Product Comparison: JBL Charge 2 vs Altec Lansing Life Jacket iMW575

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JBL Charge 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
JBL Charge 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Altec Lansing Life Jacket iMW575 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Altec Lansing Life Jacket iMW575 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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Brand JBL Altec Lansing
Model Charge 2 Life Jacket 3
Depth 3.1 in. 3.2 in.
Height 3.1 in. 3.2 in.
Width 7.3 in. 8 in.
Weight 1.32 pound 1.5 pound
Color Black Blue
Number of speakers 2 2
Controls Touch control Touch control
LCD display No No
Battery life 12 hours 16 hours
Product benefits Can connect a maximum of 3 devices Waterproof, shockproof, snowproof
Features Built-In mic for speakerphone, USB charging port IP67 waterproof, built-in smartphone charger, on-board microphone, hands-free operation
Micro USB Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
AUX in Yes Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) 3.0 -
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
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Date first available May 22, 2014 April 30, 2014
Amazon 4.4 3.9
Origin - China
About the product - The Altec Lansing iMW575 Life Jacket Bluetooth Wireless Speaker features great stereo sound with Voice Confirmation and an onboard microphone for clear, hands-free communication. This portable speaker includes two powerful 2.5 inch drivers with Altec DSP Audio Enhancement technology for optimum music playback and APT-X for CD-quality wireless audio--as well as a 3.5mm AUX-in cable for added device compatibility. The rechargeable Lithium-ion battery offers up to 16 hours of battery life on a full charge. The rubberized jacket has an IPX 67 Water/Dust/Shock-proof rating, durable enough to carry with you anywhere.
Humidity protection - Yes
Bluetooth transmission range (max) - 30 feets
Accessories - Cables, adapter, mount
NFC - Yes
Certifications - FCC, CE
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