66points
28points

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

62points
19points

JBL Flip 5

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Amazon Echo (4th Gen) vs JBL Flip 5

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5

Why is Amazon Echo (4th Gen) better than JBL Flip 5?

  • 45Hz lower low-frequency
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    20Hzvs65Hz
  • 2 more drivers
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    3vs1
  • 32.2mm bigger driver unit
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    76.2mmvs44mm
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.2
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a radio
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Why is JBL Flip 5 better than Amazon Echo (4th Gen)?

  • 66.49% less body volume
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    924.19cm³vs2757.888cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has USB Type-C
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Price comparison

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Glacier White
Amazon logo
$99.99

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$95.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
Amazon logo
$129.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers - Pair (Black)
Amazon logo
$209.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$104.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad (New Model)
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$129.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Made From 100% Recycled Plastic - Blue (Renewed)
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$99.99
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Gray (New Model)
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$129.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonURBAN ARMOR GEAR UAG Designed for Samsun...URBAN ARMOR GEAR UAG Designed for Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Case [6.2-inch Screen] Rugged Lightweight Slim Shockproof Transparent Plyo Protective Cover, Ice
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$39.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Port...JBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker,Black
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$109.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Port...JBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Black
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$104.99

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Design

1.volume

2757.89cm³

924.19cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
7.has a magnetic shielding
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
7.Has USB Type-C
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
8.Has Bluetooth aptX
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
9.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a mute function
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
JBL Flip 5
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Glacier White
Amazon logo
$99.99

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$95.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
Amazon logo
$129.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers - Pair (Black)
Amazon logo
$209.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$104.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad (New Model)
Amazon logo
$129.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Made From 100% Recycled Plastic - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.99
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Gray (New Model)
Amazon logo
$129.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonURBAN ARMOR GEAR UAG Designed for Samsun...URBAN ARMOR GEAR UAG Designed for Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Case [6.2-inch Screen] Rugged Lightweight Slim Shockproof Transparent Plyo Protective Cover, Ice
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Port...JBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker,Black
Amazon logo
$109.00
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Port...JBL JBLFLIP5BLKAM FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Black
Amazon logo
$104.99

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