85points

JBL Flip 3

78points

JBL Flip 4

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JBL Flip 3 vs JBL Flip 4

JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • 4mm shorter
    64mmvs68mm
  • 6mm narrower
    169mmvs175mm
  • 65g lighter
    450gvs515g
  • 6mm thinner
    64mmvs70mm

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    70Hzvs85Hz

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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.

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8

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.

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462mm

4.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

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

5.has a detachable cable
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

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

6.weight

450g

515g

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50g

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Sound quality

1.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.

2.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.

3.lowest frequency

85Hz

70Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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8Hz

4.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.

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2 x 2250W

5.has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

6.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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Power

1.battery power

3000mAh

3000mAh

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20000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

3.5h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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0.5h

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.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.

3.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.

4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

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.

Best

Ikea Eneby 30

8

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 3
JBL Flip 4

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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