JBL Boombox 2 Speaker Review

6 Mixed Usages
7.3 Music:
6.3 Movies:
7.8 Outdoors:
7.6 Podcasts
1 Voice Assistant:
Release year: 2019 Rating: 4.8

If you want the loudest, clearest sound possible, the JBL Boombox 2 Bluetooth speaker is your best bet. The Boombox 2 is great for parties, barbecues, and other outdoor events where you want the music to be heard over a large area. If sound quality is important to you and you need a speaker, this is a must-have.

Our Verdict

The JBL Boombox 2 is more expensive than some other portable Bluetooth speakers, but it's well worth the price if you like to listen to music at the highest volume or often have a lot of people over. It's one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers on the market because it has good sound, is built well, and can play for a long time between charges.

PROS
  • Crystal-clear audio and deep bass;
  • Long battery life of up to 24 hours;
  • Durable and rugged design that can withstand the elements;
  • Built-in handle for easy portability;
  • Water-resistant build that makes it perfect for outdoor use;
  • Can connect to two devices at once;
CONS
  • High price point;
  • Large and heavy design;
Where to buy

Specification

GENERAL

Recommended Usage Loud Bluetooth Speaker[Party Speaker]
Release Year 2019
Power Source AC & Battery
Multi-Device Pairing: Yes

BUILD QUALITY

Material Quality Great
Water Resistance: Submersible (IPx7)
Dust Resistance Unspecified
Floats In Water: Unspecified

STYLE

RGB Light: N/A
Color Variation Black and Camo.
Sizes And Variants N/A

PORTABILITY:

Power Source: AC & Battery
Hand Carry Yes
Weight 13.0 lbs (5.9 kg)
Volume: 1,529 in³ (25,053 cm³)
Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wired

BATTERY:

Battery Powered: Yes
Battery Life 23.9 hrs
Charging Time: 3.9 hrs
Power Saving: Yes
Charging Port: AC

BLUETOOTH SPECIFICATION:

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 5.1
Bluetooth Range: 334.6 ft (102.0 m)
Bluetooth iOS Latency: 146 ms
Bluetooth Android Latency: 121 ms
Multi-Device Pairing: Yes

WI-FI SPECIFICATION:

Wi-Fi: N/A
Wi-Fi Version: N/A
Wi-Fi Frequency Band: N/A
Apple AirPlay: N/A
AirPlay Latency: N/A
Google Chromecast: N/A
Chromecast Latency: N/A

WIRED CONNECTIVITY:

Aux Input: Yes
USB Audio: N/A
Other Ports: Yes

CONTROLS (PHYSICAL BUTTONS):

Ease Of Use: Great
Music Play/Pause [Button/Touch]: Yes
Call Answer/End [Button/Touch]: N/A
Volume Up/Down [Button/Touch]: Yes
Track Next/Previous [Button/Touch]: Yes
Microphone On/Off: N/A
Additional Controls: Yes

VOICE CONTROL:

Voice Assistant: N/A
Voice Activation: N/A
Speakerphone: N/A
Alexa: No
Siri: No
Google Assistant: No
Microphone Mute: No Microphone
Far-Field Performance: No Microphone
Ambient Noise Performance No Microphone

APP:

App Name: JBL Portable
iOS: Yes
Android: Yes
EQ: Graphic
Stereo Pair Mode: Yes
Party Mode: Yes
Multi-Room: N/A

AUDIO QUALITY [TESTED RESULT]:

Frequency Response Accuracy: Very Good
Soundstage: Decent
Dynamics: Decent

IN THE BOX

Accessories: JBL Boombox 2, Power adapter and power cable
User manual: Yes
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