56points

Bose SoundLink Micro

75points

JBL Flip 4

Bose SoundLink Micro
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46 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro vs JBL Flip 4

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
56
points
Bose SoundLink Micro
75
points
JBL Flip 4

Why is Bose SoundLink Micro better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 225g lighter
    ?

    290gvs515g
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • 76.7mm narrower
    ?

    98.3mmvs175mm
  • Has a sleep timer
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  • Has wireless charging
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • 35.2mm thinner
    ?

    34.8mmvs70mm

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than Bose SoundLink Micro?

  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 6h longer battery life
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    12hvs6h
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs4h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Bright Orange
Amazon logo
$99.00

JBL Flip 4

Buy used:

$79.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$79.90

Design

1.drivers count

1

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Micro
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 (splashproof)
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.weight

290g

515g

We consider a lower weight better because 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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Micro
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
Bose SoundLink Micro
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 subwoofer
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
5.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundLink Micro
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
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

6h

12h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
4.charge time

4h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
5.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 4
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Midnight Blue
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Bright Orange
Amazon logo
$99.00

JBL Flip 4

Buy used:

$79.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$79.90

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