Bluetooth 4.1: The JBL Charge 3 is a self-powered Bluetooth
(version 4.1) speaker which supports wireless audio streaming (A2DP 1.3/AVRCP
1.6) and hands-free communication (HFP 1.6/HSP 1.2), along with digital voice
assistant integration for iPhone (Siri) and Android (Google Now). Up to two
devices can be connected with the Charge 3 at once, so you and your friends can
take turns streaming music. Once paired, the JBL Charge 3 will automatically
re-connect with paired devices when in wireless range (up to 33').
- Wireless Audio Streaming: The JBL Charge 3 portable
speaker streams stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such
as your smartphone, tablet, computer, laptop, or other device. You'll be
able to control Play, Pause, & Skip functions from the speaker. You will
need to continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device for advanced music
navigation and to view song/artist information.
- Hands-Free Communication: The JBL Charge 3 has a
built-in microphone with echo and noise cancellation technologies, so you
can use it as a hands-free speakerphone for your smartphone (including
iPhone or Android). Use the Charge 3 to answer phone calls, talk on Skype, or
with Facetime. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to
view video calls, manually enter phone number, and control advanced phone
- Voice Assistant Integration: The JBL Charge 3's built-in
mic can even act as an extension of the microphone on your Apple iPhone 4S
and newer or compatible Android smartphone, so you can access Siri &
Android's digital voice assistant (like Google Now). Simply press the
Play/Pause button to activate your device's digital voice assistant. You
will need to set this feature up through the JBL Connect App on your Apple
iOS or Android mobile device.
Note: When the digital voice assistant is enabled through
the app, the Play/Pause control function for wireless music streaming is
Full-Range JBL Sound: The JBL Charge 3 employs digital signal
processing to generate room-filling audio from a compact
speaker. Using dual 2" full-range drivers powered by a 20-watt amplifier and
twin 2" side-firing passive radiators, the JBL Charge 3 delivers full JBL sound with punchy bass.
JBL Connect App with JBL Connect+: Use the JBL Connect App
Apple iOS 8.0+ or
Android OS 5.0+) to wirelessly link multiple JBL Connect+ enabled speakers,
like the JBL Charge 3, together for amplified sound. You are able to link two
speakers together so each speaker acts as a left or right channel for
stereo sound. You can also link up to 100 speakers together so each speaker
plays back both left and right channels for playback of the same Bluetooth
source from multiple speakers. Software updates for the speaker can also be done
using the JBL Connect app.
Note: The JBL Charge 3 requires a firmware update to utilize the JBL
IPX7 Waterproof: The JBL Charge 3 features a rugged, rubber
housing and is covered with durable waterproof fabric. The JBL Charge 3 carries
an IPX7 waterproof rating and can even be submerged in water (up to 1m for up to
Note: To ensure that the JBL Charge 3 is waterproof, please
remove all cable connections and tightly close the cap; exposing the JBL
Charge 3 to liquids without doing so may result in permanent damage to the
speaker. And do not expose the JBL Charge 3 to water while charging, as
doing so may result in permanent damage to the speaker or power source.
Versatile Placement: The JBL Charge 3 stereo speaker plays
from either a vertical or horizontal position, so you can place it in a variety
Aux Input: In addition to built-in Bluetooth, the JBL Charge 3 is fitted
with a 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of almost any portable audio player
with a headphone output.
LED Indicator: A clearly visible LED lets you know when the built-in
battery needs to be recharged, as well as when the JBL Charge 3 is in Bluetooth
listening or pairing mode.
USB Charging (5V/2A): The JBL Charge 3 is capable of recharging the battery
of your Bluetooth-enabled device from the speaker's built-in USB-A (5V/2.0A) 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 3 stereo speaker has a
built-in, 3.7V/6000mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery that provides more than 20 hours
of playback time on a single charge. The battery is easily recharged from the
speaker's built-in USB port, using the included AC power adapter or a free USB
port on your computer. A full battery charge takes approximately 4.5 hours. The AC power adapter can also be used to power the speaker.
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