43points
1points

Bose SoundTouch 20

93points
24points

JBL Boombox

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33 facts in comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20 vs JBL Boombox

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox

Why is Bose SoundTouch 20 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 74.97% less body volume
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    6164.8cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Has AirPlay
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  • 2.07kg lighter
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    3.18kgvs5250g
  • Has a remote control
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  • Supports Ethernet
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Why is JBL Boombox better than Bose SoundTouch 20?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 100mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs2mm

Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
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$299.99
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System
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$299.99

JBL Boombox

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$399.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$469.00
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Forest Green) (Renewed)
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$349.99
JBL Boombox aliexpress40W High Power For Bluetooth Speakers Su...40W High Power For Bluetooth Speakers Subwoofer TWS Wireless Portable Outdoor Waterproof Music Player SoundBox Column CaixaDeSom
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$25.17
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audi...JBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audio Outdoor Speaker Loudspeaker Dynamics Music Subwoofer Boombox 2 Som Blue Tooth Speaker
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$27.73
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Boombox 2 BoomBox2 Portable Bluetoot...JBL Boombox 2 BoomBox2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Wireless Audio Outdoor IPX6 Waterproof Music Subwoofer Stereo Charge 4 Xtreme
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$73.83
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audi...JBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audio Outdoor Speaker Loudspeaker Dynamics Music Subwoofer Boombox 2 Som Blue Tooth Speaker
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$27.73
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Boombox 2 Portable Wireless Bluetoot...JBL Boombox 2 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Loudspeaker Dynamics Music Subwoofer Outdoor Loudspeake Stereo Shower Speaker
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$39.39

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Design

1.volume

6164.8cm³

24628.6cm³

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 SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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 SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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.
7.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.weight

3.18kg

5.25kg

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.
9.Has a remote control
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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 subwoofer
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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 SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.has a removable battery
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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 SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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 Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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.
7.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
8.has AirPlay
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
9.supports Ethernet
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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 SoundTouch 20

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$299.99
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System
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$299.99

JBL Boombox

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$399.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$469.00
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Forest Green) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$349.99
JBL Boombox aliexpress40W High Power For Bluetooth Speakers Su...40W High Power For Bluetooth Speakers Subwoofer TWS Wireless Portable Outdoor Waterproof Music Player SoundBox Column CaixaDeSom
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$25.17
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audi...JBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audio Outdoor Speaker Loudspeaker Dynamics Music Subwoofer Boombox 2 Som Blue Tooth Speaker
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$27.73
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$73.83
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audi...JBL Xtreme 3 GO2 Wireless Bluetooth Audio Outdoor Speaker Loudspeaker Dynamics Music Subwoofer Boombox 2 Som Blue Tooth Speaker
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$27.73
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