80points
78points

JBL Charge 3

90points
70points

JBL Xtreme 2

JBL Charge 3
Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Xtreme 2
Comparison winner
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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Xtreme 2

JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
80
points
JBL Charge 3
90
points
JBL Xtreme 2

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Xtreme 2?

  • 68.28% less body volume
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    1639.99cm³vs5170.176cm³
  • 5h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs15h
  • 1.59kg lighter
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    800gvs2393g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 75mm narrower
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    213mmvs288mm
  • 49mm shorter
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    87mmvs136mm
  • 43.5mm thinner
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    88.5mmvs132mm

Why is JBL Xtreme 2 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    55Hzvs65Hz
  • 2 more drivers
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    4vs2
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 24.9mm bigger driver unit
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    69.9mmvs45mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 20W more audio output power
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    2 x 20Wvs2 x 10W
  • 1.67x more battery power
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    10000mAhvs6000mAh
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs4h

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$103.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$99.95
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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$99.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$109.95

JBL Xtreme 2

Buy used:

$221.90

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$299.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$283.84
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Vert
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$299.99
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$249.95
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$349.95
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$349.95
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$349.95

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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.volume

1639.99cm³

5170.18cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
4.driver unit size

45mm

69.9mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
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 2
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 2
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

55Hz

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 2
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 subwoofer
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
6.audio output power

2 x 10W

2 x 20W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

6000mAh

10000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of 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.
5.charge time

4h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
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.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
JBL Charge 3
JBL Xtreme 2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$103.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$99.95
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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$99.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$109.95

JBL Xtreme 2

Buy used:

$221.90

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Bleu
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$299.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$283.84
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Vert
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$299.99
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$249.95
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$349.95
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$349.95
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$349.95

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