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84points

JBL Charge 3

74points

JBL Charge 4

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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Charge 4

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
84
points
JBL Charge 3
74
points
JBL Charge 4

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • 15.63% less body volume
    1639.99cm³vs1943.7cm³
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    4hvs5.5h
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 8mm shorter
    87mmvs95mm
  • 160g lighter
    800gvs960g

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    60Hzvs65Hz
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 10W more audio output power
    ?

    1 x 30Wvs2 x 10W
  • 25% more battery power
    7500mAhvs6000mAh
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 4

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

2

1

2.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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
3.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

1639.99cm³

1943.7cm³

4.Weather-sealed
?

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
5.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

87mm

95mm

6.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

65Hz

60Hz

2.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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
3.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.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

2 x 10W

1 x 30W

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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
5.SNR
?

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

80dB

80dB

6.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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4

Power

1.battery power
?

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

6000mAh

7500mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
4.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

4h

5.5h

5.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Lava Brightsounds 2

36h

20h

20h

6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Stockwell II

5

4.1

4.2

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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
6.USB ports
?

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
2.Has voice prompts
?

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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
4.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
5.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
6.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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4

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