53points

Bose SoundTouch 20

83points

JBL Boombox

Bose SoundTouch 20
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31 facts in comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20 vs JBL Boombox

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
53
points
Bose SoundTouch 20
83
points
JBL Boombox

Why is Bose SoundTouch 20 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 74.97% less body volume
    6164.8cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • 2.07kg lighter
    3.18kgvs5250g
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?

Why is JBL Boombox better than Bose SoundTouch 20?

  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 100mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    102mmvs2mm
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20

Buy used:

$199.92

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, White - 738063-1200 (Renewed)
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$329.99

JBL Boombox

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox, Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Boombox, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 24 hours of Playtime - Black
Amazon logo
$399.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$299.98
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bundle with Hardshell Storage Case - Camouflage
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$399.98
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bundle with Hardshell Storage Case - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$348.96
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bundle with divvi! Molded Hardshell Speaker Case - Black
Amazon logo
$399.99
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL PartyBox 300 High Power Portable Wir...JBL PartyBox 300 High Power Portable Wireless Bluetooth Audio System with Battery - Black
Amazon logo
$379.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$193.99
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Waterproof portable Bluetoo...JBL Xtreme 2 Waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$249.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL PartyBox 300 Premium High Power Port...JBL PartyBox 300 Premium High Power Portable Wireless Bluetooth Audio System Bundle with JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$779.90
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Wireless ...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Wireless Waterproof Speaker Bundle with AudioQuest Evergreen 3.5mm to 3.5mm Analog Audio Cable - (1.5m) Green
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$399.99
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetoot...JBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetooth Speaker -Forest Green
walmart logo
$379.77

Design

1.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

2mm

102mm

2.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

2

4

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.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
4.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

6164.8cm³

24628.6cm³

5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
6.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. Show more

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox

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. Show more

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
3.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.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
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. Show more

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
?

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.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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. Show more

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

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.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
6.has AirPlay
?

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. Show more

For example

Devialet Phantom Reactor 900

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox
3.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.

Bose SoundTouch 20
JBL Boombox

Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20

Buy used:

$199.92

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, White - 738063-1200 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$329.99

JBL Boombox

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox, Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Boombox, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 24 hours of Playtime - Black
Amazon logo
$399.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$299.98
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bundle with Hardshell Storage Case - Camouflage
Amazon logo
$399.98
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bundle with Hardshell Storage Case - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$348.96
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Bundle with divvi! Molded Hardshell Speaker Case - Black
Amazon logo
$399.99
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL PartyBox 300 High Power Portable Wir...JBL PartyBox 300 High Power Portable Wireless Bluetooth Audio System with Battery - Black
Amazon logo
$379.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$193.99
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Waterproof portable Bluetoo...JBL Xtreme 2 Waterproof portable Bluetooth speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$249.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL PartyBox 300 Premium High Power Port...JBL PartyBox 300 Premium High Power Portable Wireless Bluetooth Audio System Bundle with JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$779.90
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Wireless ...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Wireless Waterproof Speaker Bundle with AudioQuest Evergreen 3.5mm to 3.5mm Analog Audio Cable - (1.5m) Green
Amazon logo
$399.99
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetoot...JBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetooth Speaker -Forest Green
walmart logo
$379.77

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