79points
73points

JBL Charge 3

75points
69points

JBL Flip 4

JBL Charge 3
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Flip 4

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
79
points
JBL Charge 3
75
points
JBL Flip 4

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    65Hzvs70Hz
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 4W more audio output power
    ?

    2 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • 2x more battery power
    ?

    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • 8h longer battery life
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    20hvs12h
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has voice commands
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Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3.5hvs4h
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 285g lighter
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    515gvs800g
  • 38mm narrower
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    175mmvs213mm
  • 19mm shorter
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    68mmvs87mm
  • 18.5mm thinner
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    70mmvs88.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$223.99

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JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$119.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$89.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
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$149.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$119.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$109.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$109.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$109.95

JBL Flip 4

Buy used:

$79.99

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

2

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
JBL Charge 3
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.driver unit size

45mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 3
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.
6.warranty period

1

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
JBL Charge 3
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.lowest frequency

65Hz

70Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 3
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.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
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.audio output power

2 x 10W

2 x 8W

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

6000mAh

3000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.Battery life

20h

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.
5.charge time

4h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 3
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

4.1

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.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has a microphone input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 3
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.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$223.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$89.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 3 Bleu
Amazon logo
$149.00
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
Amazon logo
$12.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 3 walmartJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$109.95

JBL Flip 4

Buy used:

$79.99

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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