Bose SoundLink Mini II vs JBL JR Pop - Where are the differences?

Brand
Bose
JBL
Product name
SoundLink Mini II
JR Pop
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Only differences
Battery
Battery life
Battery life
10,0 hours
Battery life
5,0 hours
Periphery
Powerbank
Powerbank
No
Powerbank
No
Ethernet (LAN)
Ethernet (LAN)
No
Ethernet (LAN)
No
USB (Data)
USB (Data)
No
USB (Data)
No
Sensors
WLAN
WLAN
No
WLAN
No
Specifications
Height
Height
5.1 cm
Height
3.97 cm
Length
Length
5.8 cm
Length
8.78 cm
Weight
Weight
670 g
Weight
121.2 g
Width
Width
18 cm
Width
7.55 cm
Waterproof
Waterproof
Waterproof
No
Waterproof
Yes
Certification
Certification
-
Certification
IPX7

Where are the differences?

Let's compare the Bose SoundLink Mini II and the JBL JR Pop and take a closer look at the differences. The speaker SoundLink Mini II of Bose is from the year 2015. Thus, the device is older than the JBL JR Pop with the year of publication 2018.

Size and weight

The two devices differ in their dimensions. The smaller a loudspeaker is, the more practical it is in use, of course.

  • Bose SoundLink Mini II: 5.8 cm x 18 cm x 5.1 cm
  • JBL JR Pop: 8.78 cm x 7.55 cm x 3.97 cm
The Bose SoundLink Mini II with 670 g is heavier than the JBL JR Pop with a weight of 121.2 g. This makes the JBL JR Pop more suitable for transport.

Battery

With regard to battery life, the Bose SoundLink Mini II can trump with up to 10,0 hours. The Bose SoundLink Mini II has a battery life of up to 5,0 hours. In practice, the specification of the battery life can often be somewhat lower, since the manufacturers specify the maximum possible performance.

Waterproof

Of the two devices only the JBL JR Pop is waterproof. The Bose SoundLink Mini II is certified with -. With the JBL JR Pop a IPX7 certification is present.

Powerbank

With the Powerbank function, other devices can be charged via USB using the speaker. Of course, this is at the expense of the battery life of the speaker.

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