83points

JBL Charge 3

71points

JBL Xtreme

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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Xtreme

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
83
points
71
points

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Xtreme?

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

Why is JBL Xtreme better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 18mm bigger driver unit
    63mmvs45mm
  • 2 more drivers
    4vs2
  • 1.67x more battery power
    10000mAhvs6000mAh
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1

Design

1.driver unit size
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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

63mm

2.drivers count
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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

4

3.control panel placed on a device
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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 Xtreme
4.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

1639.99cm³

4350.28cm³

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
6.warranty period
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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.has stereo speakers
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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 Xtreme
2.lowest frequency
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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

70Hz

3.is an active speaker
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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 Xtreme
4.SNR
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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 passive radiator
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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 Xtreme
6.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

Power

1.battery power
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Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

6000mAh

10000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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 Xtreme
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
3.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

2

4.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Polk Audio Boom Urchin

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme

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