75points

JBL Charge 4

77points

JBL Flip 4

JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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48 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 4 vs JBL Flip 4

JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
75
points
JBL Charge 4
77
points
JBL Flip 4

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    60Hzvs70Hz
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 14W more audio output power
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    1 x 30Wvs2 x 8W
  • 2.5x more battery power
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    7500mAhvs3000mAh
  • 8h longer battery life
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    20hvs12h
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a sleep timer
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Why is JBL Flip 4 better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Is an active speaker
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  • 1 more drivers
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    2vs1
  • 2h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs5.5h
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has active noise-canceling (noise control)
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  • 1 more live Bluetooth connections
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    3vs2
  • 445g lighter
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    515gvs960g

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$139.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Black
Amazon logo
$139.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.98
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with divvi! Charge 4 Protective Hardshell Case - Gray
Amazon logo
$139.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (New Model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Anker 2-Port Wall Charger - Black
Amazon logo
$139.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Squad) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$111.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Teal (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$74.95
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Red
walmart logo
$139.95

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Red
walmart logo
$139.95

Design

1.drivers count

1

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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.
5.has a detachable cable
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
6.weight

960g

515g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.lowest frequency

60Hz

70Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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.
5.audio output power

1 x 30W

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.
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.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

7500mAh

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.
4.Battery life

20h

12h

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.
5.charge time

5.5h

3.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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.
5.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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 4
JBL Flip 4
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 a sleep timer
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.Has voice prompts
JBL Charge 4
JBL Flip 4
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 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$139.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Portable Hard Case - Black
Amazon logo
$139.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$99.98
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with divvi! Charge 4 Protective Hardshell Case - Gray
Amazon logo
$139.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (New Model)
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle with Anker 2-Port Wall Charger - Black
Amazon logo
$139.99
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Squad) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$111.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Teal (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.95
JBL Charge 4 AmazonJBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$74.95
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Red
walmart logo
$139.95

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Red
walmart logo
$139.95

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