92points
64points

JBL Boombox

80points
79points

JBL Charge 3

JBL Boombox
Comparison winner
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JBL Charge 3
Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Boombox vs JBL Charge 3

JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3

Why is JBL Boombox better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs65Hz
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • 57mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    102mmvs45mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 3.33x more battery power
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    20000mAhvs6000mAh
  • 4h longer battery life
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    24hvs20h
  • 1 more USB ports
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    2vs1

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 93.34% less body volume
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    1639.99cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 2.5h shorter charge time
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    4hvs6.5h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 4.45kg lighter
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    800gvs5250g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has voice commands
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  • 167.5mm shorter
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    87mmvs254.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$641.89

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$399.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$439.99
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth S...JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) - Certified Refurbished
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$169.77

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$223.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$89.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
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$149.00
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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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartKhanka Carrying Case For JBL Charge 3 Wa...Khanka Carrying Case For JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. Extra Room For Charger and USB Cable
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$20.18

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Design

1.volume

24628.6cm³

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.
2.drivers count

4

2

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
JBL Boombox
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

102mm

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)
JBL Boombox
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
JBL Boombox
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
JBL Boombox
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.has a subwoofer
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Boombox
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.
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.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Power

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

20000mAh

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

24h

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

6.5h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Boombox
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
JBL Boombox
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
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

2

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Boombox
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.
4.Has voice prompts
JBL Boombox
JBL Charge 3
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:

$641.89

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$399.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$439.99
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth S...JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) - Certified Refurbished
walmart logo
$169.77

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$223.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$89.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
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$149.00
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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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartKhanka Carrying Case For JBL Charge 3 Wa...Khanka Carrying Case For JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. Extra Room For Charger and USB Cable
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$20.18

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