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JBL Charge 3

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JBL Charge 3 review: specs and price

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 3

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    65Hzvs74.78Hz
  • Bluetooth version
    4.1vs3.19
  • Height
    87mmvs163.28mm
  • Weight
    800gvs1.49kg
  • Battery power
    6000mAhvs2185.97mAh
  • Highest frequency
    20000Hzvs19723.61Hz
  • SNR
    80dBvs79.21dB
  • Number of microphones
    1vs0.57

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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

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.driver unit size

45mm

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

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4.Weather sealed
JBL Charge 3

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

5.has a detachable cable
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.

6.warranty period

1

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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.

2.is an active speaker
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.

3.audio output power

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.

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4.lowest frequency

65Hz

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

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5.has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

6.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Charge 3

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

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Power

1.battery power

6000mAh

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2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.charge time

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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0.5h

5. longer battery life

20h

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.

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.1

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2.has an AUX input
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 3

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

4.USB ports

1

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

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5.has a microphone in
JBL Charge 3

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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