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JBL Pulse 3 Wireless Bluetooth IPX7 Waterproof Speaker Black

7.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
272
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
24
Yes
BLUETOOTH

Review Summary - 248 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Sound Quality
 98
music, jbl, lights, sounds, sound
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Hella cool speaker!  ...  "
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" ...  The audio is actually quite good.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker has 360 surround sound coming out of it. ... I brought it to the beach to relax and played it and JBL did not disappoint, I had the sound on a little under medium and I could perfectly hear it.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound for INDOORS. ... The outdoor sound is very cheep and tiny sounding.  ...  "
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" ...  Get a Bose, they sound better anyways!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice sound and lights  ...  "
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" ...  Satisfied With the performance of the speaker .  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a great speaker  ...  "
Battery Life
 39
charge, battery life, lights, lasts, hours
+41%
-59%
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" ...  however, the unit I received suffered from horrid battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  It then loses power within a couple of hours.  ...  "
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" ...  So disappointed, the battery indicator light doesn't shut off when fully charged .  ...  "
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" ...  I sent my first one back due to the charging issue but the replacement has the same issue and same horrible battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is poor.  ...  "
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" ...  I was just not satisfied with how the battery hold .it says on the box it holds up to 12 hrs of charge it’ is not true! ... If I may recommend have an option to turn these lights off it’s what draining the batteries specially when u don’t really need them during the day .  ...  "
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" ...   It is not charging, it lasts not 5 hours of use  ...  "
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" ...  Does not charge in my first day  ...  "
Charging
 24
charging, lasts, charging port, battery, hours
+21%
-79%
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" ...  It does not hold a charge. ... I charge it all the way and I wait a day without using it and I turn it on and it has one bar of battery.  ...  "
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" ...  Fir some reason only about a month later it wont take a charge  ...  "
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" ...  So disappointed, the battery indicator light doesn't shut off when fully charged .  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived with bad charger port.  ...  "
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" ...  It stopped working nor charging about a week of receiving it.  ...  "
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" ...  Charging port stopped working after 2 months and now there doesn’t seem to be an option to resolve the issue with the merchant.  ...  "
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" ...   in a first day of using it i can’t charge it!!! ... i left it more than 10h and is not charging, after 24h charging it still one point light blinking, definitely something wrong with it  ...  "
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" ...  Stick with the the charge 3  ...  "
Volume
 22
loud, volume, music, love this speaker, apartment
+77%
-23%
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" ...  This speaker is really loud and sounds great.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds great, charge lasts a long time and it's plenty loud even for outside.  ...  "
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" ...  Pro: Good quality sound, loud.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the speaker!  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been pleased with this speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is great and we love having it out on the deck at night.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 19
months, worked, speaker, weeks, properly
+32%
-68%
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" ...  The unit I received had issues:  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty pricey speaker to have these kind of issues within months of purchasing it.  ...  "
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" ...  The light show stopped working and I even contacted JBL to help me fix it, but that didn’t even work.  ...  "
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" ...  The light show initially worked but quit after about a half-hour of use.  ...  "
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" ...  Defective right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Barely 5 months old.  ...  "
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" ...  Rattling coming from the subwoofer and JBL says 13 days to get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoyed it very much when I worked but after charging it started blinking random controls and I couldn’t control what was going on.  ...  "
As Gift
 18
christmas, year old, son, loved, daughter
+100%
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" ...  I had one that a friend saw and loved so we purchased it as a wedding gift and they loved it!  ...  "
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" ...  Home run in the gift department.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, my niece is in college and think this would be a great Christmas gift for her .  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my son.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Christmas gift my 20 year old son received!  ...  "
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" ...  He absolutely LOVES it.  ...  "
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" ...  I bough one as a gift for a friend of mine, and even after one month I am receiving thankfully messages of happiness.  ...  "
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" ...  19 year old was thrilled with this gift.  ...  "
Apps
 14
speaker, jbl, update, firmware, control
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I I liked the app and the ease of use.  ...  "
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" ...  App is cool.  ...  "
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" ...  And the app for the control of the visuals by the phone, easy and productive.  ...  "
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" ...  App is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The JBL app worked well when I bought it but since the last update I am unable to control the lights using the app.  ...  "
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" ...  But need work on the jlb connect app.  ...  "
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" ...  She plays songs using her smart phone and pandora.  ...  "
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" ...  Not until we experimented with the app that we realized what it can do in terms of display options.  ...  "
Price
 14
worth the money, worth, speaker, definitely, spent
