67points
56points

JBL Charge 2 Plus

70points
92points

JBL GO 2

JBL Charge 2 Plus
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JBL GO 2
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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53 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 2 Plus vs JBL GO 2

JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2

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

  • 105Hz lower low-frequency
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    75Hzvs180Hz
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • 8.22x more battery power
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    6000mAhvs730mAh
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a microphone input
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  • Has a touch screen
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Why is JBL GO 2 better than JBL Charge 2 Plus?

  • 83.26% less body volume
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    193.49cm³vs1155.8332cm³
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs3
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs4h
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 416g lighter
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    184gvs600g
  • 7.8mm shorter
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    71.2mmvs79mm
  • 99.2mm narrower
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    86mmvs185.2mm

Price comparison

JBL Charge 2 Plus

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speakers - Black
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$189.00
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Spea...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker Grey
Amazon logo
$209.99
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
Amazon logo
$210.00
JBL Charge 2 Plus walmartJBL Charge 4 Yellow Portable Bluetooth S...JBL Charge 4 Yellow Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pair Bundle
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$239.90

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$20.21

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
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$29.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japa...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japan used like new
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$48.14
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Orange
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$29.94
JBL GO 2 walmartPortable Silicone Case Protective Cover ...Portable Silicone Case Protective Cover For Jbl Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker
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$12.03

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Design

1.volume

1155.83cm³

193.49cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 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.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.warranty period

1

1

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
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

75Hz

180Hz

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
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 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.
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.Signal-to-noise ratio (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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

6000mAh

730mAh

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.charge time

4h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
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
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 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.
2.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

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 Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 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.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
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
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 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 a radio
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
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 a sleep timer
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL GO 2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 2 Plus

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speakers - Black
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$189.00
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Spea...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Bluetooth Speaker Grey
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$209.99
JBL Charge 2 Plus AmazonJBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
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$210.00
JBL Charge 2 Plus walmartJBL Charge 4 Yellow Portable Bluetooth S...JBL Charge 4 Yellow Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pair Bundle
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$239.90

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$20.21

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
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$29.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japa...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japan used like new
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$48.14
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Orange
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$29.94
JBL GO 2 walmartPortable Silicone Case Protective Cover ...Portable Silicone Case Protective Cover For Jbl Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker
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$12.03

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