JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Charge 4

8.39 in
3.48 in
JBL Charge 3 Wireless Speaker
JBL Charge 3
8.66 in
3.66 in
JBL Charge 4 Wireless Speaker
JBL Charge 4
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Editiorial reviews
42 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
The Charge is a highly capable speaker with all best attributes of its predecessor. You don’t get a ton of bass, but you will get clear, detailed sound loud enough to peel paint off the walls.Read more
JBL has a wide-array of portable speakers in their arsenal. Here we have the JBL…Read more
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6 editorial reviews
The biggest difference is only useful to 0.1% of people.Read more
A fun and bubbly Bluetooth speaker with a serious soundRead more
The JBL Charge 4 features many of the same features as the previous iteration, so is it worth the extra cash?Read more
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User rating
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8 user ratings
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4.5 out of 5
16 user ratings
5 stars
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Full Comparison

Sound

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 4JBL Charge 4
Channels2.01.0
Low Frequency65.0 Hz
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High Frequency20.0 kHz
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Peak Power20.0 W
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Impedance80.0 Ω
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Dimensions

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 4JBL Charge 4
Colour of productBlack, Blue, Blue,Red, Blue,White, Camouflage, Grey, Red, TurquoiseBlack, Blue, Cyan, Green, Grey, Pink, Red, Sand, White, Yellow
Height3.48 in3.66 in
Width8.39 in8.66 in
Depth3.43 in3.74 in
Weight28.22 oz34.04 oz
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)IPX7
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Connectivity

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 4JBL Charge 4
USByes
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USB version2.0
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Type of USB connectorMicro-USB
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Source of connectioniOS App, Android App, Windows Phone App, Mac App, PC App, Integrated in Speaker
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Aptx Supportno
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Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth codecSBC
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Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSPA2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Version4.14.2
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)1
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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)nono
NFCyes
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Power

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 4JBL Charge 4
Battery operatedyes
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USB poweredyesyes
Electric (not USB)no
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Battery TypeLi-polymerLi-Ion
Battery Capacity6000
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Playback Time20.0 h
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