69points
71points

JBL Charge 2 Plus

78points
78points

JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 2 Plus
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JBL Charge 3
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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34 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 2 Plus vs JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
69
points
JBL Charge 2 Plus
78
points
JBL Charge 3

Why is JBL Charge 2 Plus better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 29.52% less body volume
    1155.83cm³vs1639.9935cm³
  • 200g lighter
    600gvs800g
  • 8mm shorter
    79mmvs87mm
  • 27.8mm narrower
    185.2mmvs213mm
  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • 9.5mm thinner
    79mmvs88.5mm

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Charge 2 Plus?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    65Hzvs75Hz
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs3
  • 5W more audio output power
    ?

    2 x 10Wvs2 x 7.5W
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Charge 2 Plus

Buy used:

$59.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Spea...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker Grey
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$129.90

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$203.79

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof ...JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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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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$79.00
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 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL C...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for 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 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
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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 Amazon JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Blueto... JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker , teal
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$98.95

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Design

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2.drivers count
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A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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3.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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4.volume
?

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5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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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. Show more

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Sound quality

1.audio output power
?

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

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2 x 7.5W

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2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

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75Hz

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3.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

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4.is an active speaker
?

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.

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5.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

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6.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

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60000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

Power

1.battery power
?

Best

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6000mAh

6000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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4.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

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5

3

4.1

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

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3.USB ports
?

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

Best

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2

1

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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

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5.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 2 Plus
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2.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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3.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

JBL Charge 2 Plus
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 2 Plus

Buy used:

$59.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Spea...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker Grey
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$129.90

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$203.79

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof ...JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$99.95
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$79.00
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 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL C...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for 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 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
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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
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