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JBL Boombox vs JBL Charge

19.49 in
10.02 in
JBL Boombox Wireless Speaker
JBL Boombox
2.91 in
6.89 in
JBL Charge Wireless Speaker
JBL Charge
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
9 editorial reviews
It must be fun to work at JBL. For years now, we've covered various JBL Bluetooth speakers, and they've become increasingly ... bonkers. Where some ...Read more
The outdoor-friendly JBL Boombox delivers thunderous bass balanced with solid high frequency presence in a nostalgic design.Read more
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16 editorial reviews
JBL's unexpected late 2012 release of the $99 Flip was stunning. Even though Flip arrived two years after the Jawbone Jambox -- a seriously overpriced but ...Read more
We've heard a lot of music come from lots of speakers already, but the JBL Charge boasts that it can offer to charge a lot of juice into your portableRead more
JBL has a wide-array of portable speakers in their arsenal. Here we have the JBL…Read more
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User rating
14
4.0 out of 5
14 user ratings
5 stars
64 %
4 stars
0 %
3 stars
21 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
14 %

Full Comparison

Sound

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Low Frequency
50.0 Hz
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150.0 Hz
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High Frequency
20.0 kHz
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20.0 kHz
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Peak Power
60.0 W
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10.0 W
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Channels
N/A
1.0
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Features

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
no
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no
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Radio receiver
no
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no
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Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
no
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no
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Power bank
yes
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N/A
Built-in display
N/A
no
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Black
  • Green
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  • Black,Grey
  • Blue
  • Grey
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Height
10.02 in
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6.89 in
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Width
19.49 in
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2.91 in
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Depth
7.7 in
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2.91 in
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Weight
185.19 oz
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38.08 oz
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IP code (level of dust/water resistance)
IPX7
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N/A

Connectivity

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
USB
yes
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yes
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USB version
2.0
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2.0
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Type of USB connector
USB
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USB
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth codec
SBC
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SBC
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
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A2DP
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Bluetooth Version
4.2
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N/A
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
1
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1
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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
no
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no
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Source of connection
N/A
  • iOS App
  • Android App
  • Windows Phone App
  • Mac App
  • PC App
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Aptx Support
N/A
no
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Wired Inputs
N/A
  • 3.5mm
  • Micro-USB
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Power

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Battery operated
yes
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yes
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USB powered
yes
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yes
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Electric (not USB)
yes
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no
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Battery Type
Li-polymer
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Li-Ion
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Playback Time
24.0 h
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12.0 h
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Battery Capacity
N/A
6000
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