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JBL Flip vs JBL Flip 5

2.48 in
6.3 in
JBL Flip Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip
7.13 in
2.91 in
JBL Flip 5 Wireless Speaker
JBL Flip 5
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
8 editorial reviews
It’s been a long, long time since we checked back with bluetooth speakers, and the market is still flooded with an endless number of near-anonymous companies churning out absolutely awful products. To that end, little has changed.Read more
The Flip 2 is an affordable, portable Bluetooth speaker that gets plenty loud, but the fidelity won't wow you.Read more
Although its battery life remains a weak point and its price has gone up a bit, the second-generation Flip is an improvement over the original and one of the best mini portable Bluetooth speakers currently available.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
27
4.1 out of 5
27 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
3 %
3 stars
11 %
2 stars
11 %
1 stars
7 %

Full Comparison

Sound

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Channels
2.0
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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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N/A
RMS
10.0 W
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Peak Power
10.0 W
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N/A
Impedance
80.0 Ω
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N/A
Supported Formats
MP3
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Lilac
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
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  • Black
  • Blue
  • Camouflage
  • Green
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Sand
  • White
  • Yellow
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Height
6.3 in
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2.91 in
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Width
2.48 in
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7.13 in
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Depth
2.48 in
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2.72 in
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Weight
14.08 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
Source of connection
  • Android App
  • Mac App
  • PC App
  • Windows Phone App
  • iOS 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
aptX
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N/A
Wired Inputs
3.5mm
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N/A
Bluetooth Version
2.0
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4.2
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Bluetooth Wireless Range
29.53 ft
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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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NFC
yes
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N/A
Headphone Port
yes
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N/A
Bluetooth profile
N/A
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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Power

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Battery operated
yes
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N/A
Electric (not USB)
yes
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N/A
Battery Type
Li-Ion
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Li-Ion
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Playback Time
5.0 h
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12.0 h
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