JBL Charge 2+

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$99.9599.95 each $149.95

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Expected ship date Sat Oct 01 2016.

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The splashproof JBL Charge 2+ with 6000mAh battery offers 12 hours of playtime with USB charge out, built-in noise and echo cancelling speakerphone as well as Social Mode that allows 3 devices to take turns playing music.
At A Glance:
  • Wireless Bluetooth Streaming
  • 6000mAH Rechargeable Battery
  • Speakerphone
  • Splashproof
  • Social Mode
  • JBL Bass Radiator
What's in the box:
  • 1 x JBL CHARGE 2+
  • 1 x 5V 2.3A USB Adapter
  • 1 x Micro USB Cable
  • 1 x Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card
The renewed JBL Charge 2+ is an ultra-powerful, ultra-big-battery portable Bluetooth speaker with high-quality stereo sound. Revamped with fresh styles and a splashproof design, the Charge 2+ takes the party everywhere – be it poolside or dancing in the rain – and amplifies the excitement with JBL Bass Radiators. The speaker is powered by a 6000mAh battery that provides an incredible 12 hours of playtime and can charge all your devices, like your smartphone or tablet, via USB. Charge 2+ also comes with a built-in noise and echo cancelling speakerphone so you make crystal clear calls with the press of a button. Trade off as DJs with your friends to share everyone’s favorite tunes with Social Mode by connecting up to 3 music sources to the speaker and taking turns playing music.
Product Features:
  • Wireless Bluetooth Streaming
    Wirelessly stream high-quality stereo sound from your smartphone or tablet.
  • 6000mAH Rechargeable Battery
    Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery supports up to 12 hours of playtime and charges devices via the USB port.
  • Speakerphone
    Take calls from your speaker with a touch of a button - crystal clear thanks to the noise and echo cancelling speakerphone.
  • Splashproof
    Splashproof means no more worrying about rain or spills, you can even clean it with running tap water. Just don't submerge it.
  • Social Mode
    Music has never been this social, connect up to 3 music sources to the same Charge 2+ and have a listen to everyone's favorite tunes.
  • JBL Bass Radiator
    Hear the bass, feel the bass, see the bass. Dual external passive radiators demonstrate just how powerful your speakers are.

A Splashproof Design

No more worrying about rain or spills, you can even clean it with running tap water. Just don't submerge it.

Bluetooth Connectivity

Allows you to wirelessly stream music through any Bluetooth enabled device.

Built-in Microphone

The built-in microphone allows you to answer calls without skipping a beat.

Passive Radiators
Passive radiators field enough bass for you to actually see them trembling from the outside.

Recharges your Media Device

This speaker charges your device so you can listen longer and be ready to go at a moment's notice.

Social Mode

Lets up to three people take turns playing their respective mobile phone, tablet, and laptop play-lists on the same portable speaker.