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Worth the price  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money  ...  "
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" ...  Great speaker for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  We expect much more for the amount of money we spent.  ...  "
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" ...  Slightly expensive but worth it!!  ...  "
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" ...  All worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth it!  ...  "
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" ...  Great speaker, not really worth the money but it is an overall good speaker  ...  "
Bluetooth
 14
bluetooth speaker, stereo pair, speaker, pairing, via
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Bluetooth speaker phone works excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  The Bluetooth rang is pretty reasonable working just about anywhere in my house and through walls.  ...  "
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" ...  As a product, is an adorable and most than worth to be buy bluetooth speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs well with other JBL speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  -Wow opening this bluetooth speaker is like going into a party. ... Pairing/Controls/Range ... -Pairing was very easy and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  She’s very happy with this Bluetooth speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this bluetooth speaker for my wife for Christmas.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 14
via, speaker, jbl, connection, app
+71%
-29%
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" ...  You can purchase multiple JBL Pulse 3 and hook them up together for sound throughout your home.  ...  "
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" ...  It will connect with our phones, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  the thing i enjoy most about the speaker is the face that i can connect more than one with my phone  ...  "
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" ...  But need work on the jlb connect app.  ...  "
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" ...  We were rockin' right away as it is very intuitive and not at all hard to sync.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised that you can control the light colors by using the JBL Connect App.  ...  "
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" ...  She plays songs using her smart phone and pandora.  ...  "
For Kids
 11
daughter, son, really, purchased, granddaughter
+100%
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" ...  I bought this for my nephew for Christmas - he LOVES it!  ...  "
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" ...  And my grand daughter loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  I also purchased cases to protect them if my son needs them for a presentation at school.  ...  "
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" ...  Granddaughter asked for a Pulse 2 and she got a Pulse 3.  ...  "
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" ...  He absolutely LOVES it.  ...  "
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" ...  my daughter loves it  ...  "
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" ...  Of course the kids had to test it in the pool and the waterproof really works.  ...  "
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" ...  got it for granddaughter and she loved it .  ...  "
Design
 11
light, cool, speaker, show, pretty
+100%
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" ...  First, the light show is very pleasant to look at and pretty bright too.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks cool at partys and the sound is good.  ...  "
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" ...  You feel like you are in Disco :)  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend for someone looking for a aesthetic looking speaker  ...  "
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" ...  The box just cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and sounds great!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the sound of it and how it looks.  ...  "
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" ...  This case is clearly well made and was exactly what I was looking for.  ...  "
Bass
 10
sound, loud, lights, volume, subwoofer
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The speaker has great bass sound quality, even with the volume all the way up.  ...  "
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" ...  JBL sound is the best, really clear and firm bass, not over bass like Bose  ...  "
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" ...  Second, the sound is just astounding, its extremely loud and has amazing bass to it.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the lights and bass but wish the lights followed the bass for the the money you pay for.  ...  "
Marketplace
 10
picture, even, working, opened, new
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Its a pleasure to buy it from this seller.  ...  "
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" ...  We loved it so much that I bought this one from amazon online.  ...  "
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" ...  A*A*A*A*A* EXCELLENT THANK YOU.  ...  "
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" ...  Product was just as described. ... The seller sent me a confirmation email with tracking and even a follow up email to make sure that I was satisfied with my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as expected  ...  "
Features
 10
show, lights, customize, cool, color
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Lights are neat.  ...  "
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" ...  Great light show.  ...  "
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" ...  Great location light  ...  "
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" ...  Its great that you can change the light show so you can switch it up.  ...  "
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" ...  Lights are great.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound and features!  ...  "
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" ...  -The light button has 8 light modes. ... -You can customize the lights color, make your own light show.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 10
water, jbl, awesome, water resistant, speaker
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The speaker is also very durable, I've taken it camping and swimming with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  And is waterproof  ...  "
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" ...  It is water resistant so I take it to the shower a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  Tossed it into water, its indeed waterproof.  ...  "
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" ...  Of course the kids had to test it in the pool and the waterproof really works.  ...  "
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" ...  I put the JBL Pulse 3 in a sink full of water and YES IT IS WATERPROOF.  ...  "
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" ...  Too loud, but I suppose that is why she requested JBL, the sound quality is great, the fact that its water proof is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker quality is great and awesome for having it by a pool.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes