50points
34points

Bose SoundLink Mini II

76points
70points

JBL Charge 4

Bose SoundLink Mini II
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Bose SoundLink Mini II vs JBL Charge 4

Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini II better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 72.48% less body volume
    ?

    534.9cm³vs1943.7cm³
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    3vs1
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    4hvs5.5h
  • 280g lighter
    ?

    680gvs960g
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • 39.7mm narrower
    ?

    180.3mmvs220mm
  • 44.2mm shorter
    ?

    50.8mmvs95mm

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than Bose SoundLink Mini II?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 10h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs10h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a sleep timer
    ?

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$129.99

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$185.98

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$132.99

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Design

1.volume

534.9cm³

1943.7cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
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.
6.weight

680g

960g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
7.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.Has a remote control
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

180.3mm

220mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
7.has a removable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
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.
6.Has USB Type-C
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
8.has a microphone input
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
9.has an external memory slot
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a sleep timer
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Charge 4
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.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$129.99

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$185.98

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$132.99

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