54points

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

91points

JBL Boombox

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
54
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Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
91
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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
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  • 5dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
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    85dBvs80dB
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 950g lighter
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    4.3kgvs5250g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has AirPlay
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Why is JBL Boombox better than Harman Kardon GO + PLAY?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Is an active speaker
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  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 10.77% less body volume
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    24628.6cm³vs27600cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$369.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$349.00
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful, Waterpro...JBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful, Waterproof Speaker
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$499.95

Design

1.drivers count

2

4

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.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.
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.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.

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.
2.lowest frequency

40Hz

50Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
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.
4.has a subwoofer
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.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.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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
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
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.USB ports

1

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.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.
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.

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

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$369.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$349.00
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful, Waterpro...JBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful, Waterproof Speaker
walmart logo
$499.95

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