JBL Charge 2

Portable Bluetooth® speaker and backup battery (White)

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Up for a portable party? So's the JBL Charge 2. This rugged high-quality Bluetooth speaker system can keep your smartphone charged so the music keeps coming. Its built-in 6000mAh battery delivers up to 12 hours of continuous music playback, or you can use some of that power to recharge your smartphone or other compatible portable device.

JBL Charge 2

Bluetooth connectivity and big sound

Stream wirelessly from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device to the Charge 2. Two 1-1/2" full-range drivers give you clean, clear sound, with a built-in bass port to reinforces the low tones. Thanks to JBL's advanced digital signal processing, the Charge 2 can produce rich, full sound despite its compact design.

In Social Mode, the Charge 2 lets you simultaneously pair up to three devices. So you and two friends can take turns being the DJ and keep the party going.

Bluetooth connectivity for conversation

When your paired smartphone receives a call, the Charge 2 turns into a speakerphone. Its built-in microphone uses SoundClear® technology to minimize echo and filter out ambient noise. Both you and your caller will enjoy a conversation with clear, natural sound.

Convenient portability

The Charge 2 has a durable silicon coating for protection and comes with a USB charging cable and power adapter. An auxiliary input lets you play non-Bluetooth portable devices through the system, too.

Product Highlights:

  • built-in Bluetooth with NFC (Near Field Communication)
  • range: 30 feet
  • simultaneously pair up to 3 devices in Social Mode
  • built-in microphone with SoundClear echo and noise cancellation
  • call answer button for hands-free wireless speakerphone operation
  • two 1-1/2" full-range drivers with bass port to reinforce low frequencies
  • stereo minijack input for portable devices
  • durable industrial grade silicon enclosure
  • USB charging port (USB adapter and USB cable included)
  • 6000mAh built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery lasts up to 12 hours
  • 6-15/16"W x 3"H x 2-3/4"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • Portable Bluetooth powered speaker
  • AC power adapter (5V/2A)
  • AC plug
  • 4' USB charging cable (w/ micro-USB type-B connector on one end and a USB type-A connector on other end)
  • Owner's Manual
  • Important Safety Instructions

Features and Specs

Features
Weather-resistant No
Waterproof No
Speakerphone Mic Yes
NFC Touch Pairing No

Product Research

Features

Portable Bluetooth Powered Speaker: The JBL Charge 2 is a self-powered Bluetooth (v3.0) speaker that is ideal for your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as your Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, computer/PC or other devices. The JBL Charge 2 supports Bluetooth audio streaming and Bluetooth hands-free communication, as well as a simple pairing procedure with Social mode.

  • Simple Pairing w/ Social Mode: A single button press pairs your Bluetooth-enabled device with the Charge 2. Once paired, the JBL Charge 2 will automatically re-connect with your device when in wireless range (up to 33'). Social Mode lets you pair up to three devices at once, so up to three people can take turns playing their respective mobile phone, tablet, or laptop playlists on the same JBL Charge 2 speaker.
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming (A2DP 1.3): The JBL Charge 2 portable speaker streams stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as your smartphone, tablet, computer, laptop, or other device. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to navigate your music and to view song/artist information.
  • Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication (HFP 1.6): The JBL Charge 2 has a built-in microphone so you can use it as a hands-free speakerphone. Use the Charge 2 to answer phone calls, talk on Skype, or with Facetime. A long press of the call-answer button will activate the voice command feature of your smartphone (if applicable). You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to view video calls, manually enter phone number, and control advanced phone functions.
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the JBL Charge 2.

Passive Radiator Design: The JBL Charge 2 employs digital signal processing to generate room-filling audio from a compact speaker. Using two active 1.75" drivers, a 15-watt amplifier, and twin side-firing 1.75" passive radiators, the JBL Charge 2 delivers full-range JBL sound with punchy bass.

Rugged Design: The JBL Charge 2 features a rugged enclosure and grille for the durability that an active lifestyle demands. And it fits easily into a backpack, so you can take it from one place to the next.

Versatile Placement: The JBL Charge 2 stereo speaker plays from either a vertical or horizontal position, so you can place it in a variety of locations.

Aux Input: In addition to built-in Bluetooth, the JBL Charge 2 is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of almost any portable audio player with a headphone output.

LED Indicator: Clearly visible LED lets you know when the built-in battery needs to be recharged, as well as when the JBL Charge 2 is in Bluetooth listening or pairing mode.

Built-in Charger: The JBL Charge 2 is capable of recharging the battery of your Bluetooth-enabled device from the speaker's built-in USB (type-A) port. Now you don't need to carry an extra charger to keep your devices powered up. This USB port does not support audio playback.

