74points
78points

JBL Flip 4

63points
59points

JBL Flip 5

JBL Flip 4
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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54 facts in comparison

JBL Flip 4 vs JBL Flip 5

JBL Flip 4
JBL Flip 5
74
points
JBL Flip 4
63
points
JBL Flip 5

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Flip 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 25g lighter
    515gvs540g
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?

Why is JBL Flip 5 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    65Hzvs70Hz
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    44mmvs40mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 4W more audio output power
    ?

    1 x 20Wvs2 x 8W
  • 1.6x more battery power
    4800mAhvs3000mAh
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs3.5h
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • 1mm thinner
    69mmvs70mm

Price comparison

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Grey
Amazon logo
$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJbl Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...Jbl Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (teal), 2.6 Lb
Amazon logo
$106.75
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
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$74.89
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - White
Amazon logo
$79.95
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Camouflage
Amazon logo
$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Port...JBL Flip 4 IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Portable Bluetooth Rechargeable USB Speaker (Blue) (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$75.00

JBL Flip 5

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black [New Model]
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
Amazon logo
$168.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$76.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red [New Model]
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$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Teal [New Model]
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$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Gray [New Model]
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$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Green [New Model]
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$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Squad [New Model]
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$99.95
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$99.95

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Design

1.driver unit size
?

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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2.drivers count
?

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.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

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6.warranty period
?

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.audio output power
?

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 8W

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2.lowest frequency
?

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

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8Hz

70Hz

65Hz

3.has stereo speakers
?

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

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4.is an active speaker
?

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.

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5.has a subwoofer
?

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

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6.Has a passive radiator
?

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

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Power

1.battery power
?

Best

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20000mAh

3000mAh

4800mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Flip 4
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4.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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0.5h

3.5h

2.5h

5.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

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36h

12h

12h

6.has wireless charging
?

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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4.1

4.2

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

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3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

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4.USB ports
?

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

Best

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1

1

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

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6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Flip 4
JBL Flip 5
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

JBL Flip 4
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3.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

JBL Flip 4
JBL Flip 5
4.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

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5.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

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6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

JBL Flip 4
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Price comparison

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Grey
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJbl Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...Jbl Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (teal), 2.6 Lb
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$106.75
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
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$74.89
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - White
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$79.95
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Camouflage
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Port...JBL Flip 4 IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Portable Bluetooth Rechargeable USB Speaker (Blue) (Renewed)
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$74.99
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$75.00

JBL Flip 5

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black [New Model]
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
Amazon logo
$168.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$76.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red [New Model]
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$99.95
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$99.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Gray [New Model]
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$99.95
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$99.95
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$99.95
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$99.95

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