68points
63points

JBL Charge 2 Plus

81points
79points

JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Charge 2 Plus vs JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
68
points
JBL Charge 2 Plus
81
points
JBL Charge 3

Why is JBL Charge 2 Plus better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 29.52% less body volume
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    1155.83cm³vs1639.9935cm³
  • 200g lighter
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    600gvs800g
  • Has a microphone input
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  • 8mm shorter
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    79mmvs87mm
  • 27.8mm narrower
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    185.2mmvs213mm
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 9.5mm thinner
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    79mmvs88.5mm

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Charge 2 Plus?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    65Hzvs75Hz
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs3
  • 5W more audio output power
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    2 x 10Wvs2 x 7.5W
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$206.09

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JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$121.99
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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95

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Design

1.driver unit size

45mm

45mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
2.drivers count

2

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 2 Plus
JBL Charge 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.volume

1155.83cm³

1639.99cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 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.

Sound quality

1.audio output power

2 x 7.5W

2 x 10W

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.lowest frequency

75Hz

65Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
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.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 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.
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.

Power

1.battery power

6000mAh

6000mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

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.
2.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 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.
3.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has a microphone input
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 2 Plus
JBL Charge 3
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$206.09

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JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$121.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95

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