Rechargeable Battery: The JBL Charge 2 stereo speaker has a built-in, 6000mAh lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery that provides more than 12 hours of playback time on a single Charge 2. The battery is easily recharged from the speaker's built-in microUSB port, using the included AC power adapter or a free USB port on your computer (4 hour charge time). The AC power adapter can also be used to power the speaker.

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Good Bang for Your Buck!

Written By Joe, Texas on Sunday, March 15, 2015

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Good overall speaker.

Pros: Good quality JBL sound.

Cons: None.

JBL Charge 2

Written By Anonymous, Dayton, Va on Monday, March 02, 2015

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Great speaker!

Pros: Sound and battery life

Cons: Needs a case like the original JBL charge.

Phantom

Written By Phantom, Texas on Friday, February 20, 2015

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I found this unit to be better for my needs than the Bose Mini. It has nice base and is plenty loud enough to heard most anywhere in the house. My wife loves it and carries it everywhere. Great product - I'd recommend it>

Pros: Good Sound and Very portable with good battery life.

Cons: None

JBL CHARGE 2

Written By ChuckW, Lewisville, TX on Monday, February 09, 2015

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Extremely high quality sound for such a small device. East to hook-ip easy to use

Cons: None so far

JBL Charge 2

Written By Melissa D, Virgin Islands on Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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This speaker is so awesome, Someone bought it from me on the spot for more than I paid. I will have to buy another on ASAP. Great sound quality and boy what a kick it has.

Pros: None

Cons: Should have a carrying case.

Worth it

Written By Anonymous, Miami, Florida on Sunday, February 01, 2015

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Great speaker, love the long lasting battery life. Originally had the first charge, glad I upgraded!

Pros: Battery life Sound Easy sync

Cons: None

JBL

Written By kris, Alabama on Friday, January 30, 2015

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Sounds as good as the Boss sound link for half the price!!!

JBL Charge 2

Written By Anonymous, North Canton, Ohio on Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Excellent

JBL Charge 2

Written By Dale, Jax. Fl. on Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Use it for jamming with guitar. Bluetooth is great. Sound is very adequate. Small yet powerful.

Pros: Portable. Bluetooth. Good sound.

Big sound

Written By Brad B, Odenton, MD on Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Super nice sound, equalized perfectly. No complaints at all. It's size is easy to tote around. Charging while playing is great. Can't recommend enough.

Wow

Written By Brian, Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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I didn't really know what to expect from this little guy, but all I can say is Wow. I was very skeptical when others said they could here good lows out of this box, but they were right. JBL says it produces down to 75hz and I believe it. Overall frequency range is great and the sound is clear with the volume cranked. Plenty of "loudness". Very impressed and I highly recommend.

Pros: Great frequency range with lows down to 75hz. Clear sound Giant capacity battery.

Cons: None so far.

awesome speaker.

Written By Anonymous, pensacola florida on Tuesday, January 06, 2015

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Works great. We use it as a sound machine for our baby with my wife's old iphone. Sounds great as a white noise machine. Makes the airplane sound feel almost like ur sleeping on a plane.

Great Product

Written By J-Rob, Springfield, MO on Monday, January 05, 2015

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Purchased this for my wife to take to her work office, but she has instead placed it in our master bathroom. Sound is balanced and robust. It easily fills the room (large master bath), and often overcomes other background noise such as running water or kids runnig around yelling. The white model compliments the white trim and looks great. Setup was a breeze. Considered other brands and tested other models at various retailers, and I believe this product performs as well or better than the alternatives.

Pros: Performs very well and meets or exceeds all expectations.

Cons: None.

PERFECT FOR ALL USES

Written By Doug, Iowa on Thursday, January 01, 2015

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Bought this for my son to pair with his I phone and he could not be more happy. Its a week after Christmas and the battery is still holding its initial charge. Very sturdy unit that is loud enough for him without being too loud for me. I can see years of use in many places coming from the JBL. Well done.

Pros: Loud and clear sound. Battery life is excellent and far exceeds units twice the price. clear phone communications.

Cons: none yet and I doubt there will be in the future

JBL Never Disappoints

Written By GGFitz, Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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I have been using JBL speakers for more years than I care to count. As a musician, I used JBL speakers as our main PA system and also as floor monitors. I recently purchased new floor monitors and a pair of studio monitors. I always go to JBL first so when I was looking for a portable bluetooth speaker, of course I tried JBL. This unit is as good or better than any others I tried and many of them were priced much higher. Can you tell I'm a fan of JBL products? Very happy with the performance of this speaker and one more thing. It arrived from Crutchfield 2 days before I was expecting it. Good company.

Pros: Solid, good sound for a small unit. Wireless range is very good.

Cons: None

sharp color great product

Written By F.cat, New York on Monday, December 29, 2014

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Well made product. Very sharp color and fantastik sound. Easy set up making it user friendly, and compact design makes it very portable.

