67points
64points

JBL Flip 5

70points
92points

JBL GO 2

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JBL GO 2
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Flip 5 vs JBL GO 2

JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2

Why is JBL Flip 5 better than JBL GO 2?

  • 115Hz lower low-frequency
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    65Hzvs180Hz
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 6.58x more battery power
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    4800mAhvs730mAh
  • 7h longer battery life
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    12hvs5h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a sleep timer
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Why is JBL GO 2 better than JBL Flip 5?

  • 79.06% less body volume
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    193.49cm³vs924.186cm³
  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 356g lighter
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    184gvs540g
  • 2.8mm shorter
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    71.2mmvs74mm
  • 95mm narrower
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    86mmvs181mm
  • 37.4mm thinner
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    31.6mmvs69mm

Price comparison

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$82.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
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$89.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
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$159.90
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$79.92
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$89.95
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$89.95
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$119.00

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$20.21

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JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
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$29.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japa...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japan used like new
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$48.14
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Orange
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$29.94
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$12.03

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Design

1.volume

924.19cm³

193.49cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 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

65Hz

180Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 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.Signal-to-noise ratio (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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

4800mAh

730mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.Battery life

12h

5h

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.
5.charge time

2.5h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 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

4.2

4.1

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 Wi-Fi
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 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.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
JBL Flip 5
JBL GO 2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$82.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
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$89.95
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$159.90
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$79.92
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$89.95
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$89.95
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$119.00

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$20.21

ProductStorePrice
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$29.95
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$48.14
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$29.94
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$12.03

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