85points

Harman Kardon Citation 200

75points

JBL Xtreme 3

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Harman Kardon Citation 200 vs JBL Xtreme 3

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JBL Xtreme 3

Why is Harman Kardon Citation 200 better than JBL Xtreme 3?

  • 13.5Hz lower low-frequency
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    40Hzvs53.5Hz
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 50mm bigger driver unit
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    120mmvs70mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has a radio
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has a mute function
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Why is JBL Xtreme 3 better than Harman Kardon Citation 200?

  • 18.87% less body volume
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    5439.86cm³vs6704.904cm³
  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    5.1vs4.2
  • 7h longer battery life
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    15hvs8h
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs3h

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Citation 200

Buy used:

$179.95

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$937.94

JBL Xtreme 3

Buy used:

$314.99

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JBL Xtreme 3 AmazonJBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Powerful Sound and Deep Bass, IP67 Waterproof, 15 Hours of Playtime, Powerbank, JBL PartyBoost for Multi-speaker Pairing (Black)
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$379.95

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Design

1.volume

6704.9cm³

5439.86cm³

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
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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)
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JBL Xtreme 3
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
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JBL Xtreme 3
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 neodymium magnet
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JBL Xtreme 3
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.has a detachable cable
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JBL Xtreme 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
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JBL Xtreme 3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
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JBL Xtreme 3
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.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
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JBL Xtreme 3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
8.has a magnetic shielding
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JBL Xtreme 3
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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JBL Xtreme 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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JBL Xtreme 3
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
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
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
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
7.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 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.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 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.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has USB Type-C
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
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
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
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 mute function
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
Harman Kardon Citation 200
JBL Xtreme 3
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

Harman Kardon Citation 200

Buy used:

$179.95

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonHarman Kardon Aura Studio 3 - Wireless S...Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3 - Wireless Speaker with Premium Design and Ambient Lighting (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$229.99
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonJabra Speak 710 UC Wireless Bluetooth Sp...Jabra Speak 710 UC Wireless Bluetooth Speaker for Softphone and Mobile Phone – Easy Setup, Portable Speaker with for Holding Meetings Anywhere with Immersive Sound
Amazon logo
$262.20
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonPremium High Performance Harman Kardon N...Premium High Performance Harman Kardon Newest 5.1 Channel Home Theater Speaker Package, Satellite Speaker, Subwoofer, Bass-Boost Control, Upgradable to 7.1 Channel
Amazon logo
$649.99
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 hours Music play time - Black
Amazon logo
$224.29
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Black (New Model, 100
Amazon logo
$194.50
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonHarman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable ...Harman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$188.30
Harman Kardon Citation 200 AmazonVIZIO Elevate Sound Bar for TV, Home The...VIZIO Elevate Sound Bar for TV, Home Theater Surround Sound System for TV with Subwoofer and Bluetooth, P514a-H6 5.1.4
Amazon logo
$937.94

JBL Xtreme 3

Buy used:

$314.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 3 AmazonJBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Powerful Sound and Deep Bass, IP67 Waterproof, 15 Hours of Playtime, Powerbank, JBL PartyBoost for Multi-speaker Pairing (Black)
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$379.95

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