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84points

JBL Charge 3

85points

JBL Link 20

JBL Charge 3
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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Link 20

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
84
points
JBL Charge 3
85
points
JBL Link 20

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Link 20?

  • 9.71% less body volume
    1639.99cm³vs1816.29cm³
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    4hvs4.5h
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 10h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs10h
  • 123mm shorter
    87mmvs210mm

Why is JBL Link 20 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs45mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Has WiFi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 120mm narrower
    93mmvs213mm
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

JBL Link 20

Design

1.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

45mm

50mm

2.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

2

3.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

1639.99cm³

1816.29cm³

4.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 Link 20
5.Weather-sealed
?

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

87mm

210mm

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

65Hz

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 Link 20
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

2 x 10W

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 Link 20
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 subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Marshall Stockwell II

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20

Power

1.battery power
?

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

6000mAh

6000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
4.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

4h

4.5h

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

10h

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 Link 20

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 Link 20
3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
?

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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
5.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 Link 20
6.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 Link 20

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
3.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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
4.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Link 20
5.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 Link 20
6.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 Link 20

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