“The FLIP 4 is the Best FLIP by JBL yet“
I know Love for Music… has brought you here.
I myself love Music alot. I used many Wireless Bluetooth Speakers many of them were perfect combination of Bass & Loudness.
Thing which made me Check for a new Alternative…
The prime reason was the lack of Waterproofing ability of the Speakers, Slippery Body Texture, Low Bass Quality & missing that magic feel.
Yeah, I know what you are looking for!
The JBL Flip 3 was one of the most sold & among the best reviewed Bluetooth Wireless Speakers. JBL launched its update i.e the Flip 4 a while ago. With it people on various forums have been asking for “The best Bluetooth wireless Speakers“, “Which is best JBL Flip3 or
Flip 4 ?”
Your work done easy… Read how?
I like answering questions of the public, for that first of all I myself have to gain a good knowledge of the Subject matter, find the appropriate solution and Place the Answer in a Easy to understand & Presentable Way. So, I thought of making this post more Interactive rather than just a Technical Specifications chart which you would readout blankly without any understanding.
What things does the Company Offer you(JBL)
You’ll be Paying around $75 – $100 for this Speakers. Are they worth it ?
JBL Flip 3 vs JBL Flip 4 Review:
JBL Flip 3 specs
JBL Flip 4 specs
|Best Buy Discount offers||Best Buy Here on Amazon||Best Buy Here on Amazon|
|Colour options||Black, Blue, Orange, Red, Pink, Yellow, Gray, Turquoise||Black, Blue, Camouflage, Gray, Red, Teal, White|
|Drivers||2 x 40 mm|
|Bluetooth Version||Bluetooth 4.1 A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2||Bluetooth 4.2 A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.6, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2|
|Effective Range||10 meters (33 feet)|
|Waterproof||SplashProof *Not Waterproof||IPX7 Waterproof|
|Pairing||3 Mobile Devices||2 Mobile Devices|
|Features||Noise & Echo Cancellation|
|Additional Features||JBL Connect *What does it lack ?||JBL Connect Plus|
|3.5 mm Jack||Yes|
|Working Time||Music & calls up to 10 hours (varies by volume level and audio content)||Music & calls up to 12 hours (varies by volume level and audio content)|
|Standby Time||Usually the Battery won’t drain for days, If the Speakers are not used.|
|Battery Life Indicator||Yes, through the JBL Connect App|
|Output Power||2 x 8W|
|Transducer||2 x 40mm|
|Signal to Noise Ratio||≥80dB|
|Frequency Response||85Hz – 20kHz||70Hz – 20kHz|
|Battery||Lithium Ion Battery 3.7V, 3000mAh|
|Charging Time||3.5 hours @ 5V1A|
|Operating Temp||-10°C to 60°C|
|Dimensions||4.8 x 3.9 x 7.5 inches||3.64 x 8.5 x 3.6 in|
|Warranty||30 days return policy|
|Model||JBL Flip 3||JBL Flip 4|
|Best Buy Discount offers||Best Buy on Amazon||Best Buy on Amazon|
JBL Flip 3 vs Flip 4 Features :
Features you See first… should be discussed first…
-Great mid range and hi range
–Waterproof IPX7 *Applies only to Flip 4
-Easy to clean with running water
-Very long battery life
-heavy bass will make the speaker quieter and makes a little bit of distortion (for rap music).
Design and looks – The Flip 4 is comparatively bigger & heavier than the Flip 3. It feels strong and bold in hand. That doesn’t mean the Flip 3 losses the deal, Flip 3 too looks good and feels premium.
Sound Quality Clarity of Vocals & Balance of Bass with Loudness..
The Flip 3 is well balanced with Bass and loudness. You can Connect Multiple FLIP Devices using the JBL Connect App. That makes a Perfect partner for a Party, no need of Costly Home Theaters when you can have them along with you any time any where. When compared with Flip 3 the Flip 4 sounds more balanced, louder & clean.
The main Difference. Let me tell you.
The Flip 3 came with a Splashproof body feature & a good Battery Backup to Support it which made it best Wireless Portable Speaker for Beach Parties, Pool Side Party & lot more. But JBL didn’t stop there they furthermore updated the Flip series with Flip 4 with incredible new IPX7 Waterproofing feature, which allows the device to be completely submergeable in water upto a depth of 1 m for 15 minutes.Flip 4 also houses more Battery Backup than the Flip 3. You can check the Difference between Splashproof and IPX7 Waterproof here on our In-Depth post.
JBL Connect vs JBL Connect Plus
The JBL Connect Plus upgrade brings one bad and one good news for the buyers. The Connect+ is not a backward Compatible upgrade it means You cannot connect the JBL Connect+ featured device with just the basic JBL connect variant.
Flip 4 is a Connect+ enabled device while the Flip 3 is just the JBL Connect varriant.
The Best Feature of this Speakers.
Using the JBL Connect+.
You can Get the feel of Stereo Sound by connecting two speakers to one mobile device and setting one Speaker as L & other R.
Turn the Pary mode ON & set the world under your feet. This is the best feature i loved, You can connect almost 100+ Speakers and set the Hall on total Party Mode. Play same music with improved Bass and improved loudness upto 10x richer quality.
Expert Advice :
I prefer the JBL Flip 4 over JBL Flip 3 as it comes with a Waterproof Body more balanced and clean sound quality moreover with improved Battery Backup. Just $20 bill more over the Flip 3 would give you a more better and enhanced device. It is definitely the BEST BUY I would suggest you in Best Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speakers in 2017.