75points

JBL Charge 2 Plus

79points

JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 2 Plus
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JBL Charge 2 Plus vs JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
75
points
79
points

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

  • 8mm shorter
    79mmvs87mm
  • 27.8mm narrower
    185.2mmvs213mm
  • 200g lighter
    600gvs800g
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a microphone in
  • 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
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

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.

2.drivers count

2

2

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

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.driver unit size

45mm

45mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.Weather sealed
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

5.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Audio Pro Addon C10

24

6.has a detachable cable
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.audio output power

2 x 7.5W

2 x 10W

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

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

2.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

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

3.lowest frequency

75Hz

65Hz

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

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

4.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

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.

5.SNR

80dB

80dB

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Best

Libratone Loop

99dB

6.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Power

1.battery power

6000mAh

6000mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

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

4.USB ports

1

1

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

5.has a microphone in
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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