83points

JBL Charge 3

79points

JBL Flip 4

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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Flip 4

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
83
points
79
points

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
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 8h longer battery life
    20hvs12h
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Supports a remote smartphone

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    3.5hvs4h
  • 19mm shorter
    68mmvs87mm
  • 285g lighter
    515gvs800g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • 38mm narrower
    175mmvs213mm
  • Travel bag is included
  • 18.5mm thinner
    70mmvs88.5mm

Design

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

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

45mm

40mm

2.drivers count
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A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2

2

3.control panel placed on a device
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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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
4.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
5.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Audio Pro Addon C10

24

1

1

6.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4

Sound quality

1.audio output power
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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

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

2 x 10W

2 x 8W

2.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
3.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

65Hz

70Hz

4.is an active speaker
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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
JBL Flip 4
5.SNR
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Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Best

Libratone Loop

99dB

80dB

80dB

6.Has a passive radiator
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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
JBL Flip 4

Power

1.battery power
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Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

6000mAh

3000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
4.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

4h

3.5h

5. longer battery life
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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.

Best

Lava Brightsounds 2

36h

20h

12h

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

4.1

4.1

2.has an AUX input
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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.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

5.has a microphone in
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Polk Audio Boom Urchin

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 4

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