81points
79points

JBL Charge 3

78points
82points

JBL Flip 3

JBL Charge 3
Comparison winner
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JBL Flip 3
Cost-effectiveness winner
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38 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 3 vs JBL Flip 3

JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
81
points
JBL Charge 3
78
points
JBL Flip 3

Why is JBL Charge 3 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    65Hzvs80Hz
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
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    45mmvs40mm
  • 4W more audio output power
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    2 x 10Wvs2 x 8W
  • 2x more battery power
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    6000mAhvs3000mAh
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has voice commands
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Why is JBL Flip 3 better than JBL Charge 3?

  • 57.79% less body volume
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    692.22cm³vs1639.9935cm³
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs4h
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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  • 350g lighter
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    450gvs800g
  • 44mm narrower
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    169mmvs213mm
  • 23mm shorter
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    64mmvs87mm
  • Travel bag is included
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  • 24.5mm thinner
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    64mmvs88.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$206.09

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JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$121.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95

JBL Flip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$69.98
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
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$64.22
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Flip 3 walmartJBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Sp...JBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$59.99

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Design

1.driver unit size

45mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
2.drivers count

2

2

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 Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
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.
4.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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
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.audio output power

2 x 10W

2 x 8W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
2.lowest frequency

65Hz

80Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
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.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Power

1.battery power

6000mAh

3000mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

4h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
6.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.1

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.
2.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 3
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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.
3.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has a microphone input
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
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 3
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 voice prompts
JBL Charge 3
JBL Flip 3
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.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 3

Buy used:

$206.09

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speake...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker -Black (Renewed)
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$74.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Camouflage)
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$121.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonCOMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL P...COMECASE Carrying Case Storage for JBL Pulse 4/ JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Fits USB Cable and Charger Adapter. [ Speaker is Not Include ]
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$11.99
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Charge 3 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue) (JBLCHARGE3BLUEAM)
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$99.95
JBL Charge 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
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$99.95

JBL Flip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$69.98
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
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$64.22
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
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$99.95
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$59.99

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