57points
43points

JBL Flip Essential

55points
42points

LG XBOOM Go PL5

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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28 facts in comparison

JBL Flip Essential vs LG XBOOM Go PL5

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Why is JBL Flip Essential better than LG XBOOM Go PL5?

  • 44.82% less body volume
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    692.22cm³vs1254.441cm³
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs4h
  • 1 more USB ports
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    2vs1
  • 150g lighter
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    470gvs620g
  • 32mm narrower
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    169mmvs201mm
  • 15mm shorter
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    64mmvs79mm
  • 15mm thinner
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    64mmvs79mm

Why is LG XBOOM Go PL5 better than JBL Flip Essential?

  • 4.5mm bigger driver unit
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    44.5mmvs40mm
  • 4W more audio output power
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    2 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • 30% more battery power
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    3900mAhvs3000mAh
  • 8h longer battery life
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    18hvs10h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 7.17% cheaper
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    86.75 €vs93.45 €

Price comparison

JBL Flip Essential

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$79.95

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LG XBOOM Go PL5

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Design

1.volume

692.22cm³

1254.44cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
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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 (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.weight

470g

620g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
8.width

169mm

201mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.height

64mm

79mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.Has a passive radiator
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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.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Power

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

3000mAh

3900mAh

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.
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.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
5.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Has voice prompts
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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.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

93.45 €

86.75 €

Updated on Sun Nov 28 2021
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

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