79points

JBL Charge 3

73points

JBL Charge 4

JBL Charge 3
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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Charge 4

JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
79
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JBL Charge 3
73
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JBL Charge 4

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Charge 4?

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

    2vs1
  • 15.63% less body volume
    ?

    1639.99cm³vs1943.7cm³
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    4hvs5.5h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 160g lighter
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    800gvs960g
  • Has voice commands
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Why is JBL Charge 4 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    60Hzvs65Hz
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 10W more audio output power
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    1 x 30Wvs2 x 10W
  • 25% more battery power
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    7500mAhvs6000mAh
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a sleep timer
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$82.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$109.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$89.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$109.95

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$72.99

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
$148.49
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 - Gray
Amazon logo
$129.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$103.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless S...JBL Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Bundle with Protective Travel Case - Blue
Amazon logo
$89.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Squad) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Anker 2-Port Wall Charger - Red
Amazon logo
$179.99
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Red
walmart logo
$179.95

Design

1.drivers count

2

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.volume

1639.99cm³

1943.7cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
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 3
JBL Charge 4
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 3
JBL Charge 4
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.has a detachable cable
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.lowest frequency

65Hz

60Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
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.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
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

2 x 10W

1 x 30W

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

6000mAh

7500mAh

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.
4.Battery life

20h

20h

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.
5.charge time

4h

5.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
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.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

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 3
JBL Charge 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
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.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 3
JBL Charge 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

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

Buy used:

$82.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$89.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$109.95

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$72.99

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
$148.49
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 - Gray
Amazon logo
$129.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$103.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless S...JBL Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Bundle with Protective Travel Case - Blue
Amazon logo
$89.00
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Squad) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Anker 2-Port Wall Charger - Red
Amazon logo
$179.99
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Red
walmart logo
$179.95

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