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JBL Charge

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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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  • 80 Ω
  • 6000
  • 12 h
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JBL Charge - Technical Overview

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Peak Power
10 W
Best:
Devialet Phantom
Peak Power: 4500 W
Impedance
80 Ω
Best:
Sony MS-410
Impedance: 30000 Ω
Weight
1079.55 g
Best:
Philips SBA3110
Weight: 0.21 g
Playback Time
12 h
Best:
Roberts Radio Revival Blutune
Playback Time: 120 h

JBL Charge Full Specifications

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Sound

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150.0 Hz
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20.0 kHz
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10.0 W
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80.0 Ω
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Dimensions

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6.89 in
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2.91 in
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2.91 in
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38.08 oz
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Connectivity

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Power

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JBL Charge Editorial Reviews (16)

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JBL Charge Review: JBL Charge Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
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iLounge
Published: 01.05.2013
Review: JBL Charge Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

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 ...

JBL Charge JBL Charge Review - YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews
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YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews
Published: 30.05.2014
JBL Charge Review - YugaTech | Philippines Tech News & Reviews

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 portable

JBL Charge JBL Charge Portable Wireless Speakers Review
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PinoyTechBlog
Published: 29.10.2013
JBL Charge Portable Wireless Speakers Review

JBL has a wide-array of portable speakers in their arsenal. Here we have the JBL…

JBL Charge JBL Charge portable Bluetooth speaker review: Jolt of sound with a dash of power
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CNET
Published: 17.05.2013
JBL Charge portable Bluetooth speaker review: Jolt of sound with a dash of power
4.0

The Charge is a nice compromise for those who want a better sounding portable Bluetooth speaker but don't want to make the jump to the Jawbone Big Jambox or Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II.

JBL Charge JBL Charge Review: Solid Sound with Power to Spare
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Tom's Guide
Published: 13.05.2014
JBL Charge Review: Solid Sound with Power to Spare
3.5

The JBL Charge delivers good sound performance for a $150 portable Bluetooth speaker, and it can double as a backup battery.

JBL Charge Protected: JBL Charge Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review
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Chip Chick
Published: 10.06.2013
Protected: JBL Charge Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

Want to throw the best Barbeque? Get a JBL Charge, it's an outstanding little speaker that booms fantastically high quality audio wirelessly over Bluetooth. All of your friends can take turns streaming music wirelessly from

JBL Charge The JBL Charge Kicks The Jambox's Teeth In [Review] | Cult of Mac
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Cult of Mac
Published: 15.04.2013
The JBL Charge Kicks The Jambox's Teeth In [Review] | Cult of Mac

We've reviewed a lot of Bluetooth speakers here at Cult of Mac, and yet to this day, the easiest one to recommend is still the speaker that launched the

JBL Charge Home review
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whathifi
Published: 17.12.2013
Home review
4.0

While we’d love deeper bass, the punchy detail, portable design and good price makes this wireless speaker a worthwhile contender

JBL Charge Review: JBL Charge portable speaker and OnBeat Rumble dock
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Sound & Vision
Published: 11.04.2013
Review: JBL Charge portable speaker and OnBeat Rumble dock

The JBL name is among the most revered in the audio marketplace. Since its founding in 1946 by James Bullough (love that middle name) Lansing, the brand consistently stood for excellence in the pro market. The company has been part of the Harman constellation for 40 years, and expanded into the consumer market, but its reputation has held fast. Now, JBL is pressing hard in the portable speaker and dock markets. Does the red square still stand for quality?

JBL Charge Review: JBL’s portable speaker line (OnBeat Micro, Flip, Charge) begs the question: Lightning dock or Bluetooth speaker?
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9to5Mac
Published: 27.04.2013
Review: JBL’s portable speaker line (OnBeat Micro, Flip, Charge) begs the question: Lightning dock or Bluetooth speaker?

JBL’s $99 Flip, $99 OnBeat Lightning Dock and $149 Charge When we did our Best Bluetooth speaker mega-review (TL;DR: Overall Winner, Best Value, Best Sound, Best Portable/Sound, Apps/Updates, more) a few weeks ago, we neglected to test JBL’s very capable ($99 Flip) and $149 Charge; something our commenters immediately questioned. Not even a day after the review went up, JBL sent us a box […]