85points

JBL Flip 3

62points

Philips BT2500

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JBL Flip 3 vs Philips BT2500

JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Philips BT2500?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 37mm shorter
    64mmvs101mm
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips BT2500 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 11mm bigger driver unit
    51mmvs40mm
  • 49.87% less body volume
    346.83cm³vs692.224cm³
  • 68mm narrower
    101mmvs169mm
  • 230g lighter
    220gvs450g
  • Has WiFi
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

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

1

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.volume

692.22cm³

346.83cm³

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4.can be controlled remotely
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.driver unit size

40mm

51mm

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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6.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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.audio output power

2 x 8W

1 x 3W

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

4.has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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

6.SNR

80dB

60dB

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

750mAh

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20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.wireless charging
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.1

3

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5

2.Has WiFi
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

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.

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

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

6.USB ports

1

1

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

Best

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2

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 3
Philips BT2500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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