Pros: Great sound. hook up 3 devices at once for multiple play lists.

Cons: No screen over woofers for protection and no remote controll

JBL Charge 2

Written By JBL CHARGE 2, HORMIGUEROS, PUERTO RICO on Sunday, December 28, 2014

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If your looking for portible muisc this is it !

Pros: Great sound and life battery. Good with hand free phone.

Cons: Little bit under power. Doesn't have a carry case : (

If you are looking for a portable speaker, you cannot go wrong with th

Written By Ken W, the Washington, DC Area on Saturday, December 27, 2014

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  • "Coolness Factor"
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Bluetooth connectivity/pairing is so easy I paired my ipod touch in about 15 seconds without directions. Battery life is unbelievably long! Again, the battery life, really long, no kidding, long. Sound quality is quite good and it delivers enough bass to get that "thump" you can feel in your bones. Also, the Charge 2 is plenty loud for its size. Its not a "Loud Speaker" type of speaker, but it is loud. Seriously nice product from JBL.

Pros: Battery life, Bluetooth - so easy - no wires, Loudness, Size and Portability.

Cons: Nothing provided to protect the ends. I would have paid extra $$ for a nice/clever case. It was said before and I'll say it again, the directions are useless.

JBL Charge 2

Written By HokieDad, Harrisonburg, VA on Friday, December 26, 2014

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Excellent sound for such a small package!

Pros: Great sound and portablity!

Cons: Non so far

if your even thinking about it, just buy it!

Written By Chris, 33558 on Thursday, December 25, 2014

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With all the options out now for portable Bluetooth speakers, it's hard to choose. Having had a set of killer jbl studio monitors in the past, I knew jbl was quality stuff. Right out of the box this thing is awesome. Bridges the gap nicely from simply using the speakers on the phone to having to plug the phone in old school style to the home system. Great finish, solid build, great battery life and awesome sound: what's not to like..

Pros: Sounds quality

Cons: Nothing yet

JBL bluetooth speaker

Written By Marvin, Kentucky on Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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Could not believe the sound quality that this thing has.It is awesome. Highly recommend it.

Pros: Sound quality.Nice design.

Cons: none

JBL Charge 2

Written By Rick, Pikeville, TN on Monday, December 22, 2014

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I love the speaker

Pros: Great sound and good looking.

Cons: The ends should have a hard screen over the speaker

Beyond My Expectations

Written By BruceD, Canaan Valley, WV on Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Always amazed my free shipped Crutchfield order reaches me in two days. The loudness, bass, and overall sound quality are amazing for the price. Gave one as a gift to my brother and he has the same reaction.

Pros: Battery life, portability, sound for its size and price. Works great as a bluetooth connection as well as a direct connect for an old nonbluetooth MP3 player I have.

Cons: None that I have found.

JBL Charge 2

Written By clay, Sacramento, CA on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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Wonderful speaker with great bass. Charge lasts for 12 hours as touted. Very good volume control with touch control + and -. Illuminated power, bluetooth and battery strength. Battery strength 1 through 5 dots shows power left and goes in a standby mode after a few seconds. Only a touch illuminates the strength again. Nice build quality.

Pros: Superior sound and looks with extremely easy controls. Nice charge cord with USB or A/C power capability.

Cons: None

Best one for it's size

Written By Anonymous, New York on Friday, December 12, 2014

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Lots of sound for something so small. I have a Charge and bought the Charge 2 for my kid who loves it,but was disappointed that there is no case.

Pros: Easy to use. Great sound for its size.

Cons: What happened to the case

awesome speaker

Written By no regrets, Wailuku, Hi on Thursday, December 11, 2014

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I have been wanting a speaker for a while and when i heard this one in a display i ordered one! Great choice

Pros: Very easy to take anywhere & battery lasts a long time! I have been listening to mine for days & still didn't charge it!

Cons: None

Jbl Charge 2

Written By Ksarran, St.Croix U.S.V.I on Wednesday, December 10, 2014

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This is the best portable bluetooth on the planet.

Pros: Great Bass!

Cons: No case

JBL Charge 2 Speaker it Great!

Written By TomD, Florida on Monday, December 08, 2014

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Just got it after returning one of the big, highly rated wireless speakers that weighs 10 times this welterweight. This little guy is a winner; it is better hands down. Paired right up. Sound quality and loudness for something this small is nothing short of amazing. It obviously can't duplicate the sound quality of my home entertainment unit, but it is surprising good for the size. I probably need to spend some time with it to see what problems I encounter, but I want anyone who is looking for a small portable wireless speaker to stop and buy this one. You will be happy.

