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A Review By Comparison of the Jbl Pulse 5 Vs. Lg Xboom Go Xg7

Last updated on May 29, 2023   6 minute read
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JBL Pulse 5

JBL Pulse 5

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Reasons why you might like the JBL Pulse 5

Overall Score 5.9 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Ingress Protection (Ip) Rating of IP67
  • Has A Subwoofer
  • Battery Life of 12 hours
  • Multipoint Count of 2 only
  • Has A Mobile App
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LG XBOOM Go XG7

LG XBOOM Go XG7

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Reasons why you might like the LG XBOOM Go XG7

Overall Score 4.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.

  • Ingress Protection (Ip) Rating of IP67
  • Battery Life of 24 hours

A summary of the review by feature comparison

Category Features JBL Pulse 5 LG XBOOM Go XG7
DESIGN ingress protection (ip) rating ip67 ip67
volume 2,435.59cm³
weight 960g 1,090g
height 96.5mm 99.06mm
width 223mm 261.62mm
thickness 94mm 93.98mm
is dust proof and water resistant
SOUND QUALITY has a subwoofer
has stereo speakers
has a passive radiator
lowest frequency 70hz
highest frequency 20,000hz
POWER battery life 12hours 24hours
charge time 4hours 5hours
has a battery level indicator
operating power consumption 10w
standby mode power consumption 0.5w
CONNECTIVITY multipoint count 2only
can be used wirelessly
has an aux input
has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
has bluetooth
bluetooth version v5.1 v5.1
maximum bluetooth range 10meters
has usb type-c
usb ports 1only 1only
EXTRAS has a mobile app
has voice commands
has voice prompts
control panel placed on a device
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A breakdown of the review per specifications

Design

Ingress Protection (Ip) Rating

JBL Pulse 5 ip67
LG XBOOM Go XG7 ip67

Ingress protection ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an electrical enclosure, against solids and liquids. The letters 'IP' are followed by two numerals The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquid.

Having a value of IP67, the JBL Pulse 5's rating is read as, the first value of 6 denotes that they are completely dust proof, and the second value of 7 means that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.

Compared to the JBL Pulse 5, LG XBOOM Go XG7 has a rating of IP67 meaning that they both have the same rating against dust and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids

Volume

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7 2,435.59cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product fills. LG XBOOM Go XG7 takes up 2,435.59cm³, it is a good thing to know the space that the speaker takes up just so as to ensure that it will easily fit in the available space next to your other gadgets.

Weight

JBL Pulse 5 960g
LG XBOOM Go XG7 1,090g

We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

The LG XBOOM Go XG7, at 1,090g weigh less than the JBL Pulse 5 by g. Commonly a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you want to change the position of the soundbar often, then you should opt to purchase a lighter soundbar.

Height

JBL Pulse 5 96.5mm
LG XBOOM Go XG7 99.06mm

This represents the vertical dimension of a device, JBL Pulse 5 has a height of 96.5mm.

LG XBOOM Go XG7, at 99.06mm is longer in height than the JBL Pulse 5 by 2.56mm

Width

JBL Pulse 5 223mm
LG XBOOM Go XG7 261.62mm

This represents the horizontal dimension of a device, JBL Pulse 5 has a width of 223mm.

LG XBOOM Go XG7, at 261.62mm is wider than the JBL Pulse 5 by 38.62mm

Thickness

JBL Pulse 5 94mm
LG XBOOM Go XG7 93.98mm

The thickness (or depth) of JBL Pulse 5 is 94mm, to know the thickness of the speaker you divide its volume(space occupied) by the surface area( length by width)

LG XBOOM Go XG7 has a thickness of 93.98mm, meaning that it is less thicker than the JBL Pulse 5 by -0.019999999999996mm

Is Dust Proof And Water Resistant

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

The JBL Pulse 5 is dustproof and water-resistant. A water-resistant device can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, if it is to be submerged in the water this is usually set to a given depth and for a specific time period.

LG XBOOM Go XG7 too is dustproof and water-resistant, this makes both devices water-resistant and dust-resistant, which means that they can prevent water and dust from entering the interior of the devices and damaging the interior components

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Sound Quality

Has A Subwoofer

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

A subwoofer is a speaker that delivers lower frequencies in the range of 20 -200Hz, the low frequencies are produced by instruments such as pipe organs, bass guitars, even the kick drums, and any explosive sound effects say in a movie. Devices that have a subwoofer inbuilt give a richer bass sound when listening to bass-heavy music like hip hop.

