Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink III vs JBL Xtreme


General Specifications
Brand
Bose
JBL
Model
SoundLink III
Xtreme
Origin
Mexico
About the product
Meet the speaker that brings your music and friends together—with a style that’s all your own. The SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III is our best-performing mobile Bluetooth speaker. It plays louder and longer than its popular predecessor, with advanced Bose technologies that reproduce the fullness, clarity and depth of your music. And a colorful assortment of optional covers let you personalize your speaker.
You can trust JBL Xtreme to bring the excitement wherever you need it - whether indoors or outdoors, poolside party or backyard barbeque - with its Splashproof fabric design that's available in black, blue, or red. It also features a noise and echo cancelling speakerphone for clear Conference calls, and JBL connect that can wirelessly link multiple JBL connect Enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience.
Product Dimentions
Depth
1.9 in.
4.8 in.
Height
5.1 in.
4.9 in.
Width
9.6 in.
11.14 in.
Weight
3.03 pound
4.65 pound
Material
Plastic/Metal
Fabric/rugged rubber
Color
Silver/Black
Black

Bose SoundLink III

JBL Xtreme

Bose SoundLink III

JBL Xtreme

Audio
Number of speakers
4
2
Woofer(s)
2
Power output
40 W

Bose SoundLink III

JBL Xtreme

Details
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Battery life
14 hours
15 hours
Product benefits
Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
Take crystal clear calls from your speaker with the touch of a button thanks to the noise and echo cancelling speakerphone. Charge your USB-powered devices Via the dual USB ports for a boost of power when you need it most.
Bluetooth transmission range (max)
30 feets
Features
Pairs easily with your smartphone, iPad or other Bluetooth devices. The speaker remembers the most recent six devices you've used, so reconnecting is even simpler.
Splashproof, JBL connect, lifestyle material, JBL bass radiator
Humidity protection
Yes
Operating systems supported (for stored files)
iOS, Android, Windows, Mac
Accessories
Strap, power adaptor

Bose SoundLink III

JBL Xtreme

Interfaces
Micro USB
Yes
Yes
AUX in
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
Yes
4.1
MiniJack (3.5 mm)
Yes
USB
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
cULus
CE
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
Other Information
Product manuals
https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/support/pdfs/soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_iii/Soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_III_qsg_multi.pdf
http://demandware.edgesuite.net/aauj_prd/on/demandware.static/-/Sites-masterCatalog_Harman/default/dw91e83d3b/pdfs/Quick%20Start%20Guide%20JBL-Xtreme%20(Multilingual).pdf
Date first available
February 6, 2014
September 1, 2015
MSRP
299.95 $
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.6
4.4
Ebay
4.6
5
Walmart
4.4
Bestbuy
4.8
Amazon
4.4

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