66points

JBL Flip 2

84points

JBL Flip 3

JBL Flip 2
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JBL Flip 2 vs JBL Flip 3

JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3
66
points
84
points

Why is JBL Flip 2 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • 9mm narrower
    160mmvs169mm
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    3hvs3.5h

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than JBL Flip 2?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    85Hzvs100Hz
  • Has a passive radiator
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs3
  • 4W more audio output power
    2 x 8Wvs2 x 6W
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 1.5x more battery power
    3000mAhvs2000mAh
  • 1mm shorter
    64mmvs65mm
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.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.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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.has a detachable cable
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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

5.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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.

Best

Audio Pro Addon C10

24

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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

2.audio output power

2 x 6W

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.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

3.lowest frequency

100Hz

85Hz

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

4.is an active speaker
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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.

5.SNR

80dB

80dB

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

6.Has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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.

Power

1.battery power

2000mAh

3000mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.charge time

3h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

2.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

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.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 2
JBL Flip 3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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