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84points

JBL Charge 3

60points

JBL Pulse 3

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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Pulse 3

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
84
points
JBL Charge 3
60
points
JBL Pulse 3

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Pulse 3?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 13.11% less body volume
    1639.99cm³vs1887.472cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 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

Why is JBL Pulse 3 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    3vs2
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 121mm narrower
    92mmvs213mm
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

JBL Pulse 3

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

3

2.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

1639.99cm³

1887.47cm³

3.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 Pulse 3
4.Weather-sealed
?

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
5.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

87mm

223mm

6.warranty period
?

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

1

1

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 Pulse 3
3.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 Pulse 3
4.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

5.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Marshall Stockwell II

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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 Pulse 3

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 Pulse 3
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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

12h

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 Pulse 3

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 Pulse 3
3.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 Pulse 3
4.USB ports
?

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

5.has a microphone input
?

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

For example

Polk Audio Boom Urchin

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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 Pulse 3
4.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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3

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