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79points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

84points

JBL Charge 3

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 vs JBL Charge 3

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
79
points
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
84
points
JBL Charge 3

Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    50Hzvs65Hz
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 40W more audio output power
    ?

    4 x 15Wvs2 x 10W
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has a magnetic shielding
    ?

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 25mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs20mm
  • 85.77% less body volume
    1639.99cm³vs11528.66cm³
  • 2x more battery power
    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • Weather-sealed
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    4hvs5h
  • 173mm shorter
    87mmvs260mm

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

JBL Charge 3

Design

1.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

20mm

45mm

2.drivers count
?

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

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2

2

3.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
4.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

11528.66cm³

1639.99cm³

5.Weather-sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

260mm

87mm

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

50Hz

65Hz

2.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
3.audio output power
?

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

4 x 15W

2 x 10W

4.is an active speaker
?

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.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
5.SNR
?

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.

Best

Libratone Loop

99dB

80dB

80dB

6.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3

Power

1.battery power
?

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

3000mAh

6000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
4.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

5h

4h

5.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Lava Brightsounds 2

36h

8h

20h

6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Stockwell II

5

4.2

4.1

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
6.USB ports
?

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
3.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
4.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
5.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
6.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

JBL Charge 4

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3

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