Travel gadget: SoundPEATS Truengine 3SE Wireless Earbuds Review

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SoundPEATS Truengine 3SE Wireless Earbuds Review

R.The SoundPEATS Truengine 3SE is a great looking device straight away. With a classic, street-ready look accented by cyberpunk internals, you know you're putting your money in decent headphones that look and sound great.

Soundpeats TRUENGINE 3 SE

But what about other mid-range earbuds popping up left and right in the battle for supremacy as the best wireless earbuds? Let's take a closer look:

Audio quality

The Truengine 3 SE is an upgrade of the first Truengine SE model. Sure, SoundPEATS has kept the shape and design of the Truengine line of earbuds, but the difference between the devices is in the sound performance.

The Truengine 3SE offers softer, attenuated mid-tones that give deep bass more space. The combination of titanium-coated speaker and composite diaphragm speaker is great for upbeat tracks and vocals, while the Apt-X-Audio offers audiophiles a clear listening experience.

Design and ergonomics

The Truengine 3 SE housing is mainly made of AB plastic and has an additional rubber coating to ensure a better grip. The earbuds are the same design as the first generation model, but the upgraded structure makes the headset smaller and features a rose gold touch panel, which makes it feel more expensive than other earbuds in the same price range.

One thing, however, is that it's a little more uncomfortable than the older Truengine SE, as it allows for an air gap at the tip of the ear and earbuds that lets in outside noise. The weak plastic knots of the predecessor have been replaced by a matte rubber mount and feel pretty sturdy (Comply Foam tips are also included).

Battery life and consumption

A single charge on the Truengine 3SE gives you six full hours of playback, and the charging case provides an additional four full charges, which adds up to 30 hours of total battery life. This corresponds to an additional playback of 10 hours compared to the input level earphones such as the True Free 2.

It's IPX5 certified, which means the earbuds will withstand sweat and water, and you can use them during lengthy activities like sports and exercise.

Control and connectivity

Soundpeats TRUENGINE 3SESoundpeats TRU ENGINE 3SE

The Truengine 3 SE is operated with the latest QCC3020 chipset and Bluetooth 5.0 technology, while ensuring low power consumption and stable connectivity.

Each earbud has two microphones that filter out ambient noise, and the sensitive touch controls have helped ensure that you don't take your headphones out from time to time. It has handy LED indicators that show you how much battery you have left.

Core specifications

  • Bluetooth chip: QCC3020
  • Water resistance: IPX5
  • Bluetooth: 5.0
  • Audio codec: SBC, APTX
  • Working area: 10 m
  • Technology: BT5.0, HSP, HFP, A2DP, AVRCP


  • Battery capacity: 500mAH (case)
  • Battery capacity: 55 * 2mAH (earphones)
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Standby time: 150 hours
  • Playing time: 30 hours

What's in the box?

TRUENGINE 3SE inclusionsTRUE NGINE 3SE inclusions

  • 1 x SOUNDPEATS Truengine 3 SE Wireless Earbuds
  • 1 x charging cable
  • 1 x charging case
  • 6 x interchangeable ear tips
  • 1 x user manual


The TRUENGINE 3SE offers a better wearing experience by enhancing the two dynamic drivers and microphone for great soundThe TRUENGINE 3SE offers a better wearing experience by enhancing the two dynamic drivers and microphone for great sound

The Truengine 3SE is a strong competitor. The earbuds feel great and the classic design feels top notch. It's also smaller than their predecessors, which means they're not only great for travel but also for everyday use. Thanks to its double dynamic drivers, it is especially suitable for gentle music listening.

Price and availability in the Philippines

The SoundPEATS Truengine 3SE is available nationwide in selected Digital Walker and Beyond the Box branches. Get yours on sale for P2990.

Further information can be found on the website.

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