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JBL Boombox 3 – massively crisp sound, all day long.

Updated: Mar 25, 2023

There is certainly no shortage of loud, flashy looking and sturdy portable speakers these days, however, many lack in the battery and sound definition department.

If your foci are set around crisp audio quality with not merely a booming bass but the conveyance of clean frequencies across the board even at full volume without running danger of sounding tinny or sibilance paired with ease of use when it comes to handling, the Boombox 3, i.e. JBL’s largest speaker in the portable range delivers in spades and is a hard one to ignore.

Equipped with a solid metal handle with silicone grips and an IP67 resistance rating, which translates to certifying that the speaker is both water- and dustproof, the Boombox 3 proves to be a borderline perfect companion for outdoor parties and gatherings with its substantial twenty-four hour battery life once fully charged.

Simplicity in the best imaginable way possible is the name of the game with the Boombox 3 as it is ready go once a connection via Bluetooth is established and the excellent JBL Portable app assists in further EQing bass, midrange and high frequencies to ones liking to ensure that sounds are resonant without muddying each other or becoming overbearing.

In addition to the aforementioned, JBL’s trademark Party Boost mode allows for the Boombox 3 to be connected to other speakers of the JBL family.

The fact that the design of the Boombox 3 is visually appealing and in terms of style is easy on the eye, including a wild camouflage colour option, does not hurt either.

Building on the winning formula of its predecessors and further accentuating JBL’s unmatched size-to-power ratio ( ) with a well-calibrated sound profile suitable for listening to a wide variety of audio content, JBL’s Boombox 3 ticks a wide array of boxes, the sum of which make it stand out significantly amidst its competitors in the quality audio Bluetooth speaker segment.


Words by AW

Photo courtesy of JBL.


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