83points

Apple HomePod

63points

JBL Clip 3

Comparison winner
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JBL Clip 3
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49 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs JBL Clip 3

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
83
points
Apple HomePod
63
points
JBL Clip 3

Why is Apple HomePod better than JBL Clip 3?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 7 more drivers
    ?

    8vs1
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.1
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Has WiFi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?

Why is JBL Clip 3 better than Apple HomePod?

  • 82.37% less body volume
    611.29cm³vs3468.208cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 35mm shorter
    137mmvs172mm
  • 2.28kg lighter
    220gvs2500g

Price comparison

Design

1.drivers count
?

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

8

1

2.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

3468.21cm³

611.29cm³

3.control panel placed on a device
?

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

172mm

137mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Marshall Stockwell II

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
2.is an active speaker
?

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
3.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
4.Has a passive radiator
?

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
3.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Stockwell II

5

5

4.1

2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
4.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Apple HomePod
JBL Clip 3

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