77points
81points

JBL Flip 3

75points
74points

JBL Flip 4

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

JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
77
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JBL Flip 3
75
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JBL Flip 4

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 65g lighter
    ?

    450gvs515g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 4mm shorter
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    64mmvs68mm
  • 6mm narrower
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    169mmvs175mm
  • Travel bag is included
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  • 6mm thinner
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    64mmvs70mm

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    70Hzvs80Hz
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Price comparison

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$69.22

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$69.98
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
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$59.95

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 Flip 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 Flip 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 Flip 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

450g

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 Flip 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

80Hz

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 Flip 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 Flip 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 8W

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

3000mAh

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.charge time

3.5h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 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 Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.multipoint count

3

3

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 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 Flip 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.
4.Has voice prompts
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
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.

Price comparison

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$69.22

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$69.98
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
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$59.95

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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