75points

JBL Charge 4

72points

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

JBL Charge 4
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53 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 4 vs Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
75
points
JBL Charge 4
72
points
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3?

  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • 130mm shorter
    ?

    95mmvs225mm
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?

Why is Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 8.31% less body volume
    ?

    1782.22cm³vs1943.7cm³
  • 6 more live Bluetooth connections
    ?

    8vs2
  • 35g lighter
    ?

    925gvs960g
  • 131mm narrower
    ?

    89mmvs220mm
  • 4mm thinner
    ?

    89mmvs93mm

Price comparison

Design

1.drivers count

1

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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.
3.volume

1943.7cm³

1782.22cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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.has a detachable cable
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
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.lowest frequency

60Hz

60Hz

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 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
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 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.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.
4.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
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 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
6.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
JBL Charge 4
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

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

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