80points

JBL Charge 3

65points

JBL Pulse 3

JBL Charge 3
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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Pulse 3

JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
80
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JBL Charge 3
65
points
JBL Pulse 3

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Pulse 3?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Is an active speaker
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  • 13.11% less body volume
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    1639.99cm³vs1887.472cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • 8h longer battery life
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    20hvs12h
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    4hvs4.5h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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Why is JBL Pulse 3 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 1 more drivers
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    3vs2
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 121mm narrower
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    92mmvs213mm
  • Has voice prompts
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$101.15

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$99.95
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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$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$106.11
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$129.95

JBL Pulse 3

Buy used:

$52.40

ProductStorePrice
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 3 Wireless Bluetooth IPX7 Wate...JBL Pulse 3 Wireless Bluetooth IPX7 Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$129.99
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 4 - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Pulse 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Light Show - Black
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$249.95
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Pulse 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Light Show - Black (Renewed)
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$187.00
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 3 portable bluetooth speaker (...JBL Pulse 3 portable bluetooth speaker (black)
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$154.48
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$179.95
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonBeats Pill+ Portable Wireless Speaker - ...Beats Pill+ Portable Wireless Speaker - Stereo Bluetooth, 12 Hours Of Listening Time, Microphone For Phone Calls - Black
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$126.00

Design

1.drivers count

2

3

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

1887.47cm³

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 Pulse 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 3
JBL Pulse 3
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 Pulse 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.
6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 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.lowest frequency

65Hz

65Hz

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 Pulse 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.
4.has a subwoofer
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 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.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

6000mAh

6000mAh

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

12h

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

4.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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 Pulse 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.
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.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 3
JBL Pulse 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
6.has a microphone input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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 voice prompts
JBL Charge 3
JBL Pulse 3
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:

$101.15

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.95
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 ]
Amazon logo
$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
Amazon logo
$106.11
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
Amazon logo
$129.95

JBL Pulse 3

Buy used:

$52.40

ProductStorePrice
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 3 Wireless Bluetooth IPX7 Wate...JBL Pulse 3 Wireless Bluetooth IPX7 Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$129.99
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 4 - Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Pulse 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Light Show - Black
Amazon logo
$249.95
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Pulse 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Light Show - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$187.00
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Pulse 3 portable bluetooth speaker (...JBL Pulse 3 portable bluetooth speaker (black)
Amazon logo
$154.48
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$179.95
JBL Pulse 3 AmazonBeats Pill+ Portable Wireless Speaker - ...Beats Pill+ Portable Wireless Speaker - Stereo Bluetooth, 12 Hours Of Listening Time, Microphone For Phone Calls - Black
Amazon logo
$126.00

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