Jbl Xtreme 3 Review

Jbl Xtreme 3 Review


Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista MMA.jpg

Bautista after his lone mixed martial arts fight
Other names Brass Body


[162]

Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 265 lb (120 kg; 18 st 13 lb)
Division
Heavyweight (265 lb) (MMA)



[163]

Team Gracie Fighter Tampa


Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Rank Purple belt in

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


under Cesar Gracie
Years active 2012 (

MMA

)

Mixed martial arts

record

Total
1

Wins
1
By knockout 1

Losses
0
Other information

Mixed martial arts record

from

Sherdog

jbl xtreme 3 review

Cons

– No intelligent features

– Phone calls are not answered by a human.

JBL has been known for its outdoor-oriented wireless speakers such as the Xtreme 3, and it continues to produce some innovatively designed products that are competitively priced, sound great and have a high quality reputation. Flip Charge models from multiple generations have enjoyed positive reviews. We gave the Xtreme 3, which we tested in 2019, five stars. How about this latest iteration, Xtreme 3

JBL Xtreme 3 Wireless Speaker is a versatile speaker that can be used for a multitude of different listening settings. It’s designed to power a backyard party, a local park get-together, or provide the soundtrack to a relaxing Sunday afternoon. You’ll soon discover that this speaker has more to it than its sturdy exterior.

jbl xtreme 3 review

Construct

(Image credit: JBL) It might be waterproof, dustproof and wrapped in a ruggedised shell, but JBL’s also managed to give the Xtreme 3 a certain aesthetic charm. It has a nice, neat look that is pleasant to touch. JBL’s logo can be seen slightly elevated from the front with its gunmetal finishing and orange edge. You can also choose a blue, or jazzy camouflage option if you are not satisfied with the black finish on our sample (pictured).

Two 7cm woofers are hidden behind the grille. The low frequency tweeters have two 20mm speakers. A chunky passive radiator is located at the ends of each speaker. The passive bass radiator provides a little theatre to the listener, pulsing along with each new bassline. The Xtreme 3 is protected from the elements and has a resilient exterior that will ensure it does not become damaged in a sandstorm.

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The Xtreme 3 is capable of 100W of power total, an increase of the 80W that it has had from its predecessor, Xtreme 2. This power boost coupled to improved drive unit sensitivity, caused by the move from ferrite magnets to Neodymium, means that the Xtreme 3 is claimed to go a fair bit louder, too.

jbl xtreme 3 review

Design &Build

Dimensions of 299x136x134mm / Weight : 1.97kg

Ports: USB C charging, USB A out, and 3.5mm in

Includes a carry handle that clips onto/off

Rubber and durable fabric

Physical control buttons on top

IP67 water and dust resistance

Recently, we reviewed the JBL Charge 5, a smaller speaker that was the company’s first. It also featured the JBL logo, which is a major design change. The Xtreme 3 is like that little speaker, just upscaled.

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PS279 covers the JBL Xtreme 3 and is almost the same as that of the Xtreme 2 when it launched in 2018.

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jbl xtreme 3 review

Jbl Xtreme 3 Speaker Review: Impactful Dynamics For Outdoor Partying

Reading time: 10 minutes. How speakers are tested. JBL had the opportunity to showcase a variety of new sound toys at IFA 2020. The dust-and waterproof speaker boasts four drivers (two x 70mm and two x 20mm), and two passive radiators. It is half a kilogram lighter than the predecessor and still delivers a dynamic, rich sound, with lots of detail and deep bass. The Xtreme 3 is a modern upgrade in sound quality and design. This speaker features a new shoulder strap that’s non-slip, a USB C connector for charging it, but you can also use its battery to charge your phone. A USB-A socket allows for plugging in a music-player and it lasts up to 15 hours. For the party-lovers out there, the bottle opener remains.

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We put the JBL Xtreme 3 through our rigorous DXOMARK Wireless Speaker test suite. In this review, we will break down how it fared at audio playback in a variety of tests and several common use cases.

Specifications include:

Four drivers (1 x 70mm and 1 x 20mm), plus two bass radiators

Bluetooth Multipoint (multipoint), and 3.5mm Jack input

Up to 15 hours of battery life IP67

Built-in USB-C port for charging the speaker as well as external devices

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Jbl Xtreme3 Packaging

JBL Xtreme 3 came in a standard-looking JBL packaging that featured the same orange and white theme. It features an image showing the speaker at its front as well the JBL logo located in the upper-left corner. The name of the speaker is located in the upper-right corner.

On one side, you can see another picture of the speaker. The rear has more details.

Protected and safe inside the box is the Xtreme 3 Speaker. You’ll also find the user manual and a carrying handle inside. JBL includes an AC adapter, as well as a USB C cable.

We’ll now be discussing the features and design of the JBL Xtreme 3 speaker.

jbl xtreme 3 review

Jbl Xtreme 3. Review – Design And Functionality

When comparing the Xtreme 3 with the Xtreme 2 and Xtreme 1, its design differs from the two. Here’s a JBL Xtreme3 overview that will show you the difference in their designs and how they function.

The JBL Xtreme 3 speakers are cylindrical in shape and can be placed horizontally or vertically. Two integrated hooks with low profile at the top allow you to attach your carrying strap.

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You can also use the integrated bottle opener on its carrying strap. You can use it on your next road trip, or when throwing an outdoor party.

The Xtreme 3 is available in black but there are three color options. This allows you to choose the right shade for your personal style.

The Xtreme 3 is an amazingly portable speaker that has a nice shape. Either you can carry the speaker with one hand or attach the carrying strap. The speaker can be taken with you anywhere you want because it is powered by a battery.

You will be impressed by the speaker’s build quality and IP67 rating. This makes the Xtreme 3 dust and water-resistant, so it’s suitable for outdoor use.

There’s a tight netting that’s wrapped over the speakers, giving it a sturdier and more durable feel to it. The sides have a rubber bottom to stop it from sliding vertically.

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