JBL Boombox vs Boombox 3 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Let's have a look at the differences between the JBL Boombox and the JBL Boombox 3. The speaker Boombox of JBL is from the year 2018. Thus, the device is older than the JBL Boombox 3 with the year of publication 2022.
Size and weight
The two devices differ in their dimensions. The smaller a loudspeaker is, the more practical it is in use, of course.
- JBL Boombox: 19.55 cm x 45.85 cm x 25.45 cm
- JBL Boombox 3: 20.0 cm x 48.2 cm x 25.7 cm
With a battery life of up to 24,0 hours there is no difference between the two devices. In practice, the specification of the battery life can often be somewhat lower, since the manufacturers specify the maximum possible performance. The loading time does not differ for the two devices and is 6,5 hours.
Both speakers are waterproof. The JBL Boombox is certified with IPX7. With the JBL Boombox 3 a IPX67 certification is present.
The built-in Bluetooth differs in the versions. The JBL Boombox has Bluetooth version 4.2 installed. At the JBL Boombox 3 the newer version 5.3 is integrated. A newer Bluetooth version offers a better stability in the connection. Thus also a higher comfort in the application is given.
In this comparison, both devices can be used as power banks. 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.
The performance is the JBL Boombox at 2 x 30 Watt. The JBL Boombox 3 has a power of 1x80 + 2x10 + 2x30 Watt.