JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Flip 4

8.39 in
3.48 in
JBL Charge 3 Wireless Speaker
JBL Charge 3
6.89 in
2.56 in
JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 4
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
42 editorial reviews
JBL's unexpected late 2012 release of the $99 Flip was stunning. Even though Flip arrived two years after the Jawbone Jambox -- a seriously overpriced but ...Read more
The Charge is a highly capable speaker with all best attributes of its predecessor. You don’t get a ton of bass, but you will get clear, detailed sound loud enough to peel paint off the walls.Read more
JBL has a wide-array of portable speakers in their arsenal. Here we have the JBL…Read more
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24 editorial reviews
If you're looking for a decent, relatively affordable speaker that you can throw in your bag, take to the beach, in your bathroom, or wherever, theRead more
A life-friendly speaker that doesn't skimp on soundRead more
Sound quality isn’t flawless, but still a great little worker...Read more
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User rating
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4.5 out of 5
8 user ratings
5 stars
62 %
4 stars
25 %
3 stars
12 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
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4.4 out of 5
17 user ratings
5 stars
64 %
4 stars
17 %
3 stars
5 %
2 stars
11 %
1 stars
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Sound

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Channels2.02.0
Low Frequency65.0 Hz70.0 Hz
High Frequency20.0 kHz20.0 kHz
Peak Power20.0 W16.0 W
Impedance80.0 Ω
N/A

Features

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Docking Station for mobile/Tabletnono
Radio receivernono
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)nono
Built-in displayyesyes
Memory Card Readernono
Speakerphoneyes
N/A
USB Input portyes
N/A
Power bankyes
N/A

Dimensions

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Colour of productBlack, Blue, Blue,Red, Blue,White, Camouflage, Grey, Red, TurquoiseBlack, Blue, Camouflage, Green, Grey, Multi, Red, Turquoise, White
Height3.48 in2.56 in
Width8.39 in6.89 in
Depth3.43 in2.76 in
Weight28.22 oz18.17 oz
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)IPX7IPX7
Water resistant
N/A
yes

Connectivity

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
USByesyes
USB version2.02.0
Type of USB connectorMicro-USBMicro-USB
Source of connectioniOS App, Android App, Windows Phone App, Mac App, PC App, Integrated in Speaker
N/A
Aptx Supportno
N/A
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth codecSBCaptX, SBC
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSPA2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Version4.14.2
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)11
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)nono
NFCyesno
Headphone Port
N/A
yes

Power

JBL Charge 3JBL Charge 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Battery operatedyesyes
USB poweredyesyes
Electric (not USB)nono
Battery TypeLi-polymerLi-polymer
Battery Capacity60003000
Playback Time20.0 h12.0 h