Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink III vs JBL Xtreme


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Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
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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.
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
Controls Buttons Buttons
LCD display No No
Number of speakers 4 2
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
Micro USB Yes Yes
AUX in Yes -
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) Yes 4.1
Certifications cULus CE
Manufacturer link https://www.bose.com/en_us/support/products/wireless_speakers_support/soundlink-bluetooth-speaker-iii.html#SupportTabs_tab0 http://www.jbl.com/bluetooth-speakers/XTREME.html?dwvar_XTREME_color=Black#q=Xtreme&start=1
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
Reviews https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG http://www.jbl.com/bluetooth-speakers/XTREME.html?dwvar_XTREME_color=Black#q=Xtreme&start=1
FAQ https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG http://www.jbl.com/bluetooth-speakers/XTREME.html?dwvar_XTREME_color=Black#q=Xtreme&start=1
Site of manufacturer 4.6 4.4
Ebay 4.6 5
Woofer(s) - 2
Humidity protection - Yes
Power output - 40 W
Operating systems supported (for stored files) - iOS, Android, Windows, Mac
Accessories - Strap, power adaptor
MiniJack (3.5 mm) - Yes
USB - Yes
Manufacturer warranty - 1 year(s)
MSRP - 299.95 $
Walmart - 4.4
Bestbuy - 4.8
Amazon - 4.4

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