68points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

79points

JBL Charge 3

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
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55 facts in comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 vs JBL Charge 3

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
68
points
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
79
points
JBL Charge 3

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

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs65Hz
  • 40W more audio output power
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    4 x 15Wvs2 x 10W
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a mute function
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  • Has a magnetic shielding
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  • Has voice prompts
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Why is JBL Charge 3 better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4?

  • Is an active speaker
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  • 85.77% less body volume
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    1639.99cm³vs11528.66cm³
  • 25mm bigger driver unit
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    45mmvs20mm
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • 2x more battery power
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    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • 12h longer battery life
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    20hvs8h
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 1h shorter charge time
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    4hvs5h

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 walmartHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Gray
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$189.00

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$82.40

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$109.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$89.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$109.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$109.95

Design

1.drivers count

2

2

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

1639.99cm³

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 Charge 3
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

45mm

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 Charge 3
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 Charge 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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
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

65Hz

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 Charge 3
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 Charge 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 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.
6.audio output power

4 x 15W

2 x 10W

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

3000mAh

6000mAh

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

20h

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

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
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 Charge 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.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.1

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 Charge 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 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.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
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 Charge 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
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 Charge 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 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 radio
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Charge 3
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 Charge 3
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 walmartHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Gray
walmart logo
$189.00

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$82.40

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$89.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
Amazon logo
$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$109.95

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