JBL PartyBox 310 vs 300: Which Is The Best?

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In this section, you will read a brief review of both speakers. I am doing this so you can get some essential information about the speakers. The comparison part will resemble a tough war, so this is the part where you will relax and prepare yourself to watch the battle between these two excellent speakers.

Key Takeaways

  • The JBL Partybox 310 and Partybox 300 are both portable speakers with many unique features and excellent sound quality.
  • The JBL Partybox 310 has an excellent battery life and will be fully charged only for 3 hours.
  • They both have immersive designs equipped with RGB lights and have sturdy built.
  • Sound quality matters and they have excellent sound quality, but if you ask my opinion, I will choose the JBL Partybox 310 in this case.

Introducing the Speakers

JBL Partybox 310 – Brief Review

There is no chance to think of a great speaker and not to mention products that come from JBL. All of this is not by chance, though. JBL is a brand that stands like a goat in the audio industry; they always provide top-notch products and especially when it comes to speakers that do a mesmerizing job. The JBL Partybox series is another thing worth mentioning.

JBL Partybox 310 was launched on September 2, 2020, and it has maintained its popularity since that day. This party speaker is equipped with unique features and an outstanding design. It is a portable and splashproof speaker. It is also equipped with glaring lights that provide a natural party effect. This speaker has many other significant features, but I will discuss them in detail since this is only a brief review.

JBL Partybox 300 – Brief Review

JBL Partybox 310 Vs. JBL Partybox 300 – Head-to-Head Comparison

I call this part the meat of the article since all of you are interested in comparing these two speakers. It is very challenging to compare two speakers from the same brand. So, you could get that these two JBL Partybox speakers will be in a challenging but friendly battle. They both have many features to show and fantastic quality to offer. Furthermore, let’s see which will win this battle and who will be the victor. Please take your seats, my dear readers, and watch what will go on in the field.

Key Specifications

JBL Partybox 310

Dimensions: 14.5 x 12.8 x 27 inches

Weight:  42 pounds

Frequency Response: 45Hz to 20kHz

Battery life: 18 hours

JBL Partybox 300

Dimensions:  32.4 x 15.48 x 15.59 inches

Weight: 34.9 pounds

Frequency Response: 45Hz to 20kHz

Battery life: 18 hours

Design and Build Quality

JBL Partybox 310

When writing a comparison article, I always compare the product’s design and built quality; nothing will be different this time. First and foremost, let me say that the JBL Partybox 310 has a unique look and design. It is equipped with a telescopic handle for better portability; worth mentioning is the fact that it is a little bit bigger and heavy, but nothing you can’t handle. The speaker has RGB lights that give the party effect to the speaker, and you can change the color of the lights by pressing the button or using the companion application. The JBL Partybox 310 is IPX4 rated, which means it is water-resistant and splash-resistant. The speaker’s overall built quality is excellent, mainly made of sturdy plastic and a metal grill. You can efficiently operate this speaker due to its control buttons that give you easy access to the controls.

JBL Partybox 300

There’s not much difference between the built quality and the design of the JBL Partybox 300 since it is very similar to the JBL Partybox 310. The JBL Partybox 300 is a prominent speaker with RGB lights that make this speaker unique. It is well-built with durable plastic and a metal grill, which protects the drivers. The JBL Partybox 300 is a portable speaker with a telescopic handle and is IPX4-rated. So, it can show resistance to a small amount of water. Please let me mention that there are Bass Boost features, mic, and guitar inputs. So, as you can see, they are almost the same regarding design, build quality, and controls.

Battery Life

The JBL Partybox 310 and JBL Partybox 300 have a battery life of up to 18 hours which is amazing, but what makes the difference, in this case, is the charging time of these speakers. The JBL Partybox 310 needs only 3 hours to fully charge, while the JBL Partybox 300 requires 5 hours of charging. So, if you are looking for a winner regarding battery life, I would easily state that the JBL Partybox 310 is the victor.

Connectivity

Connectivity is an important factor that we should always pay attention to. The JBL Partybox 310 has many wired options for connection, such as 12v DC in port, AUx input, mic, and guitar input. There is also a limited USB port connection. Worth mentioning is that this speaker also supports Bluetooth connection which means that you can connect it with any device that also supports this type of connection.

The JBL Partybox 300 has almost the same connection inputs as the JBL Partybox 310. It has an AUX input with a TRS jack and a USB Type-A port, and of course, there is a mic and guitar 2RCA input so you can easily connect your microphone or guitar and enjoy your performance. Bluetooth connection is also available, which is a nice feature to have, always.

Sound Quality

What matters is the sound quality, and I guess all of you agree with this opinion of mine. Let’s see what these speakers have to offer regarding sound quality. The JBL Partybox 310 has a fantastic frequency response and bass accuracy. This speaker will provide a dynamic sound, which is why it is called a Partybox.

The speaker is equipped with a graphic EQ, which you can use to customize the sound according to your demands. If you are a fan of bass, then nothing to worry about since it has the Bass boost feature, which indicates that you can add more bass to your speaker. It is worth mentioning that this speaker’s overall sound quality is excellent, and it can also play stereo content. You will notice a louder sound when you connect this speaker to a power source.

Now it is time for JBL Partybox 300. The sound quality of this speaker is excellent as well. To be honest, I don’t have anything special to mention about their sound quality because they both have the same frequency response and similar sound accuracy, but there is always something that sets them apart. This speaker’s connection to a power source will be louder than expected. Let me mention that it lacks low bass, but there is nothing to worry about since the speaker has the Bass Boost EQ setting, which will increase the speaker’s bass level.

Final Words

All and all, it can be confusing choosing a winner between these two similar speakers. JBL did a great job furnishing both speakers and giving them pretty cool features.

However, in my opinion, I think the 310 Partybox is the most ideal choice. From the above-mentioned differences and features, I think you’ll come to a conclusion similar to mine as well.

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