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Overall Score 7.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
JBL Bar 300 has a width of 820mm. The width represents the horizontal dimension of a soundbar, soundbars are sometimes designed to fit the width of television sets or slightly close.
JBL Bar 300 has a height of 103mm. The height represents the vertical measurement of a device, soundbars are commonly designed as thin as possible to aesthetically fit in a space.
JBL Bar 300 weighs 2,500g. We prefer a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry around the space. Lighter home appliances are advantageous, as it makes transportation easier, even say for many other kinds of products.
Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by the product's body or, in simpler terms, the space the soundbar occupies. JBL Bar 300 occupies 4,729.76cm³, it is a good thing to know the space that the soundbar takes up to confirm that it would fit with ease into the space available next to your other gadgets.
The depth of JBL Bar 300 is 56mm, to know the thickness of the soundbar you divide its volume by the soundbar's surface area(length by width)
For surround sound channels, you'll come across numbers in such formats as X.X two-digit, or X.X.X three-digit the first number defines the number of main speakers, the second number denotes the sum of subwoofers, and the third number if available denotes the number of “height” speakers.
NOTE: "Height" speakers are commonly placed on the ceiling of the space that has the soundbar, but they may as well be upward-firing speakers inside the soundbar itself.
The JBL Bar 300 having a sound output value of 5 implies that it has 5 main speakers
The JBL Bar 300 has an audio output power of 260W, basing on the sum of speakers and their power in watts. It is the amount of power the soundbar speakers can be loaded with "comfortably".
To better understand how loud any speaker can get, there are other features to factor in such as sensitivity, sound pressure, etc.
The JBL Bar 300 supports BLUETOOTH APTX, a codec used to transmit audio wirelessly with Bluetooth.
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 Bar 300's lowest frequency is at 50Hz.
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 Bar 300's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz.
The JBL Bar 300 has an auxiliary input, this allows you play from external audio sources by channeling them via a simple audio port say a 3.5mm jack.
JBL Bar 300 has an HDMI output port, soundbars with an HDMI or mini HDMI port transfer HD audio.
JBL Bar 300 has 1 HDMI ports, more HDMI ports mean that you can connect at the same time numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
JBL Bar 300 has Bluetooth, a cable free technology which allows you to seamlessly transfer data between different compatible devices.
JBL Bar 300 has a Bluetooth version of 5
Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, and mobile devices .i.e smartphones and wearables to connect and interact with other devices on the internet, the JBL Bar 300 can connect to Wi-Fi.
Most modern soundbars that support WiFi connectivity typically support the 802.11b/g/n/ax standards. Which are known by Wi-Fi 4 - 6. JBL Bar 300 supports 802.11ax, 802.11ac, and 802.11n
JBL Bar 300 has an HDMI version of 2, newer versions of HDMI support higher bandwidth, which allows for higher resolutions and frame rates.
S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.
Before you needed to connect an optical cable from your TV to the optical input of an audio device on top of the already connected HDMI cable If you don't want to use your TV's speakers and would rather have everything play through a soundbar, now with ARC you can easily connect all these at a go from a compatible HDMI socket on your TV to an HDMI ARC socket on your soundbar.
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) carries audio over HDMI. ARC is only capable of carrying compressed 5.1 audio, but eARC has higher bandwidth and can carry uncompressed 7.1 audio, as well as formats such as DTS:X and full bitrate Dolby Atmos. It is available on the JBL Bar 300
JBL Bar 300 is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
JBL Bar 300 is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
JBL Bar 300 is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. JBL Bar 300 has Dolby Atmos, which allows them to have immersive, 360-degree sound.
DTS:X is an object-based surround sound technology that allows filmmakers to place and move individual sounds around your listening space, giving you a theater-like audio experience.
More like Dolby Atmos as it aims to create a multi-dimensional sound that "places you at the center of the action", it differs from Dolby Atmos by the required speaker configuration. JBL Bar 300 has DTS:X
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows you to stream entertainment and apps from your phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screens, videos, and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles, or present your slideshows easily on your device.
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen (14) different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for much better sound quality. JBL Bar 300 supports Dolby digital plus
JBL Bar 300 supports Dolby Digital meaning that it can deliver up to six (6) different audio channels (sides) for much better sound quality.
There is a dedicated smartphone app that is designed to be used with the JBL Bar 300.