47points
32points

Bose SoundLink Mini II

75points
81points

JBL Flip 4

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26 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II vs JBL Flip 4

Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 4
47
points
Bose SoundLink Mini II
75
points
JBL Flip 4

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini II better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    3vs2
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 17.2mm shorter
    ?

    50.8mmvs68mm
  • Has voice prompts
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  • 11.6mm thinner
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    58.4mmvs70mm

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than Bose SoundLink Mini II?

  • Is an active speaker
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs4h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 165g lighter
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    515gvs680g

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

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$129.95

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II AmazonBose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker...Bose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$182.98
Bose SoundLink Mini II walmartBose SoundLink Color Portable Bluetooth ...Bose SoundLink Color Portable Bluetooth Speaker II - Black
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$129.00

JBL Flip 4

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

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Design

1.drivers count

3

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 Mini II
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 Mini II
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 Mini II
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.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 4
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini II
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
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
6.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

4h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini II
JBL Flip 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 4
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.

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