Pros: Small, easily portable with a long life rechargeable battery. Sound quality and loudness is excellent, considering its size. The bass is not great, but is there and you know it.

Cons: A little pricey for a small portable speaker, but I don't regret my purchase. The instructions are useless. A carrying case for this price speaker should be included.

JBL Charge 2

Written By Anonymous, Suffolk, VA on Monday, November 24, 2014

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Only great things to say about this thing! Huge, crisp, sharp sound from a small, portable device. It's awesome you can charge up your phone while you hang out and listen. The only con would be that it does not come with a carrying case because you want to take it everywhere. But hey... Make one or think outside of the box and use something around the house.

Pros: Awesome sound quality. 12 hour (longest I found) playback time. Charging capabilities.

Cons: Really nothing.

JBL charge 2

Written By Anonymous, Aguadilla,P.R. on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Excellent speaker.

JBL Charge 2

Written By Dans, Illinois on Saturday, November 01, 2014

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Great sound - highs, mids , and lows. Very good battery life. Easy to hook up both wirelessly and wired. Nice addition to patio when I grill!

Pros: Frequency response. Low distortion. Ability to play loud! Nice size and form factor. Battery life.

Cons: "Instruction manual" is lacking any real directions. Thankfully the unit is intuitive.

jbl2

Written By Anonymous, ny. on Saturday, October 25, 2014

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This product delivers a rich reproduction of sound. I can actually see the bass playing. I love the overall clarity, and the fact it can charge my device.

Pros: The bass and cylindrical design

Cons: Should have a carry case,and speakers on the other side of the grill .

JBL Charge 2

Written By BillW, Cincinnati, OH on Friday, October 24, 2014

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The JBL Charge 2 has a very good sound for a small, portable bluetooth speaker. I have not tried the speaker phone capabilities just yet. I was also able to buy an inexpensive camera lens case to protect it during transport.

Pros: good sound and portable

Cons: This is not so much the product itself, but a protective case would have been a nice accessory

JBL Charge 2

Written By Anonymous, West Hartford, CT on Sunday, October 12, 2014

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We hadn't tried portable audio since the "boom box" years because small speakers tend to sound so thin. I bought this because we thought that it would be worthwhile to try since it also could charge phones on a trip we were taking. The JBL Charge 2 exceeded expectations on sound. We now use it at home too while working out or in the yard when we don't want our outdoor audio on. The charging function worked well too and got my phone going.

Pros: Good sound in a small package

Cons: Could use a case to protect it in transport.

Very Happy

Written By Wanderson, Revere - Ma on Monday, September 22, 2014

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Vera good sound

Pros: Everything (sound, color, battery...)

Cons: Nothing

GREAT BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Written By ART, FREEPORT, NY on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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THIS IS A FANTASTIC BLUETOOTH SPEAKER. HAS LOUD CLEAR SOUND FULL OF BASS. I'VE PLAYED THIS SPEAKER FOR 6-7 HOURS AND IT STILL HELD A FULL CHARGE.. YOU WILL BE VERY HAPPY WITH THIS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER.

Pros: SOUND & CHARGE & REALLY HAPPY

Cons: NONE

uhm, SO NICE!!

Written By Anonymous, Manchester, NH on Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Best item I have bought in years. so well made, great price and the sound is so good. Warm, clean and powerful! Just love it!

Pros: Everything and not kidding.

Cons: You will be worried about something happening to your toy. It's that special!!

Better sound, but a few flaws

Written By SixFeetDeep, South of Chicago, IL on Saturday, August 23, 2014

First off, the bass on this thing is a big improvement over the Charge 1. It is better than my FoxL, my JBL Flip, my original Charge & even better than my Big Jambox or my neighbors new little Bose. The sound quality is very good with all types of music. I personally wish it had a little more treble to it though. The Bluetooth range works very well & paired up with my Galaxy S4 instantly. Haven't tried out the group option & don't have a need for it. The addition of the speakerphone is a welcome addition but it isn't as good as I hoped. It doesn't get loud enough to hear over the sound of a car or truck! It's supposed to have 7.5W a channel vs 5W a channel for the original Charge, but mine isn't as loud as my Flip 1 which seems like I got a bad one? The battery seems to be lasting the advertised length. The ability to recharge my phone off of it is such a great feature. Very handy. ANY attempt to contact JBL has fallen on def ears. I really like the speaker except for how loud it gets & tried contacting JBL to see if possibly I got a lemon, but the fact that their customer service is awful makes me want to return it. Overall its a good speaker & I would recommend it.

Pros: Portability Sound & bass Speakerphone & group Bluetooth Color Options Internal Battery

Cons: No carrying case Speakerphone isn't nearly loud enough Overall loudness isn't as loud as my JBL Flip 1 JBL Customer Service has been horrible. ZERO response from them!