77points

Apple HomePod Mini

76points

JBL Charge 4

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Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
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81 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod Mini vs JBL Charge 4

Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4

Why is Apple HomePod Mini better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Supports pairing for stereo sound
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  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Has Dolby Atmos
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  • Works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 58.43% less body volume
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    807.97cm³vs1943.7cm³

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than Apple HomePod Mini?

  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a sleep timer
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has USB Type-C
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Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 4 Bleu
Amazon logo
$130
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Green
Amazon logo
$115
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
Amazon logo
$120
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Gray
Amazon logo
$117
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressSuitable for JBL Flip5 generation music ...Suitable for JBL Flip5 generation music kaleidoscope ES Bluetooth speaker wireless mini audio outdoor portable bass
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$45
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speak...JBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Portable Bt Speaker Charge 5 Ip67 Waterproof Deep Bass Sound Speaker With Bag
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$12
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mi...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mini Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Jbl Filp 4 Charge 4 BTSpeaker
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$47
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressSeven Lights USB Flash Light Charging Sm...Seven Lights USB Flash Light Charging Small Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Speakers Card Two Speakers Creative Small Night Lights
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$33
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speak...JBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Portable Bt Speaker Charge 5 Ip67 Waterproof Deep Bass Sound Speaker With Bag
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$11

Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
2.works with Alexa
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
3.compatible with Google Assistant
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
4.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
It is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
5.has AirPlay
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
6.has a mute function
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.can recognize individual voices
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
8.has Chromecast built-in
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
9.has Spotify Connect
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Spotify Connect allows you to control the music playing on the speaker from the Spotify app on another device (when the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network).

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.number of microphones

4

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a passive radiator
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
4.has a subwoofer
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
6.built-in subwoofer size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.
7.driver unit size

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
8.drivers count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
9.highest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.has a detachable cable
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
7.Has Bluetooth aptX
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
8.is DLNA-certified
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
9.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
2.megapixels (main camera)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
3.resolution

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Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
4.screen size

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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.volume

807.97cm³

1943.7cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.height

84.3mm

95mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
7.width

97.9mm

220mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
8.thickness

97.9mm

93mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
9.weight

345g

960g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
2.Has voice prompts
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
3.has voice commands
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has an external memory slot
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
5.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
6.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
7.multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

2

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
8.waterproof depth rating

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

1m

The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
9.has a sleep timer
Apple HomePod Mini
JBL Charge 4
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 4 Bleu
Amazon logo
$130
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Green
Amazon logo
$115
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
Amazon logo
$120
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Gray
Amazon logo
$117
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressSuitable for JBL Flip5 generation music ...Suitable for JBL Flip5 generation music kaleidoscope ES Bluetooth speaker wireless mini audio outdoor portable bass
aliexpress logo
$45
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speak...JBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Portable Bt Speaker Charge 5 Ip67 Waterproof Deep Bass Sound Speaker With Bag
aliexpress logo
$12
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mi...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Mini Portable Wireless Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox for Jbl Filp 4 Charge 4 BTSpeaker
aliexpress logo
$47
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressSeven Lights USB Flash Light Charging Sm...Seven Lights USB Flash Light Charging Small Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Speakers Card Two Speakers Creative Small Night Lights
aliexpress logo
$33
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speak...JBL Charge5 Wireless Bluetooth 5.1 Speaker Portable Bt Speaker Charge 5 Ip67 Waterproof Deep Bass Sound Speaker With Bag
aliexpress logo
$11

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