91points
61points

JBL Boombox

90points
75points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

JBL Boombox
Comparison winner
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Ultimate Ears Megablast
Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Boombox vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
91
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90
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

Why is JBL Boombox better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs60Hz
  • 47mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs55mm
  • Has an AUX input
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • 6.39x more battery power
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    20000mAhvs3130mAh
  • 8h longer battery life
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    24hvs16h
  • 1 more USB ports
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    2vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than JBL Boombox?

  • 92.55% less body volume
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    1835.33cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 6 more live Bluetooth connections
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    8vs2
  • Has a mute function
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has voice commands
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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

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Buy used:

$129.95

ProductStorePrice
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterpr...Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterproof Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control - Blizzard
Amazon logo
$258.24
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterpr...Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterproof Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control - Blue Steel
Amazon logo
$249.99
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterpr...Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterproof Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control - Merlot
Amazon logo
$598.19
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MegaBlast Super Portable W...Ultimate Ears MegaBlast Super Portable Wi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker with Alexa Built-in Black Graphite - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.49
Ultimate Ears Megablast walmartUltimate Ears ue MEGABLAST Portable Wi-F...Ultimate Ears ue MEGABLAST Portable Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Speaker (Graphite Black) with HANDS-FREE VOICE CONTROL, Waterproof, Dust & Drop Proof + Charging Dock + USB Cable & Plug Adapter + HeroFiber Cloth
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$199.95

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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

1835.33cm³

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
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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

55mm

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)
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Ultimate Ears Megablast
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
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Ultimate Ears Megablast
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
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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

60Hz

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

20000mAh

3130mAh

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

16h

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
Ultimate Ears Megablast
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
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Ultimate Ears Megablast
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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 voice prompts
JBL Boombox
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Buy used:

$129.95

ProductStorePrice
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterpr...Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterproof Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control - Blizzard
Amazon logo
$258.24
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterpr...Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterproof Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control - Blue Steel
Amazon logo
$249.99
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterpr...Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST Portable Waterproof Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Speaker with Hands-Free Amazon Alexa Voice Control - Merlot
Amazon logo
$598.19
Ultimate Ears Megablast AmazonUltimate Ears MegaBlast Super Portable W...Ultimate Ears MegaBlast Super Portable Wi-Fi Bluetooth Speaker with Alexa Built-in Black Graphite - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.49
Ultimate Ears Megablast walmartUltimate Ears ue MEGABLAST Portable Wi-F...Ultimate Ears ue MEGABLAST Portable Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Speaker (Graphite Black) with HANDS-FREE VOICE CONTROL, Waterproof, Dust & Drop Proof + Charging Dock + USB Cable & Plug Adapter + HeroFiber Cloth
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$199.95

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