76points

JBL Charge 4

51points

Sonos One

JBL Charge 4
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41 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 4 vs Sonos One

JBL Charge 4
Sonos One

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than Sonos One?

  • 15.95% less body volume
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    1943.7cm³vs2312.553726cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Why is Sonos One better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 1 more drivers
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    2vs1
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a mute function
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has AirPlay
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$132.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$139.95

Sonos One

ProductStorePrice
Sonos One AmazonSonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Sma...Sonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in (Black)
Amazon logo
$139.95

Design

1.volume

1943.7cm³

2312.55cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

1

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
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.
6.weight

960g

1.85kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.has a removable battery
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
5.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
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.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Charge 4
Sonos One
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 4
Sonos One
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 4
Sonos One
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$132.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$139.95

Sonos One

ProductStorePrice
Sonos One AmazonSonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Sma...Sonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in (Black)
Amazon logo
$139.95

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