54points

Altec XL Jacket

78points

JBL Flip 4

Altec XL Jacket
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Altec XL Jacket vs JBL Flip 4

Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4
54
points
78
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Why is Altec XL Jacket better than JBL Flip 4?

  • Has WiFi
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • 61g lighter
    454gvs515g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than Altec XL Jacket?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a passive radiator
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs3
  • 22mm shorter
    68mmvs90mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.drivers count

2

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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2.control panel placed on a device
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

There is a control panel on the device 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.

3.Weather sealed
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

4.can be controlled remotely
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.height

90mm

68mm

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6.weight

454g

515g

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.is an active speaker
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

3.Has a passive radiator
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. 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 bass tones.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

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3.has an AUX input
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec XL Jacket
JBL Flip 4

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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