63points

JBL Clip 3

75points

JBL Flip 4

JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
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52 facts in comparison

JBL Clip 3 vs JBL Flip 4

JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
63
points
JBL Clip 3
75
points
JBL Flip 4

Why is JBL Clip 3 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3hvs3.5h
  • 295g lighter
    ?

    220gvs515g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 78mm narrower
    ?

    97mmvs175mm
  • 24mm thinner
    ?

    46mmvs70mm

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Clip 3?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 50Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    70Hzvs120Hz
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • 12.7W more audio output power
    ?

    2 x 8Wvs1 x 3.3W
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4.1
  • 3x more battery power
    ?

    3000mAhvs1000mAh

Price comparison

JBL Clip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Clip 3 walmartJBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker wi...JBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Carabiner, Black
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$69.95

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

Design

1.drivers count

1

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 Clip 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

40mm

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 Clip 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 Clip 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.weight

220g

515g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Clip 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

120Hz

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 Clip 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 subwoofer
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Clip 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.
6.audio output power

1 x 3.3W

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.

Power

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

1000mAh

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

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.
5.charge time

3h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Clip 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.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
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.
5.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Clip 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.
5.Has a radio
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
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
JBL Clip 3
JBL Flip 4
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL Clip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Clip 3 walmartJBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker wi...JBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Carabiner, Black
walmart logo
$69.95

JBL Flip 4

Buy used:

$79.99

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

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