67points

JBL Flip 5

60points

JBL Flip Essential

Comparison winner
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JBL Flip 5 vs JBL Flip Essential

JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential

Why is JBL Flip 5 better than JBL Flip Essential?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    65Hzvs80Hz
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    44mmvs40mm
  • 4W more audio output power
    ?

    1 x 20Wvs2 x 8W
  • 2h longer battery life
    ?

    12hvs10h
  • 1.6x more battery power
    ?

    4800mAhvs3000mAh
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs3.5h
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?

Why is JBL Flip Essential better than JBL Flip 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 25.1% less body volume
    ?

    692.22cm³vs924.19cm³
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 27.5% cheaper
    ?

    84.98 €vs117.21 €
  • 70g lighter
    ?

    470gvs540g

Price comparison

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$25

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$100
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
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$206
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$84
JBL Flip 5 amazonLoudspeaker JBL Flip 5
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$95
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad
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$100
JBL Flip 5 banggood_wwMetal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy S...Metal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy Speaker Stand Holder Mount for JBL Charge5 Charge 5 Speaker
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€26
JBL Flip 5 banggood_wwFiiO BTR3K AK4377A Balanced Bluetooth 5....FiiO BTR3K AK4377A Balanced Bluetooth 5.0 Amplifier USB DAC Support LDAC Lossless HiFi Codecs Hands-free Calling 2.5/3.5
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€82
JBL Flip 5 banggood_wwBakeey XY-5 TWS Wireless bluetooth 5.0 E...Bakeey XY-5 TWS Wireless bluetooth 5.0 Earphone Macaron Colorful Mini Touch Control Handsfree Headphone with Charging Bo
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€26
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$100
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$100
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$100
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$100
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$100
JBL Flip 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Wireless Portable Stereo Spea...JBL Flip 5 Wireless Portable Stereo Speaker
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$160

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
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$92
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 banggood_wwMetal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy S...Metal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy Speaker Stand Holder Mount for JBL Charge5 Charge 5 Speaker
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€26
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
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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$116
JBL Flip Essential aliexpressCarbon Fibre Storage Bag Travel Carrying...Carbon Fibre Storage Bag Travel Carrying Case Protection Box for JBL FLIP ESSENTIAL Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
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$4.89
JBL Flip Essential aliexpressMeterMall Portable Protection Hard Case ...MeterMall Portable Protection Hard Case EVA Material For JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Essential For Outdoor Sports
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$7.75

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User reviews

Overall Rating

JBL Flip 5
7.0
4 User reviews
JBL Flip 5
7.0/10
4 User reviews
JBL Flip Essential
6.0
1 User reviews
JBL Flip Essential
6.0/10
1 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.3/10
3 votes
3.0/10
1 votes

Sound quality

9.0/10
3 votes
7.0/10
1 votes

Design

7.7/10
3 votes
10.0/10
1 votes

Value for money

8.7/10
3 votes
6.0/10
1 votes

Portability

7.7/10
3 votes
10.0/10
1 votes

Comments

Divine

Divine

5 days ago

8 / 10

it's worth it's value

Divine

Divine

5 days ago

8 / 10

although there's still room for improvement i can at least say its an all rounder to some extent the sound is good the design can be better but all in all it's a good product that doesn't make you feel you wasted money

1 users found this helpful
Jakub

Jakub

5 months ago

1 / 10

Jest za mały

Jakub

Jakub

5 months ago

1 / 10

0 users found this helpful
Symbio

Symbio

4 months ago

9 / 10

Basse peu présente lorsque le son est très fort

Symbio

Symbio

4 months ago

9 / 10

Très bonne enceinte, portable légère avec un super son, très bonne basse sauf quand c'est assez fort

Pros

  • Le son
  • Les basses
  • La batterie
  • La JBL Connect

Cons

  • Les basses avec le son fort
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Design

1.volume

924.19cm³

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.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 5
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Flip 5
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.travel bag is included
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
7.has a touch screen
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
9.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 5
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 Flip 5
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 Flip 5
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

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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 Flip 5
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

4800mAh

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 Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
8.has wireless charging
JBL Flip 5
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

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

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 Flip 5
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 Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 5
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 Bluetooth aptX
JBL Flip 5
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.
7.has AirPlay
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
9.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Flip 5
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 Flip 5
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 Flip 5
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 Flip 5
JBL Flip Essential
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.works as a power bank
JBL Flip 5
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 Flip 5
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

117.21 €

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 Flip 5

Buy used:

$25

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
amazon logo
$100
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
amazon logo
$206
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
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$84
JBL Flip 5 amazonLoudspeaker JBL Flip 5
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$95
JBL Flip 5 amazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad
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$100
JBL Flip 5 banggood_wwMetal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy S...Metal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy Speaker Stand Holder Mount for JBL Charge5 Charge 5 Speaker
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€26
JBL Flip 5 banggood_wwFiiO BTR3K AK4377A Balanced Bluetooth 5....FiiO BTR3K AK4377A Balanced Bluetooth 5.0 Amplifier USB DAC Support LDAC Lossless HiFi Codecs Hands-free Calling 2.5/3.5
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€82
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€26
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$160

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
$92
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 banggood_wwMetal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy S...Metal Wall Ring Bracket Aluminum Alloy Speaker Stand Holder Mount for JBL Charge5 Charge 5 Speaker
banggood_ww logo
€26
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
aliexpress logo
$115
JBL Flip Essential aliexpressfor JBL Flip Essential Speaker Protectiv...for JBL Flip Essential Speaker Protective Silicone Cases Protector Props Audio Silicone Protective Skin
aliexpress logo
$4.48
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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$116
JBL Flip Essential aliexpressCarbon Fibre Storage Bag Travel Carrying...Carbon Fibre Storage Bag Travel Carrying Case Protection Box for JBL FLIP ESSENTIAL Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
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$4.89
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$7.75

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