54points

Bose SoundLink Micro

69points

JBL Flip 6

Comparison winner
JBL Flip 6
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80 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro vs JBL Flip 6

Bose SoundLink Micro
JBL Flip 6

Why is Bose SoundLink Micro better than JBL Flip 6?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 63.41% less body volume
    ?

    336.27cmΒ³vs919.08cmΒ³
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?
  • 250g lighter
    ?

    290gvs540g
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • 81.7mm narrower
    ?

    98.3mmvs180mm

Why is JBL Flip 6 better than Bose SoundLink Micro?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5.1vs4.2
  • 6h longer battery life
    ?

    12hvs6h
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs4h
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Higher Ingress Protection (IP) rating
    ?

    IP67vsIPX6

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

Buy used:

$130

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro amazonBose SoundLink Micro: Small Portable Blu...Bose SoundLink Micro: Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof), Midnight Blue
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$99
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$99
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$99
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$4.99
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$9.43
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$7.26

JBL Flip 6

Buy used:

$100

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker,...JBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, powerful sound and deep bass, IPX7 waterproof, 12 hours of playtime, JBL PartyBoost for multiple speaker pairing for home, outdoor and travel (Blue)
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$100
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker,...JBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Powerful Sound and deep bass, IPX7 Waterproof, 12 Hours of Playtime- Black (Renewed)
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$80
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker,...JBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, powerful sound and deep bass, IPX7 waterproof, 12 hours of playtime, JBL PartyBoost for multiple speaker pairing for home, outdoor and travel (Teal)
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$100
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL FLIP 6 Portable Wireless Bluetooth I...JBL FLIP 6 Portable Wireless Bluetooth IP67 Waterproof Speaker Bundle with Boomph Silicone Protective Case - Black
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$119
JBL Flip 6 ebay-newJBL Flip 6 Waterproof Portable Rechargea...JBL Flip 6 Waterproof Portable Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker
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$100
JBL Flip 6 ebay-newJBL Flip 6 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth...JBL Flip 6 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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$113
JBL Flip 6 ebay-newJBL FLIP 6 Wireless Portable Waterproof ...JBL FLIP 6 Wireless Portable Waterproof Speaker - Blue
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$104
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$120
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$8.12
JBL Flip 6 aliexpressZOPRORE Hard EVA Carrying Case Storage B...ZOPRORE Hard EVA Carrying Case Storage Bag Protect Pouch Sleeve Cover for JBL Flip 6 Speaker Protective Carrying Bag with Handle
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$8.49
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$11

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User reviews

Overall rating

Bose SoundLink Micro
10.0
2 User reviews
Bose SoundLink Micro
10.0/10
2 User reviews
JBL Flip 6
8.1
7 User reviews
JBL Flip 6
8.1/10
7 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
2 votes
8.7/10
7 votes

Sound quality

10.0/10
2 votes
9.1/10
7 votes

Design

10.0/10
2 votes
9.4/10
7 votes

Value for money

6.0/10
2 votes
8.4/10
7 votes

Portability

10.0/10
2 votes
9.6/10
7 votes

Comments

Victor

Victor

7 months ago

10 / 10

Petite enceinte avec un son puissant

Victor

Victor

7 months ago

10 / 10

0 users found this helpful
Isaac

Isaac

2 months ago

10 / 10

Impressive!

Isaac

Isaac

2 months ago

10 / 10

Soundlink micro is ridiculously impressive, the bass quality is phenomenal for the size.

0 users found this helpful

Design

The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
volume

336.27cmΒ³

919.08cmΒ³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
drivers count

1

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
driver unit size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
has a neodymium magnet
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
control panel placed on a device
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
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.
travel bag is included
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
has a touch screen
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
weather-sealed (splashproof)
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

has stereo speakers
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
has a subwoofer
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
highest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
lowest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

63Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
audio output power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

3 x 20W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
Has a passive radiator
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
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.
number of microphones

1

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a noise-canceling microphone
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Power

battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

4800mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
has a battery level indicator
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a removable battery
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
has wireless charging
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
annual power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.

Connectivity

multipoint count

1

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
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.
supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
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.
has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
has an AUX input
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
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.
has LDAC
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
has aptX Adaptive
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
has aptX HD
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
has aptX
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.

Features

Can be used wirelessly
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
supports a remote smartphone
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ”JBL Flip 6
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
has voice commands
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Has a radio
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
Has voice prompts
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
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.
has a mute function
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
works as a power bank
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
has a sleep timer
βœ”Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink Micro)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Flip 6)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Miscellaneous

supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
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.
supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
βœ–Bose SoundLink Micro
βœ–JBL Flip 6
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

Buy used:

$130

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro amazonBose SoundLink Micro: Small Portable Blu...Bose SoundLink Micro: Small Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Waterproof), Midnight Blue
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$99
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$7.26

JBL Flip 6

Buy used:

$100

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker,...JBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, powerful sound and deep bass, IPX7 waterproof, 12 hours of playtime, JBL PartyBoost for multiple speaker pairing for home, outdoor and travel (Blue)
amazon logo
$100
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker,...JBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Powerful Sound and deep bass, IPX7 Waterproof, 12 Hours of Playtime- Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$80
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker,...JBL Flip 6 - Portable Bluetooth Speaker, powerful sound and deep bass, IPX7 waterproof, 12 hours of playtime, JBL PartyBoost for multiple speaker pairing for home, outdoor and travel (Teal)
amazon logo
$100
JBL Flip 6 amazonJBL FLIP 6 Portable Wireless Bluetooth I...JBL FLIP 6 Portable Wireless Bluetooth IP67 Waterproof Speaker Bundle with Boomph Silicone Protective Case - Black
amazon logo
$119
JBL Flip 6 ebay-newJBL Flip 6 Waterproof Portable Rechargea...JBL Flip 6 Waterproof Portable Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker
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$100
JBL Flip 6 ebay-newJBL Flip 6 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth...JBL Flip 6 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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$113
JBL Flip 6 ebay-newJBL FLIP 6 Wireless Portable Waterproof ...JBL FLIP 6 Wireless Portable Waterproof Speaker - Blue
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$104
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$120
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