Product Comparison: Creative Metallix Plus vs Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014)


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General Specifications
Brand
Creative
Anker
Model
Metallix Plus
SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014)
Origin
China
China
About the product
Creative Metallix Plus is a slim and compact wireless Bluetooth speaker with an amazing battery life of up to 24 hours. It comes with dual custom-tuned drivers with a passive radiator and can be paired with another unit of the Metallix Plus to create a wider soundstage.
Tom's Guide calls it "The Best Bluetooth Speaker Value". Unbelievable Sound: 12W of pure audio power with enhanced bass thunders from dual neodymium drivers. An advanced Digital Signal Processor ensures pounding bass and zero distortion at any volume.
Key Specs
Power output
6 W
12 W
Connection Type
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 5.0
Range
33 ft.
66 ft.
Battery Life
24 hour(s)
24 hour(s)
Dynamic Configuration
3 drivers
3 drivers

Creative Metallix Plus

Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014)

What customers say about "Key Specs"
Creative Metallix Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • The battery life is outstanding. Recommend.
  • Battery lasts about 8 hours on full volume connected via Bluetooth. Perfect for me.
  • Solid build, great battery life and great sound for a Bluetooth speaker.
  • Great little speaker long battery life about 24 hours.
  • No distortion and the battery life is pretty impressive as well.
Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014) Bluetooth Speaker
  • Bluetooth connects perfectly to everything and has a decent range too.
  • 66ft Bluetooth Range: I threw my phone as far away as I could and it still connected.
  • The bluetooth works perfectly with a good range, so I can leave my i phone playing music safely tucked away in a drawer.
  • It has a pretty decent range, and has a receiver strong enough to deal with internal walls, wooden desks, and other Bluetooth devices flooding bandwidth.
  • Bluetooth range was not as far as they advertised, the sound start statistic sound when the phone was about 7-8 m as i was walking around my kitchen.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
2.1 in.
2.1 in.
Width
6.7 in.
6.4 in.
Depth
1.8 in.
1.7 in.
Weight
0.85 lbs.
12.6 lbs.

Creative Metallix Plus

Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014)

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Creative Metallix Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • I'm quite impressed with this speaker it's small in size.
  • Small in size, big in sound. I like it and recommend.
  • Great sound from something that size. Easy to use. Highly recommended.
  • Good speaker sound is brilliant for the size easy to set up and well made looks like an expensive piece of kit.
  • Great portable speaker, about the size of a 20oz pop bottle.
Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014) Bluetooth Speaker
  • Brilliant quality product with excellent sound, great style and and lightweight and small in size.
  • Very handy portable speaker. Great clarity of sound.
  • This speaker is really good! The size is small but mighty. The weight is sturdy.
  • Portable size, weight, and shape. Good build quality. Decent volume.
  • Perfect size, aesthetically good and it sounds great.
Features
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
Material
Metal
Plastic
Display Type
No
No
Battery Type
Lithium-ion polymer
Lithium-ion polymer
Supported Systems
Smartphones / Tablets, PC
Windows, Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, MacOS
Hand Strap
No
No
Protection
IPX5 waterproof
IPX7 waterproof
Accessories Included
Micro USB cable
Micro USB cable
Extras
Keep Your Music On A Loop, Impressively Loud Music, Stay Connected With High Quality Audio, Your Everyday Carry, Wireless stereo pairing, Your Smart Assistant
Unbelievable sound, BassUp technology, Wireless stereo pairing
What customers say about "Features"
Creative Metallix Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Stereo feature is good, it worked like a charm.
  • There are five buttons on the top and the button are covered with rubber.
  • Volume control high still brings out the bass boom without vibration.
  • Quick and easy to pair with devices. Remembers last connected device for quicker pairing.
  • Charges in around 2 hours. Creative products are always top.
Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014) Bluetooth Speaker
  • I’ve been enjoying the rich bass of my streamed music ( Spotify ) in the bathroom.
  • The bass is sick, and with good songs you can feel the bass on full volume which is sick.
  • The sound is clear and quite detailed, the bass is full and deep.
  • When playing songs with heavy bass, it can start vibrating my desk which shows the bass is strong in this speaker.
  • IPX7, waterproof, so ideal for a shower or bathroom environment.
Interfaces
AUX In
Yes
Yes
Ethernet Port
No
No
Micro USB
Yes
Yes
USB
No
No
Lightning Port
No
No
NFC
No
No
Card Slot
No
No
What customers say about "Interfaces"
Creative Metallix Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • On the right hand side is a compartment for the charging cable and 3.5 mm stereo input cable.
  • The speaker comes with a charging cable.
  • Seamlessly connects every time and the 3.5mm cable override is also never any fuss.
  • Charged via micro USB, a cable is included.
  • Durable ports. Solid cable. I like it.
Anker SoundCore 2 (AK-A3105014) Bluetooth Speaker
  • It has excellent sound quality, takes up only a tiny amount of desk space, and is simple to charge via a micro usb lead.
  • Battery life is excellent and charges with micro USB.
  • Battery life is fantastic, well constructed and charges via micro usb which is an advantage over the bose and the bose charger is big and bulky.
  • Good sound, good battery, good range. Unfortunately the USB charge port on this seems a quite fragile.
  • Battery life is fantastic, well constructed and charges via micro usb which is an advantage over the bose and the bose charger is big and bulky.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer


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