If you are in search of Best Bluetooth Headphones under 100 Dollars, Anker Soundcore Vortex may put an end to your search. Anker has introduced few products to its wide range of mobile accessories, Anker Soundcore Vortex is one of them. It is a very good value for money product on paper with 20 Hours of music playback time and various features like nonstop music play time with 3.5mm AUX input. Find out complete details and our thoughts in this Anker Soundcore Vortex Review.
Anker Soundcore Vortex Specs
Over the Ear
16 Hz – 20 KHz
What’s in the Box?
Before we dive into the complete review, here is the list of items you will get when you purchase these headphones.
- 3.5mm Anker AUX Cable
- Micro USB Cable
- Anker Soundcore Vortex Manual
- Hard Shell Travel Case
Design & Comfort
The ear cups are made with plastic materials to cut down the cost and the headband is made with metal, ear cups cushions are made of synthetic leather. Ear cups can be foldable inside the metal headband. Charging port and 3.5 Aux port is placed right and left sides of both the ear cups. All the music controls like play/pause are integrated with the power button on the right side which also little tricky to operate, on the back side you will find the volume control buttons which is also used to change the tracks. Provided AUX cable also has a single button which works the same as the power button.
When it comes to comfort after wearing Anker Soundcore Headphones for an hour we can feel a little bit uncomfortable because of oddly distributed weight. Foam cushions are soft and provide passive noise canceling. A thick memory foam layer also has been placed on Headband as well as earphones.
Anker Soundcore Headphones comes equipped with Hi-Res audio support which is less seen in Under 100 Dollars Headphones. Qualcomm aptX technology and AAC codec are used for High Res audio playback. It also got passive noise cancellation support.
On the connectivity front, it is equipped with Bluetooth 4.1 and there is also an AUX input support. Once it connected to a device it makes a stable connection without any drops. It also supports Multipoint pairing, you can connect two devices at a time. In order to enter in pairing mode press the power button for 5 seconds LED indicator which is placed on the right side flashes in red color and the device will be visible in your phone, that LED indicator turns blue after paired with a device.
Anker Soundcore Vortex Review: Sound Quality
The sound output from the Headset is pretty good. Don’t expect heavy bass output from them, it produces a decent amount of bass which will satisfy an average listener. Balanced music output from the Anker Soundcore Vortex will be pleasing to the ear, vocals and highs are tuned very well.
Noise isolation And Mic Performance
It doesn’t come with active noise cancellation but has passive noise isolation. The memory foam is good at isolating the outside noise, but it doesn’t work well in subways and other crowded places.
The built-in microphone is equipped with CVC noise cancellation, which is an added advantage during calls it eliminates some amount of ambient noise very well.
Unmatchable Battery Performance in This Price Range
It packed with 500 mAh battery which produces 20 hours of music playback time at 60% volume level according to the company. On average it will give you nearly 18 Hours of playback time which is outstanding. If the battery drains out there is a 3.5 mm AUX connector is here to back you up with unlimited playback time. It will take 2.5 Hour to full charge the headset.
Who Should Buy It?
- People who are searching for decent budget Bluetooth headsets
- Music lovers who want to enjoy music on their long trips
Conclusion To Our Anker Soundcore Vortex Review
Soundcore Vortex may miss out some fancy features, but considering the price we are paying we cannot expect more than what we are getting. It definitely delivers the best output for what it made for, delivering quality music on a budget price. If you are in a tight budget want to buy headphones based on quality and performance Anker Soundcore Vortex is definitely the one for you.