Has Stereo Speakers

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

JBL Pulse 5 has stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.

Has A Passive Radiator

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

A passive radiator is a type of driver in speakers that can get extra power and resonance from a speaker system, usually used in smaller speaker systems. This radiator is called passive because it is not powered by electricity but by air pressure found in speaker cones.

The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep, resonant tones that would normally be produced by speakers in large boxes powered by AC.

The LG XBOOM Go XG7 and JBL Pulse 5 both have a passive radiator

Lowest Frequency

JBL Pulse 5 70hz
LG XBOOM Go XG7

Low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component reproduces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on the way through. JBL Pulse 5's lowest frequency is at 70Hz, the lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Highest Frequency

JBL Pulse 5 20,000hz
LG XBOOM Go XG7

High frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio device reproduces high audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it. JBL Pulse 5's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, the higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Power

Battery Life

JBL Pulse 5 12hours
LG XBOOM Go XG7 24hours

Your speaker's battery life will reduce over time while in use, the battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often. JBL Pulse 5's battery life is 12 hours

LG XBOOM Go XG7's battery life is 24 hours. Each time you recharge your device, it gets a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first. But over a few years, you may find that your speaker, no longer plays for long like it used to.

Charge Time

JBL Pulse 5 4hours
LG XBOOM Go XG7 5hours

It takes 4 hours to fully charge the JBL Pulse 5's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using it for the first time or when they have been unused for extended periods.

LG XBOOM Go XG7 takes 5 hours to fully charge the battery

Has A Battery Level Indicator

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

JBL Pulse 5 has a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging status of your speaker.

Operating Power Consumption

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7 10w

The amount of power a speaker uses depends on the loudness of the audio being played, its sensitivity, and the amplifier's volume. Operating power consumption is how much power the device consumes when it's in use. LG XBOOM Go XG7's operating power consumption is 10W

Standby Mode Power Consumption

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7 0.5w

Also known as a device's energy-saving mode, the power consumption in standby mode measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in. LG XBOOM Go XG7 has a standby mode power consumption of 0.5W

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Connectivity

Multipoint Count

JBL Pulse 5 2only
LG XBOOM Go XG7

JBL Pulse 5 support multipoint, which allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example, you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Can Be Used Wirelessly

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

JBL Pulse 5 can be used wirelessly, wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

The LG XBOOM Go XG7 also can be used wirelessly

Has An Aux Input

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack

Has A Socket For A 3.5 Mm Audio Jack

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

Being an industry-standard audio plug, a standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards. This means that it is commonly used in stereo headphones to your phone or connecting your phone to an external amplifier, sound bars, your car radio, etc. LG XBOOM Go XG7 has this connector giving it a wider range of connectivity with most of the sound devices out there. All plugs have at least a tip and sleeve with the number of rings that stand as a differentiating factor.

Has Bluetooth

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and computers.

Both the LG XBOOM Go XG7 and the JBL Pulse 5 have Bluetooth

Bluetooth Version

JBL Pulse 5 v5.1
LG XBOOM Go XG7 v5.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. JBL Pulse 5 has a v5.1

LG XBOOM Go XG7 has a Bluetooth version of v5.1. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Maximum Bluetooth Range

JBL Pulse 5 10meters
LG XBOOM Go XG7

Bluetooth is a short-range wireless technology standard that is used for exchanging data between fixed and mobile devices over short distances. The JBL Pulse 5 can connect at a 10meters distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Has Usb Type-C

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

JBL Pulse 5 supports USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power on a single cable. The USB-C plug is now part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets, it features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

LG XBOOM Go XG7 too has USB TYPE-C

Usb Ports

JBL Pulse 5 1only
LG XBOOM Go XG7 1only

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices, like those you save your music on, JBL Pulse 5 has 1 only

LG XBOOM Go XG7 has 1 USB ports

Extras

Has A Mobile App

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

You can use your smartphone as a remote control for the device through a dedicated app. Through this, you can alter settings, unlock features, and get real-time updates so you can always listen to your music the best way you see fit.

Has Voice Commands

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

You can use your voice to control key functions of the JBL Pulse 5 and you can easily access it without pushing any button but just giving it voice commands.

Has Voice Prompts

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

With voice prompts, the device notifies you via audio messages, say its battery is running low it will notify you that it's time to recharge the device.

Control Panel Placed On A Device

JBL Pulse 5
LG XBOOM Go XG7

There is a control panel on the JBL Pulse 5 body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

The LG XBOOM Go XG7 too have a control panel on them.

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