SoundPEATS Truengine SE Versus 3 SE: which one is better?

The SoundPEATS Truengine SE and the Truengine 3 SE are alike. Eardopes compares the 2 versions of wireless earbuds: the Truengine SE vs. 3 SE. Which of the two are the best? We compare the specifications. The Truengine 3 SE are newer, but are they better? Check out our comparison.

Specifications SoundPEATS Truengine 3 VS. 3 SE

Truengine 3 SE Truengine SE
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
Chipset QCC3020 QCC3020
Waterproof IPX5 🏆 IPX4
Codec SBC, AAC, Apt-X SBC, AAC, Apt-X
Playback time 6.5 hours 🏆 6 hours
Battery earbud 60 mAh 🏆 50 mAh
Battery box 500 mAh 500 mAh
Control touch controls buttons
Microphone 4x 🏆 2x
Resistance 32Ω 16Ω
Sensitivity 94dB 97vragen3dB
Cable usb C 🏆 micro usb
Wireless charging no no

In general the Truengine 3 SE beats the Truengine SE. But the above table does give a slightly distorted picture. The profit is narrow in almost all areas. For some, the Truengine SE may be a better earphone because, for example, they prefer to operate earbuds with buttons instead. touch operation. But all in all, the 3 SE are just slightly better than the SE.

Buy SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE (on Aliexpress)

Truengine 3 SE vs. SE review vergelijking Eardopes
Left: Truengine 3 SE, right: Truengine SE.

​​Sound: Truengine 3 vs. 3 SE

The Truengine 3 SE have just a little more draft than the SE. The 3 SE have better mids and fuller sound per se. The quality does not differ very much, but you can certainly hear the difference.

Sound score
3 SE 8,5 🏆
SE 7

Microphone: Truengine 3 SE vs. SE

We were very impressed with the 3 SE's microphone. That was one of the best microphones we've tested. We even rated the earbuds with a 9! Only the Eardopes B6 Pro had the same score. The SE has a good microphone, but slightly less than the 3 SE.

Microphone score
3 SE 9 🏆
SE 7.5


Operation of the earbuds

SoundPEATS Truengine SE review buttons 

The operation of the SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE and the Truengine SE are very different. One earbuds have touch controls and the other earbuds have buttons.

3 SE Touch control
SE Buttons

Buttons or touch control. We get different feedback from customers. One thinks buttons are better, the other thinks touch operation is better. So it is very personal. A frequently mentioned advantage of buttons is that they never let you down: if you press the button, the earbuds always respond. A frequently mentioned disadvantage is that you have to press the earbuds to press the buttons. You then press the earbud (depending on how smoothly you can press a button) into your ear canal. That can feel uncomfortable.

Battery: Which Truengine is better?

 SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE review comparison Eardopes
Left: Truengine 3 SE, right: Truengine SE.

Battery Case Earbud
3 SE 60 mAh 500 mAh
SE 50 mAh 500 mAh
The SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE has a slightly better battery in the earphone itself. You can also charge the case with a USB-C cable. The SE has a micro USB cable. The SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE has 10 mAh more battery capacity in the earbuds themselves than the SoundPEATS Truengine SE.

Conclusion SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE vs. SE: Which earbuds are better?

Assessment 3 SE SE
Sound 8.5 7
Microphone 9 7.5
Fit 7.5 7
Battery 8 7.5
Control 7 7.5
Stability 8.5 8
Price / quality 8.5 7.5


In almost every way the SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE better than the Truengine SE.

Buy SoundPEATS Truengine 3 SE (on Aliexpress)

Let us know in the comments which earbuds you like better.

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