78points
81points

JBL Charge 3

76points
80points

JBL Flip 3

JBL Charge 3
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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38 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Flip 3

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
78
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JBL Charge 3
76
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JBL Flip 3

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    65Hzvs80Hz
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 4W more audio output power
    ?

    2 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • 2x more battery power
    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 57.79% less body volume
    692.22cm³vs1639.9935cm³
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3.5hvs4h
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 350g lighter
    450gvs800g
  • 23mm shorter
    64mmvs87mm
  • 44mm narrower
    169mmvs213mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 24.5mm thinner
    64mmvs88.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
Amazon logo
$149.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL C...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 Amazon JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Blueto... JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker , teal
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$98.95

JBL Flip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$66.49
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$64.99
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 3 walmartJBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Sp...JBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$59.99

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Design

1.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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2.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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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.

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4.volume
?

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1639.99cm³

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5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

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6.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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. Show more

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Sound quality

1.audio output power
?

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

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2 x 2250W

2 x 10W

2 x 8W

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

65Hz

80Hz

3.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. Show more

JBL Charge 3
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4.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.

JBL Charge 3
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5.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

6.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.

JBL Charge 3
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Power

1.battery power
?

Best

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20000mAh

6000mAh

3000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Charge 3
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3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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4.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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0.5h

4h

3.5h

5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

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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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Tufton

5

4.1

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.

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3.USB ports
?

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

Best

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1

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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. Show more

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5.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

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JBL Flip 3

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
3.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.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

JBL Charge 3
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4.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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
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$149.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL C...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95
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$98.95

JBL Flip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$66.49
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
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$64.99
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
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$59.99

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