79points

JBL Charge 3

59points

JBL Flip Essential

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JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Flip Essential

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Flip Essential?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    65Hzvs80Hz
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    45mmvs40mm
  • 4W more audio output power
    ?

    2 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • 10h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs10h
  • 2x more battery power
    ?

    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?

Why is JBL Flip Essential better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 57.79% less body volume
    ?

    692.22cm³vs1639.99cm³
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3.5hvs4h
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 48.48% cheaper
    ?

    84.98 €vs164.95 €
  • 330g lighter
    ?

    470gvs800g
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • 23mm shorter
    ?

    64mmvs87mm
  • 44mm narrower
    ?

    169mmvs213mm

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$150

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$100
JBL Charge 3 amazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$90
JBL Charge 3 amazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$100
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$15
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$100
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$259
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$14
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$16
JBL Charge 3 aliexpressPortable Hard Carrying Case Cover Storag...Portable Hard Carrying Case Cover Storage Bag for JBL Charge 3 Wireless Bluetooth-compatible Speaker
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$2.89

JBL Flip Essential

Buy used:

$25

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JBL Flip Essential amazonAode JBL Flip Essential Portable Waterpr...Aode JBL Flip Essential Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with up to 10 Hours of Playtime - Gunmetal Grey
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$90
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$80
JBL Flip Essential walmartJBL Flip Essential Bluetooth Speaker
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$90
JBL Flip Essential walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$100
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$115
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$4.48
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$116

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User reviews

Overall Rating

JBL Charge 3
10.0
1 User reviews
JBL Charge 3
10.0/10
1 User reviews
JBL Flip Essential
8.2
6 User reviews
JBL Flip Essential
8.2/10
6 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
1 votes
7.7/10
6 votes

Sound quality

10.0/10
1 votes
8.8/10
6 votes

Design

10.0/10
1 votes
8.5/10
6 votes

Value for money

10.0/10
1 votes
8.5/10
6 votes

Portability

10.0/10
1 votes
8.3/10
6 votes

Comments

Алексей

Алексей

10 months ago

10 / 10

Намного лучше играет чем charge 4

Алексей

Алексей

10 months ago

10 / 10

Намного лучше играет чем charge 4,чуть меньше бас,но стерео динамики делают звук насыщенным и четким + наличие микрофона +стандартный пока micro USB,

Pros

  • Звук,микрофон, стерео динамики, стандартный разъем питания.

Cons

  • Не заметил,разве что пассивки царапается когда колонка в рюкзаке
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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.
2.volume

1639.99cm³

692.22cm³

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.
4.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
7.travel bag is included
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
8.has a touch screen
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
9.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
7.number of microphones

1

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

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
8.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
9.Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

80dB

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

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

1.battery power

6000mAh

3000mAh

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.
4.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
8.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
9.operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 3)

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

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

Connectivity

1.multipoint count

3

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

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.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
6.has LDAC
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
7.has aptX Adaptive
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
8.has aptX HD
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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).
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Has a radio
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has voice prompts
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
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.
6.has a mute function
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.works as a power bank
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
8.has a sleep timer
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip Essential
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
9.internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 3)

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

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

1.Price (global median value)

164.95 €

84.98 €

Updated on Tue Apr 19 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$150

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 amazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
amazon logo
$100
JBL Charge 3 amazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$90
JBL Charge 3 amazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$100
JBL Charge 3 amazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL C...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include
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$15
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$100
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$259
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$14
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$16
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$2.89

JBL Flip Essential

Buy used:

$25

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip Essential amazonAode JBL Flip Essential Portable Waterpr...Aode JBL Flip Essential Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with up to 10 Hours of Playtime - Gunmetal Grey
amazon logo
$90
JBL Flip Essential amazonJBL Flip Essential Bluetooth Box in Grau...JBL Flip Essential Bluetooth Box in Grau - Wasserdichter, portabler Lautsprecher mit herausragendem Sound - Bis zu 10 Stunden kabellos Musik abspielen
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$80
JBL Flip Essential walmartJBL Flip Essential Bluetooth Speaker
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$90
JBL Flip Essential walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$100
JBL Flip Essential aliexpressJBL FLIP ESSENTIAL Wireless Bluetooth Sp...JBL FLIP ESSENTIAL Wireless Bluetooth Speaker IPX7 Waterproof Outdoor Portable Speakers Deep Bass Party Speaker 10 Hours Battery
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$115
JBL Flip Essential aliexpressfor JBL Flip Essential Speaker Protectiv...for JBL Flip Essential Speaker Protective Silicone Cases Protector Props Audio Silicone Protective Skin
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$4.48
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$116

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