JBL Charge 3 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

JBL Charge 3

JBL Charge 3
$122.98 View deals
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A sleek and elegant Bluetooth speaker for your home,available in five different colors to match your beautiful decor perfectly! And that's just the beginning. With the JBL Charge 3, you can simultaneo... Read full review
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Key features
  • Bluetooth
  • Wirelessly connect up to 3 smartphones or tablets
  • Lithium-ion Polymer (22.2Wh)
  • 20 hours of playtime
  • IPX7 Waterproof

JBL Charge 3 is a very popular and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling bluetooth speakers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Anker A3143 or JBL Pulse 2 .

JBL Charge 3 is $53.93 more expensive than an average bluetooth speaker ($69.50).

Physical Features
Color Mouse over a color for a picture
Black
Blue
Grey
Red
Turquoise
Dimensions Length x Width x Height
8.4 x 3.4 x 3.5 inches
Size Variations Mouse over a size variation for a picture
1
Weight

1.8 lbs
 
Water Resistance
Water Resistant IPX rating if applicable
  • IPX7 - Immersion up to 1m
Rugged Design Rubberized, scratch-proof casing, drop-proof
Yes
Dustproof
Yes
Battery
Battery Life
20 hours
Charging Time How long it takes to charge the battery
4.5 hours
Power Bank USB port to charge devices on the go
Yes
Sound Quality
Sound System Stereo - 2 or more outputs for sound
  • Stereo
Speaker Breakdown
Two 50 mm Transducer size
Total Output Power Wattage
20 watts
Frequency Range
65Hz-20kHz
Info at a Glance
Brand
JBL
Model Numbers Mouse over a model for a picture
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
88 / 100
Details
  • Wireless Bluetooth streaming 6000mAh power bank Speakerphone with noise-cancelling IPX7 waterproof rating JBL Connect Rugged lifestyle materials JBL Bass Radiator
  • The rugged JBL Charge 3 offers 20 hours of wireless playing time and can keep your devices charged with its USB output
  • Whether you're lounging poolside or roughing it in the wilderness, the Charge 3 will keep you powered up and entertained
  • At the heart of the Charge 3 is the JBL Bass Radiator, featuring dual external passive radiators that demonstrate just how powerful the speakers are
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Connectivity
Bluetooth Range
30 ft
Hands-free Function Can act as a speakerphone
Yes
Connects to Multiple Devices Ability to connect to multiple devices at once (e.g. both your phone and your laptop)
Yes
Aux cable port 3.5mm cable input
Yes
Remote / app control
No
Connects to Other Speakers Ability to connect to other Bluetooth speakers for a multi-directional sound
No
NFC
No
AirPlay
No
FM Radio
No
Additional Features
Accessories Chargers, cables, cases that come with the device
5V 2.3A USB Adapter, Micro USB Cable
Warranty
1 Year Limited Warranty
Not sure which one is best for you? Read our guide: Choosing a Portable Bluetooth Speaker for Home, Car and Outdoors
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Questions about JBL Charge 3

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Hi there,
Is the JBL Xtreme worth the difference in price to the JBL Charge 3?
Why is it so much more expensive?
Related: JBL Xtreme, JBL Charge 3, Top Portable Bluetooth Speakers | Submitted by anonymous 80 days ago
A:
The reason that the JBL Xtreme is so much more expensive is because it is much larger and more powerful than the Charge 3. It's difficult to see in pictures, but the Xtreme is more than twice the size of the Charge 3 and requires a shoulder strap to carry around.
If you're looking for a huge booming speaker for a party or something, the Xtreme is a great choice, but because of its size it's not nearly as portable as the Charge 3 (which is also very durable and waterproof).
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JPL pulse 2 or JBL Charge 3?
Related: JBL Charge 3, JBL Pulse 2, Top Portable Bluetooth Speakers | Submitted by anonymous 108 days ago
A:

Depends on what you'll be using it for. The Charge 3 can be submerged in water without getting damaged, and it's a little smaller and more portable. The Pulse 2 light show is really cool for parties, and it can get rained on, but it can't be fully submerged. Both are really durable and have excellent sound quality. I have the Pulse 2 and I love it! (I mostly use it at home and at the beach).

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