JBL Charge 5 vs Clip 3 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Let's have a look at the differences between the JBL Charge 5 and the JBL Clip 3. With the year of publication 2021 the Charge 5 is newer than the Clip 3 from the year 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.
- JBL Charge 5: 9.4 cm x 22.3 cm x 9.65 cm
- JBL Clip 3: 13.7 cm x 4.6 cm x 9.7 cm
With regard to battery life, the JBL Charge 5 can trump with up to 20,0 hours. The JBL Charge 5 has a battery life of up to 10,0 hours. In practice, the specification of the battery life can often be somewhat lower, since the manufacturers specify the maximum possible performance. In the loading time the JBL Clip 3 performs better with 3,0 hours. With the JBL Charge 5 the loading time is 4,0 hours. With 7500 mah the JBL Charge 5 has a larger battery capacity. With the JBL Clip 3 the capacity is 1000 mah.
Both speakers are waterproof. The JBL Charge 5 is certified with IP67. With the JBL Clip 3 a IPX7 certification is present.
With Bluetooth version 5.1 the JBL Charge 5 has a newer version than the JBL Clip 3. There we have Bluetooth of the version 4.1. A newer Bluetooth version offers a better stability in the connection. Thus also a higher comfort in the application is given.
The function of a powerbank provides the JBL Charge 5. 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 Charge 5 at 30 + 10 Watt. The JBL Clip 3 has a power of 3.3 Watt. The driver of the JBL Clip 3 has 40 mm.