Review audio JBL Charge 2 +

Review audio JBL Charge 2 +

JBL Charge 2 +: Design, construction

The main difference from Charge 2 – protection against water, I will not torment you from repetitive review. Rather, I will, but I must say the main thing. The column can be washed under running water, it is easy to stand in the rain forest, if you suddenly get the water out of the pool, or there will be something like that. Immerse it in water completely impossible. Such are the strange recommendations. In the photos you can see how I mocked column. How will behave connector contact – a good question. It is a pity that the column after the test I have taken away.Maybe next journalist will talk about her fate. But while she is working as it should and like not going to die. In addition to the water heater is not afraid of dust, sand, and mud, in principle, too. Then you can wash.

The most important thing – the right and left are the holes, something like phase inverters, and they are decorated in the same way as in a number of products Harman / Kardon. Paten logo fixed to the movable membrane of rubber, vibration and vibrates the speaker diaphragm. Watch this for hours, it looks very cool. Moreover, even after all this affects the sound quality – low frequencies are all just fine.

Review audio JBL Charge 2 +

The column is available in eight colors, this black, blue, gray, orange, pink, red, mint and yellow.

A selection of unusual look great orange and yellow, before such was not. All colors are dull, as the main material of the body – a very hard rubber, nice to take in hand. The dust does not accumulate on the surface. Grilles of metal, the bottom – rubber stand, even when playing at full volume column does not slip. On the lower part – the connectors USB, 3,5 mm entrance microUSB for charging.

During playback, the column is best placed on a stand, but you can put it on the end, although I would have to do so did not. At the top are the control buttons and indicator lights, it is the power button, activate Bluetooth (it is also responsible for the pairing), adjust the volume, answer the call. Hole next to the handset – a microphone, JBL Charge 2 can be used as a speakerphone. The icon with the figures of people – Social Mode, three people can connect their smartphones and tablets and start your tracks at a time. It turns out a kind of mix, one includes Sinatra, the second house, the third Igor Nikolaev. And all almost without pauses, stutters, interrupt without having painful interface – tried everything quickly and accurately. For young people and parties function just fine.

Column size – 79 x 184 x 75 mm, weight – 540 grams. The suitcase does not occupy much space and weight are not particularly affected, if anything, can be removed in your hand luggage. But the hotel you will have great music. In summer, it is true. Generally, any time of year is important.

The upper parts are lights-point, they will prompt what is happening with the battery column. Note charging it for a long time, since it uses a capacious battery.

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JBL Charge 2 +: Ways to connect

By JBL Charge 2 can connect any device via Bluetooth or via cable 3.5 mm. It is a pity that this is not complete, the user will have to find their own cable. Profile Bluetooth 3.0, connectivity no problems.

JBL Charge 2 +: Features

This is referred to Social Mode, well, let’s not forget that the very name suggests the purpose of the device is charging other gadgets. Take any USB-cable connects to the speakers and charges any smartphone, you can even charge the tablet. The function is very good and will come in handy on a picnic, during get-togethers in a hotel room or on the street near the entrance. Supported protocols A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2.

JBL Charge 2 +: Work hours

Claimed battery life – about 12 hours of audio playback at full volume, in reality, these figures correspond roughly stated. Just remember, if you connect to other devices Charge 2 to recharge, while the decrease. Battery capacity – 6000 mAh already, if you’re interested.

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JBL Charge 2 +: Sound quality

Below I repeat Glaucus almost completely from the review JBL Charge 2, there are no significant changes. What I find a little bit strained, when used with the iPhone 6 Plus there were some interruptions in playback after a phone out of range and then was connected again (Auto-). And I tried different programs for playing music. Such a feeling that the problem is on the side of the column. Perhaps this is a glitch of my particular sample, after rebooting column and smartphone such behavior is not repeated. If you’re already using Charge 2 + and faced with a similar problem, please contact me. Let me remind you, the column can be used as a speakerphone, voice quality is quite good, especially the sides did not complain, but I talked in quiet places – I do not know how to be noisy. The Charge 2 + added feature SoundClear, in fact, this noise reductionsystem to use the device as a speakerphone. It seems to me now to talk became even better.

As for the music, here’s a little formal characteristics:

  • Transducer: 2 x 45mm
  • Rated power input: 2 x 7.5W
  • Frequency response: 75Hz – 20kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio:> 80dB

In principle, the sense from these figures, there is no – speaker sounds great. The JBL put here are excellent dynamics and serious work with the internals. Roundels on the ends of the need not only for beauty, quite differently perceived low frequency compared to the column of the first generation. Generally, Charge changed. If you do not see that it is playing, you can think of some great column. And in fact, this baby Charge 2.

As with any portable device, JBL Charge 2 can not be called universal, it more suitable for electronic music – due to the specifics here all good with the low and high frequencies, but that’s about midway of this can not be said. However, the target audience it does not matter. First Charge selected for “About what it loud! Even smart charging. ” The second louder and can charge even longer.

JBL Charge 2 +: Conclusion

With the release of Apple Music, most people try to finally what streaming music services. It’s hard not to try when here she treasured icon is only tap and all. I note that for things like streaming services JBL Charge 2 + perfect. You are not tied to the column wires, Apple Music also works fine even with the LTE, you can listen to all kinds of music in the most unexpected places. And now even you can not be afraid of the column, because the Charge + 2 is not afraid of water. That is, plus the gadget has become even more: an unusual design, powerful battery 6000 mAh and the ability to charge gadgets, excellent sound quality, speakerphone and the ability to share music – all captivating. I like both speakers, so you can still buy the Charge 2, but if you have in your life often appears water (pool, beach), it is better to pay attention to the secure version.

Review audio JBL Charge 2 + updated: July 10, 2015 author: Jonathan Davis