84points

JBL Flip 3

92points

Sony SRS-X99

JBL Flip 3
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34 facts in comparison

JBL Flip 3 vs Sony SRS-X99

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99
84
points
92
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Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Sony SRS-X99?

  • 90.32% less body volume
    692.22cm³vs7154.125cm³
  • 69.1mm shorter
    64mmvs133.1mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 261mm narrower
    169mmvs430mm
  • 4.25kg lighter
    450gvs4699.2g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

Why is Sony SRS-X99 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 40Hz lower low-frequency
    45Hzvs85Hz
  • 10.8mm bigger driver unit
    50.8mmvs40mm
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has WiFi
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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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8

3.driver unit size

40mm

50.8mm

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

7154.13cm³

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58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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

6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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

85Hz

45Hz

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

3.is an active speaker
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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 noise canceling microphone
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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

5.has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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 subwoofer
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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

4.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

3

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5

3.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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 fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

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

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-X99

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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