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JBL Charge vs JBL Flip 5

2.91 in
6.89 in
JBL Charge Wireless Speaker
JBL Charge
7.13 in
2.91 in
JBL Flip 5 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 5
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
3.6 / 516
16 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
We've heard a lot of music come from lots of speakers already, but the JBL Charge boasts that it can offer to charge a lot of juice into your portableRead more
JBL has a wide-array of portable speakers in their arsenal. Here we have the JBL…Read more
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4.4 / 54
4 editorial reviews
Finding a reasonable balance between sound quality/volume and portability/ruggedness, the JBL Flip 5 is the quintessential jack of all trades, master of...Read more
As our lives become more connected, we’re engaging more with streaming media – it shouldn’t be a surprise that manufacturers are using that need to grab our attention and our money. There’s a lot of options out there for those who want headphones and an ever-increasing number of portable audio options for Bluetooth speakers – […]Read more
JBL and HARMAN know how to pack some serious sound into a portable Bluetooth speaker. For the last week I’ve been trying out the latest in the Flip series, the $149.95 Flip 5.  These speakers of course are designed for the outdoors mostly, be it by the pool, on the back deck or by the […]Read more
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User rating
41
3.6 out of 5
41 user ratings
5 stars
51 %
4 stars
4 %
3 stars
9 %
2 stars
21 %
1 stars
12 %

Full Comparison

Sound

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Channels
1.0
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2.0
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Low Frequency
150.0 Hz
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High Frequency
20.0 kHz
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Peak Power
10.0 W
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N/A
Impedance
80.0 Ω
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Black,Grey
  • Blue
  • Grey
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  • Black
  • Blue
  • Camouflage
  • Green
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Sand
  • White
  • Yellow
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Height
6.89 in
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2.91 in
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Width
2.91 in
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7.13 in
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Depth
2.91 in
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2.72 in
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Weight
38.08 oz
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19.05 oz
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Connectivity

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USB
yes
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N/A
USB version
2.0
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N/A
Type of USB connector
USB
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N/A
Source of connection
  • iOS App
  • Android App
  • Windows Phone App
  • Mac App
  • PC App
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N/A
Aptx Support
no
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N/A
Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth codec
SBC
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N/A
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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Wired Inputs
  • 3.5mm
  • Micro-USB
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N/A
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
1
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N/A
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
no
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no
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Bluetooth Version
N/A
4.2
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Power

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Battery operated
yes
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N/A
USB powered
yes
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N/A
Electric (not USB)
no
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N/A
Battery Type
Li-Ion
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Li-Ion
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Battery Capacity
6000
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N/A
Playback Time
12.0 h
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12.0 h
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