84points

JBL Flip 3

75points

Philips SB7100

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JBL Flip 3 vs Philips SB7100

JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Philips SB7100?

  • Is an active speaker
  • 11mm narrower
    169mmvs180mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips SB7100 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 0.03% less body volume
    691.92cm³vs692.224cm³
  • 2mm shorter
    62mmvs64mm
  • 37g lighter
    413gvs450g
  • Has WiFi
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a neodymium magnet

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

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

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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3.volume

692.22cm³

691.92cm³

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4.driver unit size

40mm

25.4mm

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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5.can be controlled remotely
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

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

6.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

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 SB7100

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 SB7100

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

2 x 4W

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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4.has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

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 SB7100

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

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

2.1

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2.Has WiFi
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

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 SB7100

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 SB7100

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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 3
Philips SB7100

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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