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
9
4.3 out of 5
9 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
0 %
3 stars
33 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
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Full Comparison

Sound

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Low Frequency
50.0 Hz
150.0 Hz
High Frequency20.0 kHz20.0 kHz
Peak Power
60.0 W
10.0 W
Channels
N/A
1.0

Features

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
nono
nono
Radio receiver
nono
nono
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
nono
nono
Power bank
yesyes
N/A
Built-in display
N/A
nono

Dimensions

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Colour of productBlack, GreenBlack,Grey, Blue, Grey
Height10.02 in
6.89 in
Width19.49 in
2.91 in
Depth7.7 in
2.91 in
Weight185.19 oz
38.08 oz
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)IPX7
N/A

Connectivity

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
USB
yesyes
yesyes
USB version2.02.0
Type of USB connectorUSB (Type A)USB (Type A)
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth codecSBCSBC
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCP, HFPA2DP
Bluetooth Version4.2
N/A
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)11
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
nono
nono
Source of connection
N/A
iOS App, Android App, Windows Phone App, Mac App, PC App
Aptx Support
N/A
nono
Wired Inputs
N/A
3.5mm (AUX), Micro-USB

Power

JBL BoomboxJBL BoomboxJBL ChargeJBL Charge
Battery operated
yesyes
yesyes
USB powered
yesyes
yesyes
Electric (not USB)
yesyes
nono
Battery TypeLi-polymerLi-Ion
Playback Time
24.0 h
12.0 h
Battery Capacity
N/A
6000