77points

JBL Charge 4

74points

JBL Xtreme

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43 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 4 vs JBL Xtreme

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
77
points
JBL Charge 4
74
points
JBL Xtreme

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    60Hzvs70Hz
  • 55.32% less body volume
    1943.7cm³vs4350.276cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 31mm shorter
    95mmvs126mm
  • 1.15kg lighter
    960gvs2112g
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 63mm narrower
    220mmvs283mm
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?

Why is JBL Xtreme better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 3 more drivers
    ?

    4vs1
  • 33.33% more battery power
    10000mAhvs7500mAh
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 1 more live Bluetooth connections
    ?

    3vs2

Price comparison

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

1

4

2.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

1943.7cm³

4350.28cm³

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 4
JBL Xtreme
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

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.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

95mm

126mm

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

60Hz

70Hz

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 4
JBL Xtreme
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 4
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
?

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 4
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
?

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

7500mAh

10000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
4.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 4
JBL Xtreme
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
6.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme

Connectivity

1.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 4
JBL Xtreme
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
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 4
JBL Xtreme
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
5.USB ports
?

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

2

6.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
3.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
4.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.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 AW19

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
5.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.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 AW19

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme
6.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

JBL Charge 4
JBL Xtreme

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