49points
22points

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

89points
100points

JBL Boombox

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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Harman Kardon GO + PLAY vs JBL Boombox

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JBL Boombox

Why is Harman Kardon GO + PLAY better than JBL Boombox?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    40Hzvs50Hz
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 5dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
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    85dBvs80dB
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 950g lighter
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    4.3kgvs5250g
  • Has a remote control
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  • 14.5mm shorter
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    240mmvs254.5mm
  • Has a removable battery
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Why is JBL Boombox better than Harman Kardon GO + PLAY?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 10.77% less body volume
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    24628.6cm³vs27600cm³
  • 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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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Price comparison

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonHarman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable ...Harman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$189.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonBluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon ...Bluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon Go + Play Speaker Dock
Amazon logo
$19.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery and Built-in Microphone - Black
Amazon logo
$269.95
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 hours Music play time - Black
Amazon logo
$185.49
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$248.00
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonXGIMI MoGo Pro Portable Projector for Ou...XGIMI MoGo Pro Portable Projector for Outdoor Movies Night, FHD 1080P Mini Projector, Smart Projector with Automatic Keystone Correction, Android TV 9.0, 5000+ Apps, WiFi Bluetooth, Home Entertainment
Amazon logo
$499.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonNew York (Deluxe Edition)(3CD/1DVD/2LP)
Amazon logo
$45.71
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonCASIMY 24V 2.7A AC DC Adapter Charger fo...CASIMY 24V 2.7A AC DC Adapter Charger for Logitech G25 G27 G29 G920 G940 Driving Force GT Racing Wheel APD DA-42H24 AD10110LF 190211-0010 190211-A030 ADP-18L R33030 PS3 Xbox 360 Power Supply Cord
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$19.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY 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
$288.40
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonSAMSUNG HW-Q60T 5.1ch Soundbar with 3D S...SAMSUNG HW-Q60T 5.1ch Soundbar with 3D Surround Sound and Acoustic Beam (2020) , Black
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$254.49
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY dealextremeYoupin Redmi XiaoAI Play Smart Voice Con...Youpin Redmi XiaoAI Play Smart Voice Control Bluetooth Speaker
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$36.69
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY dealextremeUSB Plug-and-play Condenser Microphone B...USB Plug-and-play Condenser Microphone Broadcasting Gaming Recording Desktop Microphone
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$23.49
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY dealextremeJBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Head...JBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, Lightweight HD Stereo Headsets with 12 Hours Playing Time
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$71.21

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$24.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$429.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Forest Green) (Renewed)
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$449.95
JBL Boombox dealextremeJBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Head...JBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, Lightweight HD Stereo Headsets with 12 Hours Playing Time
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$71.21

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Design

1.volume

27600cm³

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
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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)
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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

4.3kg

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
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

500mm

495mm

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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.
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 GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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.
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.
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
4.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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)
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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.has a 3.5mm male connector
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
7.has AirPlay
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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.
8.supports Ethernet
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonHarman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable ...Harman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$189.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonBluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon ...Bluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon Go + Play Speaker Dock
Amazon logo
$19.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery and Built-in Microphone - Black
Amazon logo
$269.95
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 hours Music play time - Black
Amazon logo
$185.49
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$248.00
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonXGIMI MoGo Pro Portable Projector for Ou...XGIMI MoGo Pro Portable Projector for Outdoor Movies Night, FHD 1080P Mini Projector, Smart Projector with Automatic Keystone Correction, Android TV 9.0, 5000+ Apps, WiFi Bluetooth, Home Entertainment
Amazon logo
$499.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonNew York (Deluxe Edition)(3CD/1DVD/2LP)
Amazon logo
$45.71
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonCASIMY 24V 2.7A AC DC Adapter Charger fo...CASIMY 24V 2.7A AC DC Adapter Charger for Logitech G25 G27 G29 G920 G940 Driving Force GT Racing Wheel APD DA-42H24 AD10110LF 190211-0010 190211-A030 ADP-18L R33030 PS3 Xbox 360 Power Supply Cord
Amazon logo
$19.99
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY 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
$288.40
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY AmazonSAMSUNG HW-Q60T 5.1ch Soundbar with 3D S...SAMSUNG HW-Q60T 5.1ch Soundbar with 3D Surround Sound and Acoustic Beam (2020) , Black
Amazon logo
$254.49
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY dealextremeYoupin Redmi XiaoAI Play Smart Voice Con...Youpin Redmi XiaoAI Play Smart Voice Control Bluetooth Speaker
dealextreme logo
$36.69
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY dealextremeUSB Plug-and-play Condenser Microphone B...USB Plug-and-play Condenser Microphone Broadcasting Gaming Recording Desktop Microphone
dealextreme logo
$23.49
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY dealextremeJBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Head...JBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, Lightweight HD Stereo Headsets with 12 Hours Playing Time
dealextreme logo
$71.21

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$24.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$429.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Forest Green) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$449.95
JBL Boombox dealextremeJBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Head...JBL JR300BT Kids Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, Lightweight HD Stereo Headsets with 12 Hours Playing Time
dealextreme logo
$71.21

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