68points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

91points

JBL Boombox

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 vs JBL Boombox

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
68
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
91
points
JBL Boombox

Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 53.19% less body volume
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    11528.66cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    5hvs6.5h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 3.19kg lighter
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    2.06kgvs5250g
  • Has a mute function
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  • Has voice commands
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Why is JBL Boombox better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4?

  • Is an active speaker
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  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 82mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs20mm
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • 6.67x more battery power
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    20000mAhvs3000mAh
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 16h longer battery life
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    24hvs8h

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Buy used:

$63.61

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Onyx5) (Black)
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$247.13
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Blue (New Model)
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$349.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker White (New Model)
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$349.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Aura Studio 2 Bluetooth Sp...Harman Kardon Aura Studio 2 Bluetooth Speaker System
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$299.00
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Aura Studio 3 - Elegant, B...Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3 - Elegant, BT Wireless Speaker with Premium Design and Ambient Lighting- Black
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$299.95

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

11528.66cm³

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 Onyx Studio 4
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.driver unit size

20mm

102mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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

50Hz

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 Onyx Studio 4
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 Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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 Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

3000mAh

20000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.Battery life

8h

24h

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.
5.charge time

5h

6.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

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 Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
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.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
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 radio
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Boombox
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Buy used:

$63.61

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Onyx5) (Black)
Amazon logo
$247.13
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Blue (New Model)
Amazon logo
$349.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker White (New Model)
Amazon logo
$349.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Aura Studio 2 Bluetooth Sp...Harman Kardon Aura Studio 2 Bluetooth Speaker System
Amazon logo
$299.00
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 AmazonHarman Kardon Aura Studio 3 - Elegant, B...Harman Kardon Aura Studio 3 - Elegant, BT Wireless Speaker with Premium Design and Ambient Lighting- Black
Amazon logo
$299.95

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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