56points

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

88points

JBL Boombox

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
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Harman Kardon GO + PLAY vs JBL Boombox

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox

Why is Harman Kardon GO + PLAY better than JBL Boombox?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    40Hzvs50Hz
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 5dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
    ?

    85dBvs80dB
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • 950g lighter
    ?

    4.3kgvs5.25kg
  • 14.5mm shorter
    ?

    240mmvs254.5mm
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is JBL Boombox better than Harman Kardon GO + PLAY?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 10.77% less body volume
    ?

    24628.6cm³vs27600cm³
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

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Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonHarman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable ...Harman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$400
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonBluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon ...Bluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon Go + Play Speaker Dock
amazon logo
$20
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonHQRP 24V AC Adapter Compatible with Harm...HQRP 24V AC Adapter Compatible with Harman Kardon Go+Play Micro Speaker System 700-0108 Power Supply PSU Cord Adaptor + HQRP Euro Plug Adapter
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$11
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonReplacement Battery for Harman Kardon Go...Replacement Battery for Harman Kardon Go Play(3000mAh)
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$20
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY aliexpress57mm Sponge Pad Shrapnel Spacer For Harm...57mm Sponge Pad Shrapnel Spacer For Harman Kardon JBL GO+PLAY Micro Accessories Repair (Not Surround Suspension ) 2pcs
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$9.95
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY aliexpressSpeaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Ca...Speaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Carrying Case Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pouch Suitable for Harman Kardon GO and PLAY
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$30
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY aliexpressSpeaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Ca...Speaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Carrying Case Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pouch Suitable for Harman Kardon GO and PLAY
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$31

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$25

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JBL Boombox amazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$359
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Black
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$549
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful Waterpro...JBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful Waterproof Speaker
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$500
JBL Boombox aliexpressBoombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Por...Boombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Portable Dynamic Speaker Music Subwoofer Outdoor IPX7 Speaker Waterproof Stereo
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$69
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wi...JBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wireless Portable Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox For Jbl Filp 5 Charge 4 BT Speakers
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$23
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Charge4 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker C...JBL Charge4 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Charge 4 IPX7 Waterproof Music Sound Deep Partybox Speakers CLIP 3 Pulse FLIP 5 Boombox
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JBL Boombox
10.0
4 User reviews
JBL Boombox
10.0/10
4 User reviews

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Design

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Design

1.volume

27600cm³

24628.6cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
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.
4.driver unit size

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102mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.travel bag is included
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
7.has a touch screen
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
9.is dustproof and water-resistant
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5.audio output power

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2 x 30W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.Has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
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.
7.number of microphones

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Boombox)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
8.has a noise-canceling microphone
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Power

1.battery power

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20000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.Battery life

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24h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
3.charge time

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6.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.can be used with standard batteries
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
8.has wireless charging
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
9.operating power consumption

65W

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How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Connectivity

1.multipoint count

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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.
2.Bluetooth version

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4.2

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.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
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.
6.has LDAC
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
7.has aptX Adaptive
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
8.has aptX HD
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
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 a radio
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has voice prompts
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
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.
6.has a mute function
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.works as a power bank
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
8.has a sleep timer
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Boombox
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
9.internal storage

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The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

199.93 €

33.40 €

Updated on Thu Jan 20 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonHarman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable ...Harman Kardon Go+Play Mini 2 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
amazon logo
$400
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonBluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon ...Bluetooth Adapter for Harman and Kardon Go + Play Speaker Dock
amazon logo
$20
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonHQRP 24V AC Adapter Compatible with Harm...HQRP 24V AC Adapter Compatible with Harman Kardon Go+Play Micro Speaker System 700-0108 Power Supply PSU Cord Adaptor + HQRP Euro Plug Adapter
amazon logo
$11
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY amazonReplacement Battery for Harman Kardon Go...Replacement Battery for Harman Kardon Go Play(3000mAh)
amazon logo
$20
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY aliexpress57mm Sponge Pad Shrapnel Spacer For Harm...57mm Sponge Pad Shrapnel Spacer For Harman Kardon JBL GO+PLAY Micro Accessories Repair (Not Surround Suspension ) 2pcs
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$9.95
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY aliexpressSpeaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Ca...Speaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Carrying Case Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pouch Suitable for Harman Kardon GO and PLAY
aliexpress logo
$30
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY aliexpressSpeaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Ca...Speaker Storage Bag Travel Protection Carrying Case Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pouch Suitable for Harman Kardon GO and PLAY
aliexpress logo
$31

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$25

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox amazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
amazon logo
$359
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Black
walmart logo
$549
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful Waterpro...JBL Boombox 2 Black - Powerful Waterproof Speaker
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$500
JBL Boombox aliexpressBoombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Por...Boombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Portable Dynamic Speaker Music Subwoofer Outdoor IPX7 Speaker Waterproof Stereo
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$69
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wi...JBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wireless Portable Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox For Jbl Filp 5 Charge 4 BT Speakers
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$23
JBL Boombox aliexpressJBL Charge4 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker C...JBL Charge4 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Charge 4 IPX7 Waterproof Music Sound Deep Partybox Speakers CLIP 3 Pulse FLIP 5 Boombox
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$14

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