84points

JBL Flip 3

67points

JBL Xtreme

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JBL Flip 3 vs JBL Xtreme

JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 84.09% less body volume
    692.22cm³vs4350.276cm³
  • 62mm shorter
    64mmvs126mm
  • 114mm narrower
    169mmvs283mm
  • 1.66kg lighter
    450gvs2112g
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

Why is JBL Xtreme better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    70Hzvs85Hz
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    63mmvs40mm
  • 2 more drivers
    4vs2
  • 3.33x more battery power
    10000mAhvs3000mAh
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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.

2.drivers count

2

4

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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3.driver unit size

40mm

63mm

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.volume

692.22cm³

4350.28cm³

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58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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

6.has a detachable cable
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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

2.is an active speaker
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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.

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.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

4.has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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.

5.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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

6.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.

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99dB

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Power

1.battery power

3000mAh

10000mAh

Best

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20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 3
JBL Xtreme

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

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

3.USB ports

1

2

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

4.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 Xtreme

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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