JBL Charge Essential 2 (Black) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 70.
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JBL Charge Essential 2 (Black)

Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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Powerful JBL sound, plus durable build and power for your smartphone – the JBL Charge Essential delivers more punch for fewer pounds.

Optimal, JBL sound
Featuring a multi-speaker array, the JBL Charge Essential has every frequency covered. At the top end, a dedicated tweeter gives you crisp and detailed sound. The racetrack-shaped woofer produces believable vocals and a lifelike mid-range. For pumping bass, twin ABRs at both ends beat to the rhythm. For perfectly balanced sound, indoors or out, this JBL certainly leads the charge.

Wireless Bluetooth streaming
Using a Bluetooth 5.1 connection, the Charge Essential offers an efficient, high quality wireless Bluetooth connection. Pair with your smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device and stream straight from your favourite music streaming service or stored music library.

Charge your smartphone’s battery
Using a high capacity 7500mAH battery, the Charge Essential can party hard for up to 20 hours. A USB output means that you can also charge up your smartphone on the move – perfect for festivals and weekend camping trips.

Durable and waterproof
Built to withstand the elements, the JBL Charge Essential is tough enough to cope with a life in the open air. Waterproof to IPX7 standard, the Charge Essential is not just resistant to rain and spills but can even survive being immersed in water – making it ideal for use beside the pool or even in your bathroom at home.

Enjoy your music, wherever you venture, with the JBL Charge Essential.

JBL
Smart Features
Smartphone control
Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
General
Manufacturer's Warranty
2 years
Audio
Frequency Response (Hz)
60 - 20,000
Power Output
40 watts
Power Rating (Watts)
40
Energy Consumption
Battery Life
Up to 20 Hours
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
220 x 96 x 93
Weight
Weight (KG)
0.93
Accessories
Included Cables
1 x Type C USB
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unintended purchase. Too good to pass up! First class. Knowledgeable advisor who was happy to take time to consider option to ensure I got the device needed at the right price.
Date published: 2024-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this for my boat I’ve bought a few JBL Bluetooth speakers now and have never been disappointed. The sound is great and the construction rugged.
Date published: 2024-05-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from JBL charge essential 2 - excellent product! I have been wanting to get this item for some time and now I have it I’m not disappointed . Sounds great considering the size
Date published: 2024-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely sound, easy to use There are so many Bluetooth speakers at this price point, so I was really not sure what to get. Many of the reviews focus on features and aesthetics, but I was chiefly interested in sound quality. It was so helpful to be able to discuss instore and get advice matching my requirements. I am very happy with my JBL and my only complaint is that my daughter keeps nicking it!
Date published: 2024-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb sound quality, would highly recommend Just purchased on Saturday used it straightaway so easy to set up and us
Date published: 2024-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One old, but very happy bunny who got it right! I’d been wracking my brain what to replace my old CD player and it occurred to me that my son has been happy with the JBL portable speakers I bought for him almost a decade ago. It never leaves his side either at work, home or in the car! Addled brain Bingo! That’ll do me. A chat with Phil at Richer Telesales (thanks Phil for the attention to detail - and patience!) the JBL Charge Essential 2 chosen and bought. I could not be happier with both product and quick, efficient and simplicity-itself processing. Many thanks to all.
Date published: 2024-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great advice Most grateful to Arron for his advice in helping me select this speaker. Fits the bill perfectly
Date published: 2024-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wish I'd bought this sooner. We bought our JBL Charge Essential 2 at the weekend.We were completely fed up with being unable to hear dialogue on my laptop speakers when streaming films and TV shows. It was so easy to set up, just a few seconds to connect and suddenly instead of having to stop and start to try to work out what dialogue we'd missed we could hear everything!! As it's portable it has also made it's way to other rooms in the house and is proving useful for kitchen dancing too.
Date published: 2024-01-10
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