JBL Link Portable

JBL Link Portable

JBL Link Portable review: specs and price

JBL Link Portable

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If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
works with Alexa
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It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
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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.
has AirPlay
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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.
has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
security features

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The smart speaker can be set to monitor your home for sounds such as glass breaking or a smoke alarm. If these sounds are detected, it will send a notification to your mobile device. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
has Chromecast built-in
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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.

Sound quality

has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Has a passive radiator
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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.
has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
has Dolby Atmos
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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.
built-in subwoofer size

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Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

General info

has an AUX input
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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.
has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.
supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
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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.
supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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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.
has aptX
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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.
is DLNA-certified
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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.
supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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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.


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.
megapixels (main camera)

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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.

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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.
screen size

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


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


The height represents the vertical dimension of the product.


The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product.
The thickness (or depth) of the product.


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.


has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Has voice prompts
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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.
Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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