39points

Bose SoundTouch 30

97points

JBL Boombox

Bose SoundTouch 30
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30 facts in comparison

Bose SoundTouch 30 vs JBL Boombox

Bose SoundTouch 30
JBL Boombox

Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 21.66% less body volume
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    19294.18cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 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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  • Has a remote control
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  • 8.1mm shorter
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    246.4mmvs254.5mm
  • 60.7mm narrower
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    434.3mmvs495mm

Why is JBL Boombox better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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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
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$190.00

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, Wireless Streaming, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, 15W, Micro Music Sound System
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$110.49
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose SoundTouch Wireless Link Adapter Bl...Bose SoundTouch Wireless Link Adapter Black
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$199.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, Bass Reflex Speaker, 60W, Remote Control Included
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$199.99

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)
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$429.95
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mi...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mini Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Jbl Filp 4 5 BT Speaker
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$88.00
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Boombox 2 Computer Speakers Portable...JBL Boombox 2 Computer Speakers Portable Bluetooth Speaker Wireless Outdoor Stereo Speaker Loudspeaker Deep Bass Music Box JBL
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$98.74
JBL Boombox aliexpress40W High Power Bluetooth Speakers Subwoo...40W High Power Bluetooth Speakers Subwoofer TWS Wireless Portable Outdoor Waterproof Music Player Sound Box Column Caixa De Som
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$45.39
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Boombox 2 Bluetooth Speaker Waterpro...JBL Boombox 2 Bluetooth Speaker Waterproof Partybox Portable Wireless Sound Powerful Subwoofer Speakers Boombox 2 Loudspeake
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$195.30
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mi...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mini Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Jbl Boombox Filp 4 5 charge 4 BT Speaker
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$88.00

Design

1.volume

19294.18cm³

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.
2.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
6.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundTouch 30
JBL Boombox
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
7.weight

8.39kg

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.
8.Has a remote control
Bose SoundTouch 30
JBL Boombox
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.height

246.4mm

254.5mm

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
JBL Boombox
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
JBL Boombox
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundTouch 30
JBL Boombox
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
JBL Boombox
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
JBL Boombox
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
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 30
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 30
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 30
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 30
JBL Boombox
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundTouch 30
JBL Boombox
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundTouch 30
JBL Boombox
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.

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