JBL Charge 5

Released June 2021

Essential (<$200)

Summary


Pros

  • Overall audio performance
  • Particularly well suited for outdoors
  • Vocal rendering
  • Water resistant design

Cons

  • Mono device

Scores


127
speaker
Overall Speaker Score i
127
48
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
Relaxing i
120
64
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
Party i
115
42
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
Movies i
99
23
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 135
Gathering i
129
80
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 140
Top score
LG XBoom RP4
Outdoor i
129
62
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 141
Top score
Teufel Boomster
Bedtime i
103
41
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 128
Top score
Google Home Max

Specifications


9.4 x 22.3 x 9.65cm
1.0kg

Dimensions & weight

Battery powered

Power

Water resistant
IP67

Protection

Bluetooth

Connectivity

No Wi-Fi

Connectivity

No Voice assistant

Voice assistant