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JBL Flip 3 vs JBL Flip 4

6.65 in
2.52 in
JBL Flip 3 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 3
6.89 in
2.68 in
JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 4
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Editiorial reviews
20 editorial reviews
A return to form for JBL, the Flip 3 is worthy of the product’s historyRead more
The JBL Flip 3 sports a durable, splash-proof fabric and allows music lovers to use the speaker in the rain and outdoors tooRead more
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24 editorial reviews
Contents1 Why We Like It – JBL Flip 41.1 Performance1.2 Design1.3 Value1.4 JBL Flip 4 Wrap Up 9Expert RatingThe JBL Flip 4 is a great pick for a portable speaker. It comes from a reputable brand, and boasts of a 12 hour long battery life. The speaker also allows you to integrate it with your …Read more
Every speaker JBL releases is even better than the last. The latest JBL Flip 4 is an incredible portable speaker that's fully waterproof and sounds amazing as a party pleaser, shower buddy, our indoor chill-timeRead more
JBL Flip 4 review — A Bluetooth speaker that can handle the slings, arrows and swimming pools of a summer holiday.Read more
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User rating
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5 stars
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4 stars
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4.1 out of 5
29 user ratings
5 stars
58 %
4 stars
13 %
3 stars
10 %
2 stars
10 %
1 stars
6 %

Full Comparison

Sound

JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Channels
2.0
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2.0
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Low Frequency
85.0 Hz
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70.0 Hz
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High Frequency
20.0 kHz
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20.0 kHz
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Peak Power
16.0 W
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16.0 W
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Features

JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
no
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no
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Radio receiver
no
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no
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Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
no
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no
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Built-in display
no
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yes
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Humidity resistant
yes
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N/A
Memory Card Reader
no
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no
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Speakerphone
yes
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N/A
USB Input port
yes
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N/A
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)
IPX7
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IPX7
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Water resistant
yes
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yes
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Dimensions

JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Camouflage
  • Grey
  • Orange
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Turquoise
  • Yellow
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  • Black
  • Blue
  • Camouflage
  • Grey
  • Red
  • Teal
  • White
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Height
2.52 in
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2.68 in
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Width
6.65 in
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6.89 in
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Depth
2.52 in
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2.76 in
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Weight
15.87 oz
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18.17 oz
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Connectivity

JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
USB
yes
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yes
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Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
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Micro-USB
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Source of connection
  • iOS App
  • Android App
  • Windows Phone App
  • Mac App
  • PC App
  • Integrated in Speaker
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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
  • aptX
  • SBC
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  • aptX
  • SBC
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Bluetooth profile
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
  • HSP
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  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
  • HSP
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Wired Inputs
  • 3.5mm
  • Micro-USB
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N/A
Bluetooth Version
4.1
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4.2
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Bluetooth Wireless Range
30.0 ft
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N/A
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
1
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1
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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
no
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no
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USB version
N/A
2.0
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NFC
N/A
no
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Headphone Port
N/A
yes
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Power

JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 3JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4
Battery operated
yes
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yes
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USB powered
yes
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yes
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Electric (not USB)
no
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no
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Battery Type
Li-Ion
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Li-Ion
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Battery Capacity
30000
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3000
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Playback Time
10.0 h
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12.0 h
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