69points

Bose SoundLink Revolve

79points

JBL Charge 3

Bose SoundLink Revolve
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Bose SoundLink Revolve vs JBL Charge 3

Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3
69
points
79
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Why is Bose SoundLink Revolve better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 130.7mm narrower
    82.3mmvs213mm
  • 140g lighter
    660gvs800g
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands
  • 6.2mm thinner
    82.3mmvs88.5mm

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than Bose SoundLink Revolve?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1 more drivers
    2vs1
  • 64.6mm shorter
    87mmvs151.6mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 8h longer battery life
    20hvs12h

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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.

2.driver unit size

76.2mm

45mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.drivers count

1

2

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

4.Weather sealed
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

5.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

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24

6.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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

2.is an active speaker
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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.

3.has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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

5.has a subwoofer
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

6.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

4. longer battery life

12h

20h

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.

Best

Lava Brightsounds 2

36h

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.1

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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.

5.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

6.has a microphone in
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Polk Audio Boom Urchin

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has voice prompts
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

3.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Revolve
JBL Charge 3

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

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