JBL Flip 4 vs JBL Flip 5

6.89 in
2.56 in
JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 4
7.13 in
2.91 in
JBL Flip 5 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 5
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
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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4 editorial reviews
JBL has hit the spot with the JBL Flip 5. Portable speakers get a little samey in this space, and updates are incremental. The Flip 5 isn't an exception to the rule, but it hasRead more
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
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
17
4.4 out of 5
17 user ratings
5 stars
64 %
4 stars
17 %
3 stars
5 %
2 stars
11 %
1 stars
0 %
11
4.3 out of 5
11 user ratings
5 stars
72 %
4 stars
0 %
3 stars
18 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
9 %

Full Comparison

Sound

JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 5JBL Flip 5
Channels2.02.0
Low Frequency70.0 Hz
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High Frequency20.0 kHz
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Peak Power16.0 W
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Features

JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 5JBL Flip 5
Docking Station for mobile/Tabletno
N/A
Radio receiverno
N/A
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)no
N/A
Built-in displayyes
N/A
Memory Card Readernono

Dimensions

JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 5JBL Flip 5
Colour of productBlack, Blue, Camouflage, Green, Grey, Multi, Red, Turquoise, WhiteBlack, Blue, Camouflage, Green, Grey, Pink, Red, Sand, White, Yellow
Height2.56 in2.91 in
Width6.89 in7.13 in
Depth2.76 in2.72 in
Weight18.17 oz19.05 oz
Water resistantyes
N/A
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)IPX7
N/A

Connectivity

JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 5JBL Flip 5
USByes
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USB version2.0
N/A
Type of USB connectorMicro-USB
N/A
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth codecaptX, SBC
N/A
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSPA2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Version4.24.2
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)1
N/A
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)nono
NFCno
N/A
Headphone Portyes
N/A

Power

JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 4JBL Flip 5JBL Flip 5
Battery operatedyes
N/A
USB poweredyes
N/A
Electric (not USB)no
N/A
Battery TypeLi-polymerLi-Ion
Battery Capacity3000
N/A
Playback Time12.0 h
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