81points
82points

JBL Charge 3

83points
67points

JBL Xtreme

JBL Charge 3
Cost-effectiveness winner
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33 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Xtreme

JBL Charge 3
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81
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JBL Xtreme

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    65Hzvs70Hz
  • 62.3% less body volume
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    1639.99cm³vs4350.276cm³
  • 5h longer battery life
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    20hvs15h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 1.31kg lighter
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    800gvs2112g
  • 70mm narrower
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    213mmvs283mm
  • 39mm shorter
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    87mmvs126mm

Why is JBL Xtreme better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • 18mm bigger driver unit
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    63mmvs45mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 1.67x more battery power
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    10000mAhvs6000mAh
  • 1 more USB ports
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    2vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$207.19

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$104.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$104.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$104.95

JBL Xtreme

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme walmartJBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Speaker (Bl...JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Speaker (Black)
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$179.99

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Design

1.drivers count

2

4

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
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.driver unit size

45mm

63mm

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

1639.99cm³

4350.28cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
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

65Hz

70Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
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.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
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 3
JBL Xtreme
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

6000mAh

10000mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
4.Battery life

20h

15h

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.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
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

4.1

4.2

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.USB ports

1

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
6.has a microphone input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$207.19

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
Amazon logo
$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
Amazon logo
$104.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
Amazon logo
$104.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$104.95

JBL Xtreme

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme walmartJBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Speaker (Bl...JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Speaker (Black)
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$179.99

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