82points

JBL Flip 4

73points

JBL Xtreme

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JBL Flip 4 vs JBL Xtreme

JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme
82
points
73
points

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 58mm shorter
    68mmvs126mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 1.6kg lighter
    515gvs2112g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 108mm narrower
    175mmvs283mm
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included

Why is JBL Xtreme better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    63mmvs40mm
  • 2 more drivers
    4vs2
  • 3.33x more battery power
    10000mAhvs3000mAh
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.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

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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8

3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 4
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.

4.Weather sealed
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme

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

5.has a detachable cable
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme

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

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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24

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 4
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.lowest frequency

70Hz

70Hz

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

Best

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8Hz

3.is an active speaker
JBL Flip 4
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.

4.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

5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme

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.

6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

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60000Hz

Power

1.battery power

3000mAh

10000mAh

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20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 4
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 4
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

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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

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

8

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 4
JBL Xtreme

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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