
5.5 Grams4.5 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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7hz Timeless

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Headphonesty

Kazi Mahbub Mutakabbir | May 2023
"7Hz picked a bold name for the Timeless and frankly, got very close to justifying their word choice. Most importantly, the Timeless are good to go in stock form, so you don’t have to worry about source-matching and such. I can recommend the 7Hz Timeless to those who do not mind a dash of brightness up top, want a taste of planar in IEM form, and want one of the most resolving pair of earphones in the $150 - $300 price range."

Soundcore Life P3

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Tom's Guide

Alex Bracetti | July 2021
"Anker continues its trend of stealth releases, recently dropping the Soundcore Life P3 out of nowhere. This product essentially replaces the disappointing Life A2 NC as the brand’s flagship ANC model under $100. It comes with bassy audio and enough features to give even the best noise-cancelling earbuds pause."

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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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