90points
62points

JBL Boombox

67points
16points

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Boombox vs Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

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Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Why is JBL Boombox better than Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs60Hz
  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • Has an AUX input
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  • 47mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs55mm
  • 4h longer battery life
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    24hvs20h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 1 more USB ports
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    2vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 92.76% less body volume
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    1782.22cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 6 more live Bluetooth connections
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    8vs2
  • 4.33kg lighter
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    925gvs5250g
  • 406mm narrower
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    89mmvs495mm
  • 29.5mm shorter
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    225mmvs254.5mm
  • Has wireless charging
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  • 106.5mm thinner
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    89mmvs195.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$385.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$469.00
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Forest Green) (Renewed)
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$449.00

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Buy used:

$144.95

ProductStorePrice
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Wirele...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Powerful Sound + Thundering Bass, Bluetooth, Magic Button, Waterproof, Battery 20 hours) - Night Black
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$185.00
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Waterp...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Bulk Packaging - Night Black
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$179.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Blueto...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Waterproof) Night Black (Renewed)
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$169.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Blueto...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Waterproof) — Cloud
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$213.20
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonLogitech Ultimate Ears MegaBoom 3 Night ...Logitech Ultimate Ears MegaBoom 3 Night Black, 984-001402 (Night Black)
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$339.00

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Design

1.volume

24628.6cm³

1782.22cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
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
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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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
9.weight

5.25kg

925g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
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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
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
7.has a magnetic shielding
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A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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.
4.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.can be used with standard batteries
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You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
7.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
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.
9.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
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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:

$385.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$469.00
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Forest Green) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$449.00

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Buy used:

$144.95

ProductStorePrice
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Wirele...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Powerful Sound + Thundering Bass, Bluetooth, Magic Button, Waterproof, Battery 20 hours) - Night Black
Amazon logo
$185.00
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Waterp...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Bulk Packaging - Night Black
Amazon logo
$179.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Blueto...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Waterproof) Night Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Blueto...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Waterproof) — Cloud
Amazon logo
$213.20
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 AmazonLogitech Ultimate Ears MegaBoom 3 Night ...Logitech Ultimate Ears MegaBoom 3 Night Black, 984-001402 (Night Black)
Amazon logo
$339.00

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