91points
61points

JBL Boombox

87points
69points

JBL Xtreme

JBL Boombox
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JBL Boombox vs JBL Xtreme

JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
91
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87
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Why is JBL Boombox better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 20Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs70Hz
  • 39mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs63mm
  • 2x more battery power
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    20000mAhvs10000mAh
  • 9h longer battery life
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    24hvs15h
  • Has voice prompts
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Why is JBL Xtreme better than JBL Boombox?

  • 82.34% less body volume
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    4350.28cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 3.14kg lighter
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    2.11kgvs5250g
  • 1 more live Bluetooth connections
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    3vs2
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 128.5mm shorter
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    126mmvs254.5mm
  • 212mm narrower
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    283mmvs495mm
  • 73.5mm thinner
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    122mmvs195.5mm

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
walmart logo
$499.95

JBL Xtreme

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme walmartJBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$119.95

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Design

1.drivers count

4

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

24628.6cm³

4350.28cm³

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
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
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

63mm

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 Xtreme
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 Xtreme
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 Xtreme
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

70Hz

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

20000mAh

10000mAh

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

15h

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.has wireless charging
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
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
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

2

2

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

2

3

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
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JBL Xtreme
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 Xtreme
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has voice prompts
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme
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

JBL Xtreme

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme walmartJBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Black
walmart logo
$119.95

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