Anker Soundcore Liberty Air True-Wireless Earphones
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Head to the Dark Side of Apple AirPods with Anker's Soundcore Liberty Air true-wireless earphones. Yep, these buds are another devious AirPod copycat, but from a more trusted brand than a lot of the other rando imports out there. And, my fellow Dark Lords of the Sith, Liberty Airs come in black.
But don't worry, if you're more into the lower ranks of the Empire, you can still get these wireless earbuds in Stormtrooper White too.
While, let's say reverential instead of copycat, in appearance the Anker Soundcore Liberty Air earphones are a little more basic, and slightly less Apple-product-friendly than AirPods. Which is probably fine news for all the Android users out there, and still alright news for Apple users who just want some wireless earbuds to listen to music and take calls, especially at half the cost of the originals.
Liberty Air Earphones come with a familiar charging case, which takes a micro-USB cable, and can give you an additional 15 hours of playback time, on top of the buds' 5-hour average, per charge. These Airs connect to devices via Bluetooth 5.0, and use graphene-enhanced sound tech for accurate and clear playback. You can also take calls through both earpieces, with noise-cancelling microphones cutting down on background noise.
Liberty Air true-wireless earphones have integrated touch control for answering calls, playing / pausing music, and skipping tracks without fiddling with your device. They are also IPX5-rated for water and sweat-resistance, a notable one-up the Liberty Airs have on the AirPods.