76points

JBL Charge 4

68points

Sony SRS-XB3

Comparison winner
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
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41 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 4 vs Sony SRS-XB3

JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than Sony SRS-XB3?

  • 1.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs3
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-XB3 better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 40Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs60Hz
  • 27.59% less body volume
    ?

    1407.38cm³vs1943.7cm³
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    24hvs20h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • 30g lighter
    ?

    930gvs960g
  • 8.3mm narrower
    ?

    211.7mmvs220mm

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$132.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Black
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$148.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$179.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$101.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with divvi! Charge 4 Protective Hardshell Case - Black
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$179.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Hard Travel Case (Black Camo)
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$179.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Magenta
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 4 Bleu
Amazon logo
$127.37
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Camouflage
Amazon logo
$149.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressPULSE 4 Bluetooth Speaker for JBL Charge...PULSE 4 Bluetooth Speaker for JBL Charge 3 4 Boombox 2 Filp 5 4 CLIP 3 Go 2 3 Xtreme Portable Wireless Speaker Better Bass
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$156.00
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressOriginal JBL Horizon Bluetooth Speaker M...Original JBL Horizon Bluetooth Speaker Music Streaming Alarm Clock FM Radio With USB Charging LED Ambient Light Desktop Speaker
aliexpress logo
$115.00
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL CLIP 4 Mini Portable Wireless Outdoo...JBL CLIP 4 Mini Portable Wireless Outdoor IPX7 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Go2 Microphone Passive Bass Driver Charge CLIP4 Box
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$79.88
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressPortable Bluetooth Speaker HD HiFi Sound...Portable Bluetooth Speaker HD HiFi Sound Wireless Speaker Play Music Subwoofer Deep Bass Loudspeakers Music Center Car Speaker
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$71.36
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Charge4 Wireless Bluetooth Portable ...JBL Charge4 Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker Original JBL Charge 4 IPX7 Waterproof Outdoor Music Hifi Sound Deep Bass Speaker
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$196.99

Sony SRS-XB3

Buy used:

$69.97

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonT POWER Ac Adapter Charger Compatible wi...T POWER Ac Adapter Charger Compatible with Sony SRS-XB3 SRS-X55 SRS-BTX500 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Wi-Fi Personal Audio Speaker System (Sony AC-E1530) Power Supply
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$15.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonSony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Black
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$148.00
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonNew 15V AC/DC Adapter for Sony SRS-XB3 W...New 15V AC/DC Adapter for Sony SRS-XB3 Wireless Portable Speaker SRSXB3 SRS-XB3/BLK SRS-XB3/BLUE SRS-XB3/RED Sony XB3 AC-E1525 Replacement Power Supply Cord Cable Battery Charger
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$11.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonUL Listed 15V Power Cord for Sony SRS-XB...UL Listed 15V Power Cord for Sony SRS-XB3 SRS-X55 SRSX55 Portable Wireless Speaker Charger Replacement AC/DC Adapter for Sony SRSXB3 XB3 SRSBTX500 AC-E1525 ACE1525 1-492-282-11 Power Supply
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$15.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonT POWER 5V UL-Listed Ac Dc Adapter Charg...T POWER 5V UL-Listed Ac Dc Adapter Charger Compatible for Sony SRS-XB30 , SRS-XB41, RDP-M5iP SRS-A1 SRS-A20SRS-BTM8 SRSBTM8 SRS-BTMB Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker System Power Supply
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$12.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
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$278.00

Design

1.volume

1943.7cm³

1407.38cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
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
Sony SRS-XB3
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
Sony SRS-XB3
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
Sony SRS-XB3
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

930g

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.
7.has a detachable cable
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.Has a remote control
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

220mm

211.7mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
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.
4.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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.
4.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
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.
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 4
Sony SRS-XB3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
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.
7.Has USB Type-C
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
8.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
9.has a microphone input
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
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 sleep timer
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.Has voice prompts
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB3
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.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$132.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Black
Amazon logo
$148.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$179.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$101.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with divvi! Charge 4 Protective Hardshell Case - Black
Amazon logo
$179.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with Hard Travel Case (Black Camo)
Amazon logo
$179.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Magenta
Amazon logo
$149.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 4 Bleu
Amazon logo
$127.37
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Camouflage
Amazon logo
$149.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressPULSE 4 Bluetooth Speaker for JBL Charge...PULSE 4 Bluetooth Speaker for JBL Charge 3 4 Boombox 2 Filp 5 4 CLIP 3 Go 2 3 Xtreme Portable Wireless Speaker Better Bass
aliexpress logo
$156.00
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressOriginal JBL Horizon Bluetooth Speaker M...Original JBL Horizon Bluetooth Speaker Music Streaming Alarm Clock FM Radio With USB Charging LED Ambient Light Desktop Speaker
aliexpress logo
$115.00
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL CLIP 4 Mini Portable Wireless Outdoo...JBL CLIP 4 Mini Portable Wireless Outdoor IPX7 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Go2 Microphone Passive Bass Driver Charge CLIP4 Box
aliexpress logo
$79.88
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressPortable Bluetooth Speaker HD HiFi Sound...Portable Bluetooth Speaker HD HiFi Sound Wireless Speaker Play Music Subwoofer Deep Bass Loudspeakers Music Center Car Speaker
aliexpress logo
$71.36
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Charge4 Wireless Bluetooth Portable ...JBL Charge4 Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker Original JBL Charge 4 IPX7 Waterproof Outdoor Music Hifi Sound Deep Bass Speaker
aliexpress logo
$196.99

Sony SRS-XB3

Buy used:

$69.97

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonT POWER Ac Adapter Charger Compatible wi...T POWER Ac Adapter Charger Compatible with Sony SRS-XB3 SRS-X55 SRS-BTX500 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Wi-Fi Personal Audio Speaker System (Sony AC-E1530) Power Supply
Amazon logo
$15.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonSony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Black
Amazon logo
$148.00
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonNew 15V AC/DC Adapter for Sony SRS-XB3 W...New 15V AC/DC Adapter for Sony SRS-XB3 Wireless Portable Speaker SRSXB3 SRS-XB3/BLK SRS-XB3/BLUE SRS-XB3/RED Sony XB3 AC-E1525 Replacement Power Supply Cord Cable Battery Charger
Amazon logo
$11.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonUL Listed 15V Power Cord for Sony SRS-XB...UL Listed 15V Power Cord for Sony SRS-XB3 SRS-X55 SRSX55 Portable Wireless Speaker Charger Replacement AC/DC Adapter for Sony SRSXB3 XB3 SRSBTX500 AC-E1525 ACE1525 1-492-282-11 Power Supply
Amazon logo
$15.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonT POWER 5V UL-Listed Ac Dc Adapter Charg...T POWER 5V UL-Listed Ac Dc Adapter Charger Compatible for Sony SRS-XB30 , SRS-XB41, RDP-M5iP SRS-A1 SRS-A20SRS-BTM8 SRSBTM8 SRS-BTMB Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker System Power Supply
Amazon logo
$12.99
Sony SRS-XB3 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$278.00

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