Play and Charge Endlessly.

Take the party with you no matter what the weather. The JBL Charge Essential 2 speaker delivers bold JBL Original Pro Sound. Up to 20 hours of playtime and a handy powerbank to keep your devices charged to keep the party going all night. Rain? Spilled drinks? The IPX7 waterproof Charge Essential 2 survives whatever comes its way. 

Features and Benefits

Bold JBL Original Pro Sound

The JBL Charge Essential 2 features a racetrack-shaped driver, a separate tweeter and two pumping JBL passive radiators for deeper bass. The optimized transducer delivers bigger loudness. The JBL Charge Essential 2 provides powerful sound wherever you are.

20 hours of playtime

The fun doesn’t have to stop. Packed with an incredible 20 hours of battery life, JBL Charge Essential 2 lets you party all day and into the night.

Make a splash with IPX7 waterproof design

Bring your speakers anywhere. Pool party? Perfect. Sudden cloudburst? Covered. Bash on the beach? JBL Charge Essential 2 is IPX7 waterproof for fearless outdoor entertainment.

Wireless Bluetooth Streaming

Wirelessly stream music from your phone, tablet, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device.

Power up with the built-in powerbank

Don’t put the party on pause. A built-in powerbank lets you charge your devices without taking a break from the tunes.

What’s in the box:

  • 1 x JBL Charge Essential 2
  • 1 x Type C USB Cable
  • 1 x Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card

Technical Specifications

  • Model No.: JBL Charge Essential 2
  • Transducers: 52mm x 90mm woofer/ 2.05 x 3.54", 20mm tweeter/0.79"
  • Output power: 30W RMS for woofer, 10W RMS for tweeter
  • Frequency response: 60Hz – 20kHz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: >80dB
  • Battery type: Li-ion polymer 27Wh (equivalent to 3.6V/7500mAh)
  • Battery charge time: 4 hours (5V/3A)
  • Music play time: up to 20 hours (dependent on volume level and audio content)
  • Cable type: USB-C charging cable
  • Cable length: 1.2m/47.2"
  • USB charge out: 5V/2A (maximum)
  • Bluetooth® version: 5.1
  • Bluetooth® profile: A2DP 1.3, AVRCP 1.6
  • Bluetooth® transmitter frequency range: 2400MHz – 2483.5MHz
  • Bluetooth® transmitter power: ≤ 12dBm (EIRP)
  • Bluetooth® transmitter modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 220.0 x 96.0 x 93.4 mm/ 8.7 x 3.8 x 3.7"
  • Net weight: 0.93kg/2.05 lbs
  • Dimensions (W x H x D):
  • 258 x 128 x 119mm/10.1 x 5.0 x 4.7"
  • Gross weight: 1.58kg/3.48 lbs


Design Award 2020 Best Product 2019-2020 What Hi Fi

JBL Charge Essential 2 (GPAY)

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