52points
34points

Bose SoundLink Mini II

66points
62points

JBL Flip 5

Bose SoundLink Mini II
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JBL Flip 5
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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Bose SoundLink Mini II vs JBL Flip 5

Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini II better than JBL Flip 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 42.12% less body volume
    ?

    534.9cm³vs924.186cm³
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has voice commands
    ?

Why is JBL Flip 5 better than Bose SoundLink Mini II?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 2h longer battery life
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    12hvs10h
  • 1m greater wireless connectivity range
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    10mvs9m
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs4h
  • 140g lighter
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    540gvs680g
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a sleep timer
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Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$148.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II walmartBose Frames Alto - Bluetooth Audio Sungl...Bose Frames Alto - Bluetooth Audio Sunglasses, Black (M/L)
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$169.00

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$66.95

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JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
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$78.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
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$179.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$77.99
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad (New Model)
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$69.95
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$69.95
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$69.95

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Design

1.volume

534.9cm³

924.19cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

3

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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.
6.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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 5
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 5
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.has a magnetic shielding
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

10h

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

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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 Mini II
JBL Flip 5
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.maximum Bluetooth range

9m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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 5
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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 Mini II
JBL Flip 5
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 Mini II
JBL Flip 5
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$148.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II walmartBose Frames Alto - Bluetooth Audio Sungl...Bose Frames Alto - Bluetooth Audio Sunglasses, Black (M/L)
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$169.00

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$66.95

ProductStorePrice
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$78.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
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$179.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$77.99
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$69.95
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