43points

JBL Charge

56points

JBL Flip Essential

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JBL Charge vs JBL Flip Essential

JBL Charge
JBL Flip Essential

Why is JBL Charge better than JBL Flip Essential?

  • 2x more battery power
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    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • 95mm narrower
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    74mmvs169mm
  • Travel bag is included
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Why is JBL Flip Essential better than JBL Charge?

  • 27.77% less body volume
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    692.22cm³vs958.3cm³
  • 70Hz lower low-frequency
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    80Hzvs150Hz
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • 2mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs38mm
  • 6W more audio output power
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    2 x 8Wvs2 x 5W
  • 2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs2.1
  • 5h longer battery life
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    10hvs5h

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Overall Rating

JBL Charge
0.0
0 User reviews
JBL Charge
0.0/10
0 User reviews
JBL Flip Essential
8.2
6 User reviews
JBL Flip Essential
8.2/10
6 User reviews

Features

Build quality

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7.7/10
6 votes

Sound quality

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8.8/10
6 votes

Design

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8.5/10
6 votes

Value for money

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8.5/10
6 votes

Portability

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8.3/10
6 votes

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Design

1.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

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IPX7

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

958.3cm³

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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Charge
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.
6.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge
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.
7.travel bag is included
JBL Charge
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
JBL Flip Essential
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
9.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge
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
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
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
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

0

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
8.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Charge
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

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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
JBL Flip Essential
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge
JBL Flip Essential
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Charge
JBL Flip Essential
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.has wireless charging
JBL Charge
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.
8.operating power consumption

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

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

Connectivity

1.multipoint count

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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
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
JBL Flip Essential
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has an AUX input
JBL Charge
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
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
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
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
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
JBL Flip Essential
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge
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
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
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
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
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
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
JBL Flip Essential
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
9.internal storage

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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.

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