53points

JBL Clip 4

57points

JBL GO 2

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JBL Clip 4 vs JBL GO 2

JBL Clip 4
JBL GO 2

Why is JBL Clip 4 better than JBL GO 2?

  • 80Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    100Hzvs180Hz
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5.1vs4.1
  • 5h longer battery life
    ?

    10hvs5h
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Higher Ingress Protection (IP) rating
    ?

    IP67vsIPX7

Why is JBL GO 2 better than JBL Clip 4?

  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs3h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 55g lighter
    ?

    184gvs239g
  • 63.3mm shorter
    ?

    71.2mmvs134.5mm
  • 14.4mm thinner
    ?

    31.6mmvs46mm

Price comparison

JBL Clip 4

Buy used:

$56

ProductStorePrice
JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4: Portable Speaker with Blueto...JBL Clip 4: Portable Speaker with Bluetooth, Built-in Battery, Waterproof and Dustproof Feature - Black (JBLCLIP4BLKAM)
amazon logo
$80
JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Clip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with gSport Carbon Fiber Case (Blue)
amazon logo
$80
JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless S...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Bundle with divvi! Protective Hardshell Case - Black
amazon logo
$80
JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4 - Portable Mini Bluetooth Spe...JBL Clip 4 - Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker, Big Audio and Punchy bass, Integrated Carabiner, IP67 Waterproof and dustproof, 10 Hours of Playtime (Renewed)
amazon logo
$47
JBL Clip 4 ebay-newJBL Clip 4 Rechargeable Waterproof Porta...JBL Clip 4 Rechargeable Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$80
JBL Clip 4 ebay-newNEW JBL Clip 4 Black Speaker Wireless Bl...NEW JBL Clip 4 Black Speaker Wireless Bluetooth Portable Waterproof Carabiner
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$56
JBL Clip 4 ebay-newJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - ...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$55
JBL Clip 4 ebay-newJBL Clip 4 Ultra-portable Waterproof Blu...JBL Clip 4 Ultra-portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
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$80
JBL Clip 4 bhphotovideoJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (B...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$50
JBL Clip 4 bhphotovideoJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (P...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Pink)
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$50
JBL Clip 4 bhphotovideoJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (R...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
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$50
JBL Clip 4 walmartJBL Clip 4 Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Wate...JBL Clip 4 Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker with JBL Pro Sound
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$60
JBL Clip 4 walmartJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - ...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red
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$60

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$18

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 bhphotovideoJBL GO 2 Portable Wireless Speaker (Midn...JBL GO 2 Portable Wireless Speaker (Midnight Black)
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$40
JBL GO 2 walmartJBL Go 2 - Speaker - for portable use - ...JBL Go 2 - Speaker - for portable use - wireless - Bluetooth - 3 Watt - ruby red
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$40

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User reviews

Overall rating

JBL Clip 4
7.2
5 User reviews
JBL Clip 4
7.2/10
5 User reviews
JBL GO 2
8.5
13 User reviews
JBL GO 2
8.5/10
13 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.0/10
5 votes
8.6/10
13 votes

Sound quality

7.6/10
5 votes
8.3/10
13 votes

Design

9.0/10
5 votes
7.9/10
13 votes

Value for money

7.8/10
5 votes
8.1/10
13 votes

Portability

9.6/10
5 votes
9.5/10
13 votes

Comments

Ivana

Ivana

1 year ago

10 / 10

Very happy with this purchase

Ivana

Ivana

1 year ago

10 / 10

Bought this speaker for a snowboarding trip where it served its purpose. The IP resistance and clip made it very versatile. It's relatively compact so I could fit it in my pocket, but I saw other people on the run having it clipped to their backpacks. It didn't get the advertised 10h of playtime, but that's fine since it was on the highest volume. Got me nearly through the whole day of skiing (with breaks). Later I used it in my apartment and I'm even happier with it. The sound is great, no need for the highest volume inside so the battery lasts a long time. As I said, I'm very happy with the purchase and I quite recommend it.

Pros

  • Relatively compact size
  • Integrated clip
  • Design
  • Sound quality
  • IP rated

Cons

    0 users found this helpful
    Fahad

    Fahad

    1 year ago

    2 / 10

    The sound does not do the speaker justice

    Fahad

    Fahad

    1 year ago

    2 / 10

    It sounds way off has a 2-3 second latency and overall is quite bad

    0 users found this helpful
    Jhon sebastian

    Jhon sebastian

    3 months ago

    10 / 10

    El parlante tiene excelente sonido

    Jhon sebastian

    Jhon sebastian

    3 months ago

    10 / 10

    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

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Clip 4)

    193.49cmΒ³

    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.
    has a neodymium magnet
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
    has a touch screen
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
    weather-sealed (splashproof)
    βœ”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

    Sound quality

    has stereo speakers
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
    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

    1 x 5W

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL GO 2)

    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”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    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

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Clip 4)

    1

    More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
    has a noise-canceling microphone
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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. (JBL Clip 4)

    80dB

    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. (JBL Clip 4)

    730mAh

    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”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
    has a rechargeable battery
    βœ”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    The battery can be recharged and used over again.
    has a removable battery
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
    has wireless charging
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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. (JBL Clip 4)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL GO 2)

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

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Clip 4)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL GO 2)

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

    Connectivity

    multipoint count

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Clip 4)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL GO 2)

    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
    has an AUX input
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    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 aptX Lossless
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    aptX Lossless is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 16-bit/44.1kHz audio (at a maximum bit rate of 1200kbps). This codec provides CD-quality audio without any loss of data.
    has LDAC
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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).

    Features

    Can be used wirelessly
    βœ”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
    supports a remote smartphone
    βœ”JBL Clip 4
    βœ”JBL GO 2
    This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
    has voice commands
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
    works as a power bank
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
    has a sleep timer
    βœ–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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. (JBL Clip 4)

    Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL GO 2)

    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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–JBL Clip 4
    βœ–JBL GO 2
    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

    JBL Clip 4

    Buy used:

    $56

    ProductStorePrice
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    $80
    JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Clip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with gSport Carbon Fiber Case (Blue)
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    $80
    JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless S...JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Bundle with divvi! Protective Hardshell Case - Black
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    $80
    JBL Clip 4 amazonJBL Clip 4 - Portable Mini Bluetooth Spe...JBL Clip 4 - Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker, Big Audio and Punchy bass, Integrated Carabiner, IP67 Waterproof and dustproof, 10 Hours of Playtime (Renewed)
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    $47
    JBL Clip 4 ebay-newJBL Clip 4 Rechargeable Waterproof Porta...JBL Clip 4 Rechargeable Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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    $50
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    $50
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    JBL GO 2

    Buy used:

    $18

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    $40
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