71points
19points

JBL Charge 5

75points
11points

JBL Xtreme 3

Cost-effectiveness winner
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Comparison winner
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79 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 5 vs JBL Xtreme 3

JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3

Why is JBL Charge 5 better than JBL Xtreme 3?

  • 62.81% less body volume
    ?

    2022.83cm³vs5439.864cm³
  • 5h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs15h
  • 1.01kg lighter
    ?

    960gvs1968g
  • 42.09% cheaper
    ?

    160.29 €vs276.8120986865182 €
  • 39.5mm shorter
    ?

    96.5mmvs136mm
  • 75.5mm narrower
    ?

    223mmvs298.5mm
  • 40mm thinner
    ?

    94mmvs134mm

Why is JBL Xtreme 3 better than JBL Charge 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 11.5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    53.5Hzvs65Hz
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has an AUX input
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  • 18mm bigger driver unit
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    70mmvs52mm
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs4h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 5

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Black
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL Charge 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge Out - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$148
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Red
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Blue
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Squad
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker with Powerbank
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$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge ou
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$155
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (black)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL - CHARGE5 Portable Waterproof Speake...JBL - CHARGE5 Portable Waterproof Speaker with Powerbank - Black
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$180
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$180
JBL Charge 5 pricegrabberJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (black)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 pricegrabberJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (camoflage)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 pricegrabberJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (red)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Po...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox
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$45
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speak...JBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Portable Bt Speaker Charge 5 Ip67 Waterproof Deep Bass Sound Speaker With Bag
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$12
JBL Charge 5 aliexpress2022 Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker P...2022 Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Filp 5 Charge 4 BT Speakers
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$39
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out
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$987
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mi...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mini Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Jbl Filp 4 Charge 4 BTSpeaker
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$47

JBL Xtreme 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 3 AmazonJBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Powerful Sound and Deep Bass, IP67 Waterproof, 15 Hours of Playtime, Powerbank, JBL PartyBoost for Multi-speaker Pairing (Black)
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$380
JBL Xtreme 3 pricegrabberJBL Xtreme 3 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Xtreme 3 portable Bluetooth speaker (black)
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$380
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressSuper Hard EVA Shockproof Tough Travel C...Super Hard EVA Shockproof Tough Travel Carrying Storage Box Case Column Cover Bag For JBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
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$18
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressNew Portable Carrying Case Cover, Protec...New Portable Carrying Case Cover, Protective Silicone Pouch Sleeve Protector Cover for JBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$13
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Spea...JBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Xtreme3 Powerful Bass Sound Portable Outdoor Speaker IPX7 Waterproof 15 Hour Battery
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$455
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressHard Protective Shockproof Tough Travel ...Hard Protective Shockproof Tough Travel Carrying Storage Case Column Cover Bag For JBL Xtreme 3/2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Box
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$17
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 Portable Outdoor Waterproof...JBL Xtreme 3 Portable Outdoor Waterproof Speaker Bluetooth Wireless Loudspeaker Deep Bass Sound Music Box Subwoofer
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$12

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User reviews

Overall Rating

JBL Charge 5
10.0
2 User reviews
JBL Charge 5
10.0/10
2 User reviews
JBL Xtreme 3
10.0
2 User reviews
JBL Xtreme 3
10.0/10
2 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
2 votes
9.0/10
2 votes

Sound quality

10.0/10
2 votes
9.5/10
2 votes

Design

10.0/10
2 votes
10.0/10
2 votes

Value for money

9.0/10
2 votes
9.0/10
2 votes

Portability

10.0/10
2 votes
9.0/10
2 votes

Comments

Juank

Juank

4 months ago

10 / 10

Tiene muy buen sonido

Juank

Juank

4 months ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • Mejora el sonido y la resistencia ip
  • Cuenta con Bluetooth 5.1

Cons

  • Solo se puede usar con Bluetooth
  • No tiene auxiliar
0 users found this helpful
Jonis

Jonis

9 days ago

10 / 10

JBL charge 5 best

Jonis

Jonis

9 days ago

10 / 10

0 users found this helpful

Design

1.volume

2022.83cm³

5439.86cm³

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 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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 5
JBL Xtreme 3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.built-in subwoofer size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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 5
JBL Xtreme 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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.
5.audio output power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

4 x 25W

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
7.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
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.
9.number of microphones

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

7500mAh

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

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.
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.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
7.annual power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
8.power consumption in standby mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
9.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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 5
JBL Xtreme 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has USB Type-C
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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 5
JBL Xtreme 3
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 5
JBL Xtreme 3
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.has a mute function
JBL Charge 5
JBL Xtreme 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
8.megapixels (main camera)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
9.RAM

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 5)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Xtreme 3)

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

160.29 €

276.81 €

Updated on Tue Jan 18 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 5

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Black
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL Charge 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge Out - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$148
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Red
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Blue
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 AmazonJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out - Squad
Amazon logo
$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker with Powerbank
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$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge ou
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$155
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (black)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 ebay-newJBL - CHARGE5 Portable Waterproof Speake...JBL - CHARGE5 Portable Waterproof Speaker with Powerbank - Black
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$180
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$180
JBL Charge 5 pricegrabberJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (black)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 pricegrabberJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (camoflage)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 pricegrabberJBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Charge 5 portable Bluetooth speaker (red)
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$180
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Po...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox
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$45
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speak...JBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Portable Bt Speaker Charge 5 Ip67 Waterproof Deep Bass Sound Speaker With Bag
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$12
JBL Charge 5 aliexpress2022 Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker P...2022 Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Filp 5 Charge 4 BT Speakers
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$39
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL CHARGE 5 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker with IP67 Waterproof and USB Charge out
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$987
JBL Charge 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mi...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mini Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Jbl Filp 4 Charge 4 BTSpeaker
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$47

JBL Xtreme 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 3 AmazonJBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speake...JBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Powerful Sound and Deep Bass, IP67 Waterproof, 15 Hours of Playtime, Powerbank, JBL PartyBoost for Multi-speaker Pairing (Black)
Amazon logo
$380
JBL Xtreme 3 pricegrabberJBL Xtreme 3 portable Bluetooth speaker ...JBL Xtreme 3 portable Bluetooth speaker (black)
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$380
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressSuper Hard EVA Shockproof Tough Travel C...Super Hard EVA Shockproof Tough Travel Carrying Storage Box Case Column Cover Bag For JBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
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$18
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressNew Portable Carrying Case Cover, Protec...New Portable Carrying Case Cover, Protective Silicone Pouch Sleeve Protector Cover for JBL Xtreme 3 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$13
JBL Xtreme 3 aliexpressJBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Spea...JBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Xtreme3 Powerful Bass Sound Portable Outdoor Speaker IPX7 Waterproof 15 Hour Battery
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$455
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$17
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