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JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
Top 19%3,407 points
Top 19%
Top 37%2,660 points
Top 37%
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
Top specs and features

JBL Charge 3 vs Philips BT2500: 30 facts in comparison

1. 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
Philips BT2500
54% have it

2. 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
Philips BT2500
89% have it

3. 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.
45mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
51mm

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
Philips BT2500
64% have it

5. height

14mm shorter.
87mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
101mm

6. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
50% have it

7. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
32% have it

8. Bluetooth version

1.1 newer Bluetooth version.
4.1
Bluesound Pulse 2i: 5
3

9. has a passive radiator

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
25% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
77% have it

11. 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.
2 x 10W
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold: 2 x 2250W
1 x 3W

12. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
64% have it

13. width

112mm narrower.
213mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
101mm

14. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
1

15. weight

580g lighter.
800g
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
220g

16. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
19% have it

17. 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
Philips BT2500
77% have it

18. battery power

8x more battery power.
6000mAh
JBL Boombox: 20000mAh
750mAh

19. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
44% have it

20. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
34% have it

21. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
10% have it

22. 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
Philips BT2500
44% have it

23. 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.
80dB
Libratone Loop: 99dB
60dB

24. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
20% have it

25. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
JBL Charge 3
Philips BT2500
5% have it

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