87points
57points

JBL Boombox

91points
76points

JBL Xtreme 2

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Boombox vs JBL Xtreme 2

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87
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91
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Why is JBL Boombox better than JBL Xtreme 2?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs55Hz
  • 32.1mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs69.9mm
  • 2x more battery power
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    20000mAhvs10000mAh
  • 9h longer battery life
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    24hvs15h
  • 1 more USB ports
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    2vs1

Why is JBL Xtreme 2 better than JBL Boombox?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 79.01% less body volume
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    5170.18cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 3h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs6.5h
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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  • 2.86kg lighter
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    2.39kgvs5250g
  • 118.5mm shorter
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    136mmvs254.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$590.79

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$499.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$374.96
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker...JBL Boombox Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Black JBLBOOMBOXBLKJN
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$449.95
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetoot...JBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetooth Speaker -Forest Green
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$374.92

JBL Xtreme 2

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Bleu
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$229.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$249.95
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$199.98
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Noir
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$229.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Vert
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$229.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Blue (Renewed)
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$194.97
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Squad Camo
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$249.95

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Design

1.driver unit size

102mm

69.9mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
2.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.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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.volume

24628.6cm³

5170.18cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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 2
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.lowest frequency

50Hz

55Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has stereo speakers
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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.battery power

20000mAh

10000mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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.charge time

6.5h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.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.
2.has an AUX input
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

2

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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 voice prompts
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
6.Has a radio
JBL Boombox
JBL Xtreme 2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$590.79

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Boombox - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$499.95
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$374.96
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker...JBL Boombox Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Black JBLBOOMBOXBLKJN
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$449.95
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetoot...JBL Boombox (Open Box) Portable Bluetooth Speaker -Forest Green
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$374.92

JBL Xtreme 2

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Bleu
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$229.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$249.95
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$199.98
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Noir
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$229.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Vert
Amazon logo
$229.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$194.97
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Xtreme 2 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Squad Camo
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$249.95

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