77points
83points

JBL Flip 4

78points
81points

Ultimate Ears Boom 2

JBL Flip 4
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Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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JBL Flip 4 vs Ultimate Ears Boom 2

JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
77
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JBL Flip 4
78
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Ultimate Ears Boom 2

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than Ultimate Ears Boom 2?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 20Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    70Hzvs90Hz
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.1vs4
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has active noise-canceling (noise control)
    ?
  • 33g lighter
    ?

    515gvs548g
  • 112mm shorter
    ?

    68mmvs180mm

Why is Ultimate Ears Boom 2 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 3h longer battery life
    ?

    15hvs12h
  • 0.1h shorter charge time
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    3.4hvs3.5h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • 5 more live Bluetooth connections
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    8vs3
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 108mm narrower
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    67mmvs175mm

Price comparison

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$79.00

Ultimate Ears Boom 2

Buy used:

$47.95

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Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Patches
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$112.70
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Origami Wireless Mo...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Origami Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof and Shockproof)
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$159.00
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Phantom Edition
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$89.95
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Midnight Blue Wirel...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Midnight Blue Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof & Shockproof) - Limited Edition
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$109.99
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Marina Wireless Mob...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Marina Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof and Shockproof)
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$132.49
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 walmartUltimate Ears UE BOOM 2 Portable Bluetoo...Ultimate Ears UE BOOM 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$71.99

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Design

1.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.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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.
3.driver unit size

40mm

45mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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.
6.warranty period

1

2

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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

90Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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 passive radiator
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

12h

15h

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.
4.charge time

3.5h

3.4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
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.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.multipoint count

3

8

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 4
Ultimate Ears Boom 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Price comparison

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$79.00

Ultimate Ears Boom 2

Buy used:

$47.95

ProductStorePrice
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Patches
Amazon logo
$112.70
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Origami Wireless Mo...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Origami Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof and Shockproof)
Amazon logo
$159.00
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Phantom Edition
Amazon logo
$89.95
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Midnight Blue Wirel...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Midnight Blue Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof & Shockproof) - Limited Edition
Amazon logo
$109.99
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 AmazonUltimate Ears BOOM 2 Marina Wireless Mob...Ultimate Ears BOOM 2 Marina Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof and Shockproof)
Amazon logo
$132.49
Ultimate Ears Boom 2 walmartUltimate Ears UE BOOM 2 Portable Bluetoo...Ultimate Ears UE BOOM 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$71.99

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