69points

Bose SoundLink Micro

81points

JBL Flip 3

Bose SoundLink Micro
Comparison winner
JBL Flip 3
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47 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro vs JBL Flip 3

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
69
points
Bose SoundLink Micro
81
points
JBL Flip 3

Why is Bose SoundLink Micro better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 51.42% less body volume
    336.27cm³vs692.224cm³
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 160g lighter
    290gvs450g
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 70.7mm narrower
    98.3mmvs169mm
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Bose SoundLink Micro?

  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3.5hvs4h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 34.3mm shorter
    64mmvs98.3mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.drivers count
?

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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8

1

2

2.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

336.27cm³

692.22cm³

3.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
6.height
?

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19mm

98.3mm

64mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
2.is an active speaker
?

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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
3.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 AW19

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
4.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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0.5h

4h

3.5h

3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
6.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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5

4.2

4.1

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
6.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
4.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 3

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