Manuals & Downloads:
Device Compatibility:
General Specifications:
Power Output
Bluetooth Support
A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2
Power Supply
5VDC USB output: 5V 2.1A (maximum)
Battery Type
Lithium-ion Polymer (3.7V, 6000mAh)
Battery Charge Time
4 hrs @ 1.8A
Music Playing Time
up to 12 hours (varies by volume level and audio content)
Bluetooth Transmitter Power
0-4 dBm
Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range
2.402 – 2.480 GHz
Bluetooth Transmitter Modulation
Audio Specifications:
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
>80 dB
Frequency Response
75Hz – 20kHz
Speaker Specifications:
2 x 45mm
Width (mm)
Weight (kg)
600 g
Depth (mm)
Height (mm)
JBL Charge 2+ is rated 4.382899628252788 out of 5 by 269.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good Sound, Bad Tech. I bought this speaker about 3 months ago and was impressed with the sound but terribly disappointed that this cannot use JBL connect app. Guess it is what it is but why, it's your latest technology and you choose not to use it. Upgraded to the xtreme and would love to connect them but nope can't happen.
Date published: 2016-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Eureka...I found it!" I had tried a could different brands before. I tried each for a few days only to realize the bass was either too extreme and the treble too weak in comparison, or the bass was kinda "flat" (changing the sound setting on my new Samsung Galaxy S6 did NOT help). So, I was discouraged enough to return both and wasn't ready to make another choice yet. Two weeks later, today, I walked into my favorite electronics store, went straight over to the portable sound system section, and did the demo of the JBL Charge 2+ and INSTANTLY loved the wonderful treble and bass. Clarity and deep perfect bass! I bought one and believe it's "keeper"!
Date published: 2015-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small box, BIG/Loud Sound I originally bought the Charge and then saw that the Charge 2 was coming out. I wanted to upgrade to the Charge 2 because of the sleek look. I am very happy now that I have upgraded to the 2. The sound is great. I love the fact that there are two subwoofer (bass) now. It vibrates on both ends and really shows how strong and loud it can get. The sleek look and feel is a nice change from the Charge 1. It's definitely more sophisticated in appearance. Pros: - sleek design - great bass and sound - unique design (like a mini-torpedo) - easy to sync up to wifi devices Cons: - there is NO carrying pouch like the Charge 1 Overall, I really like the 2. The sound is great!
Date published: 2014-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Like most anyone i wasn't really sure what to get as far as a new bluetooth speaker that sounded great and was portable. I spent time watching youtube reviews and reading other reviews like this one. If you like having a portable speaker that still has great bass then this is the speaker for you and it will also keep your phone or i pod charged when you need it. Also it sounds way better than the original JBL charge, way more bass in this one. It does vary from song to song, but it is very impressive how good this sounds. It sounds better than other speakers like it in best buy and walmart that they have on display.
Date published: 2014-09-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from No regrets I received my speaker about 2 days ago. I love it. I made sure I did all of the proper research before I bought it because honestly 150 is a lot for something like this. But I now see that it's worth every penny. The sound quality is amazing! The bass is great. I don't even have to have the volume up halfway to get a room filling sound. The only downside is that it did not come with a case. I would think that something like that would be included. Guess not. Now I have to spend more time and money trying to find something I can keep it in safely. Until then i'm going to be paranoid about something happening to it.
Date published: 2014-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing like it! I bought this speaker from a Dixons outlet at work, for no particular reason. I'm quite a fan of sound systems and like the experience that these speakers put out. But I must admit I've never heard nor come across anything like this. It looks professional and adapts to any environment you put it in. It nice to hold and easy to grip, After hearing mines I've managed to convince my manager to buy one and a colleague to buy two! The speaker is just great from all angles. Its well presented, simple to use and is a pleasure to listen to. It makes any song of any genre sound good. I'm very impressed! highly recommended!
Date published: 2014-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Investment I got this for christmas as a gift from my mother. It has exceeded my expectations in every way. The sound quality is truly excellent. I have had a few bluetooth speakers before and this one is orders of magnitude better. Tight, firm bass and clear mids and highs. Sounds great for any genre of music as well as podcasts and TV shows. The battery life is excellent. On a full charge, this product can go somewhere between 8 and 10 hours. It does take a while to charge (about 6 hours). The features are awesome too. Especially social mode. It totally eliminates the party dilemma when you have a few friends that would all like to play songs. It works flawlesslly. Overall 10/10.
Date published: 2016-04-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from GREAT Speaker!! but where is case to protect it? Great Sound !!! Best of any in it's class. I'd give it 5 stars if it wasn't for the following shortcomings: #1- Needs case to protect it, & store charger & USB cable. Sleek & stylish, but too easy to damage. #2- Needs app for remote control. #3- Passive Radiators should have protection. Too tempting to touch as they vibrate, especially for kids. Saw a store display where Passive Radiators were distorted from people poking too much. #4- It would be nice if it had a screw mount centered on the bottom for a small tripod. This would allow the speaker to have space underneath, which would give better sound quality.
Date published: 2015-07-14
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I had hoped to connect this to my Amazon Echo. The problem is the Charge 2+ when in Bluetooth sync mode is passive. So is Echo - both expect someone to manually accept sync. Is there an app or another speaker model I need?

Asked by: TexasTripletMom
Our portable speakers including the CHARGE 2+ doesn't support a third party speakers over Bluetooth connection. So Amazon Echo will not work with the CHARGE 2+.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-08-29

is the refurbished item still covered under the one-year warranty?

Asked by: drtee
Yes, our re-certified items do come with a one year manufacturers warranty same with our brand new products.
Answered by: Amir at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-08-16

What does "recertified" mean in terms of warranty? (JBL Charge 2+)

Asked by: WLLL
Recertified products purchased from this website come with the product's original warranty protection. For example, the CHARGE 2+ comes with a 1 year warranty protecting you against manufacturing defects.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-08-15

Can it be paired with another similar speaker for stereo listening (so that one reproduces L and the other does R)?

Asked by: Curious George
The CHARGE 2 or 2+ does not have the Connect function. With that said, you can't connect two CHARGE2/2+ for stereo mode. However you can connect them via a hardwired connection using an AUX splitter cable but it would not produce stereo sound. Speakers that have the Connect feature are the following: FLIP 3, CHARGE 3, PULSE 2, BOOST TV and the XTREME.
Answered by: Amir at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-08-03

I just bought a charger 2 and plugged it in - no sound at all little light keeps blinking and when I hit it I get this blurb blurb blurb. cant adjust the sound level either help!!

Asked by: jwicks123
Try one of these options to possibly resolve the issue. - Disconnect cabling and unpair/disconnect any devices which may be paired/connected Bluetooth. Allow the battery to completely discharge. Apply the power source and allow the battery to charge completely. - Try a reset. In power ON mode, press and hold the "Volume +" and "Phone" buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds. The CHARGE 2+ will power off, and is now reset. If none of these things work, please submit a case at www.harmanaudio.com/contactus and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-07-05

Where do I get a manual?

Asked by: ghamiltonjohnson
Please go to the product page on our website at the link below. Then click on Manuals & Downloads where you will find the Quick Start Guide, The Owner's Manual. http://www.jbl.com/bluetooth-speakers/JBL+CHARGE+II+PLUS.html
Answered by: Joe At Customer Service
Date published: 2016-05-10

While playing golf & listening to my Charge 2+ thru my IPhone, I received a phone call & it blasted thru the Charge speaker system. How can I turn off the speakerphone so my fellow golfers don't strangle me?

Thank you for the inquiry. The telephone symbol on the speaker enables and disables the speaker phone feature. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-18

Does it come with a full warranty?

Asked by: Peter P
Thank you for the inquiry. This product carries a 1 year manufacturers warranty. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-11
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