81points
79points

JBL Charge 3

97points
89points

Libratone Zipp Mini 2

JBL Charge 3
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Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Charge 3 vs Libratone Zipp Mini 2

JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
81
points
JBL Charge 3
97
points
Libratone Zipp Mini 2

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than Libratone Zipp Mini 2?

  • 26.79% less body volume
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    1639.99cm³vs2240cm³
  • Has an AUX input
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • 8h longer battery life
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    20hvs12h
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 300g lighter
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    800gvs1100g
  • 137mm shorter
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    87mmvs224mm

Why is Libratone Zipp Mini 2 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs65Hz
  • 1 more drivers
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    3vs2
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 31.2mm bigger driver unit
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    76.2mmvs45mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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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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$169.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
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$149.00
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

Libratone Zipp Mini 2

ProductStorePrice
Libratone Zipp Mini 2 AmazonLibratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante porta...Libratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante portatile Stereo Grigio, Bianco
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$247.00
Libratone Zipp Mini 2 AmazonLibratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante porta...Libratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante portatile Stereo Nero
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$286.00

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Design

1.driver unit size

45mm

76.2mm

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

3

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 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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

1639.99cm³

2240cm³

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 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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.lowest frequency

65Hz

50Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.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.
4.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.has a removable battery
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
6.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.1

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 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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 voice prompts
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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.
6.Has a radio
JBL Charge 3
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$206.09

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$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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$169.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
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$149.00
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
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
Amazon logo
$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

Libratone Zipp Mini 2

ProductStorePrice
Libratone Zipp Mini 2 AmazonLibratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante porta...Libratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante portatile Stereo Grigio, Bianco
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$247.00
Libratone Zipp Mini 2 AmazonLibratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante porta...Libratone Zipp Mini 2 Altoparlante portatile Stereo Nero
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$286.00

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