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JBL Flip 4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 828 reviews of JBL Flip 4. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the JBL Flip 4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

JBL Flip 4

 

The JBL Flip 4 is a small Bluetooth speaker with excellent water resistance and a frame willing to put up with plenty of abuse. It's a compelling alternative to the UE Wonderboom.

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Apr, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

JBL Flip 4 review

 

Sound quality isn't flawless, but still a great little worker...

Intuitive design ; Good volume ; Waterproof

Could be more detailed ; Not as dynamic as we’d like

A waterproof wireless speaker with good features and decent sound

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (pocket-lint.com)

JBL Flip 4 review: The versatile portable Bluetooth speaker

 

If you're looking for a decent, relatively affordable speaker that you can throw in your bag, take to the beach, in your bathroom, or wherever, the

Good value for money ; Attractive colourful design ; Waterproof and very portable

Getting to ports can be tricky ; Sound balance isn't great at high volumes

If you're looking for a decent and relatively affordable speaker that you can throw in your bag, take to the beach, or wherever, then the JBL Flip 4 is a convenient solution. At the right volume it delivers decent sound that can fill small/medium size...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Luke Johnson (techradar.com)

JBL Flip 4 review

 

A life-friendly speaker that doesn't skimp on sound

Decent, rugged design ; Reasonable price tag ; Plenty of bass

Underwhelming mid-range sound ; Slightly basic looks ; Boring colour options

The JBL Flip 4 is a robust, affordable Bluetooth speaker, and one that’s comfortably supplying sounds to all elements of your life. While the speaker might be punchy, deficiencies in the mid-range stop it being an instant must-buy. Bringing bluntness...

May, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

JBL Flip 4 review: This waterproof wireless speaker is a winner

 

The JBL Flip speakers were already really good. Changes to the newest fourth-generation version make them even better.

The JBL Flip 4 offers significant improvements over the Flip 3, including better sound and battery life, as well as full waterproofing. It has speakerphone capabilities and a more durable fabric covering.

Its bass is improved but it still lacks some real bass punch.

A nice upgrade over its predecessor, the Flip 4 is one of the best speakers in its size and price class.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

JBL Flip 4 review

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Available in a variety of eye-catching colours, the JBL Flip 4 could be the perfect wireless speaker for your travels. Whether it's poolside or on the slopes, this durable waterproof speaker can survive. But how does it sound? Read our expert JBL Flip...

Jun, 2017

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Expert review by : Nick Hastings (digitaltrends.com)

JBL Flip 4 review

 

JBL's life-proof Flip 4 is durable, affordable, and perfect for all kinds of outdoor excursions.

Take it anywhere ; Durable, waterproof shell ; Powerful bass response ; Good battery life ; Cool connectivity features

Middling clarity in upper register ; Doesn’t play well with other speakers (yet)

The Flip 4 doesn’t reinvent the wheel – or even reupholster it – but it’s a solid upgrade to an already-strong line of speakers from JBL. There are plenty of wireless speakers, gobs of affordable ones, and plenty of waterproof ones, too, but few...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

JBL Flip 4 review: This waterproof wireless speaker is a winner

 

The JBL Flip speakers were already really good. Changes to the newest fourth-generation version make them even better.

The JBL Flip 4 offers significant improvements over the Flip 3, including better sound and battery life, as well as full waterproofing. It has speakerphone capabilities and a more durable fabric covering.

Its bass is improved but it still lacks some real bass punch.

A nice upgrade over its predecessor, the Flip 4 is one of the best speakers in its size and price class.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

JBL Flip 4 review

 

At first glance, JBL's Flip 4 Bluetooth portable speaker looks very similar to 2016's Flip 3 . But looks can be deceiving: it's actually a slightly bigger speaker, weighing 1.14 lbs (517 g) -- 0.14 pound more than its predecessor -- and it's covered in...

The JBL Flip 4 offers significant improvements over the Flip 3, including better sound and battery life, as well as full waterproofing. It has speakerphone capabilities and a more durable fabric covering.

Its bass is improved but it still lacks some real bass punch.

A nice upgrade over its predecessor, the Flip 4 is one of the best speakers in its size and price class.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

JBL Flip 4

 

The JBL Flip 4 speaker delivers strong Bluetooth audio from its modest, waterproof frame.

Solid audio performance with rich bass and well-defined highs. Can be submerged in shallow water.

No track navigation buttons. Audio cable not included.

What more can you really ask of a portable $100 speaker? The JBL Flip 4 delivers solid audio performance and can get wet without any issues, making it a pool-friendly, outdoor-ready option. If your main priority is a rugged build, however, there are...

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Frequency range:70 - 20000
RMS rated power:16
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Grey / Multi / Red / Turquoise
Design:Cylinder
Housing material:Fabric, Rubber
International Protection (IP) code:IPX7
Product Type:Mono / Mono portable speaker
Protection features:Water Resistant
Volume Control:Digital

Loudspeakers

Audio output channels:2.0
Driver diameter:4
Number of drivers:2
Number of Speakers:1
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80

Packaging Content

Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Manual:Y
Number of products included:1
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Built-In Microphone:Y
Hands-free mode:Y
On/off switch:Y
Recommended usage:Universal

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP / A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.2
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Interface:Bluetooth
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth

Power

Battery Capacity:3000
Battery current:1
Battery life (max):12
Battery recharge time:3.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in
Battery voltage:3.7
Power source type:Battery

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:70
Height :65 / 68
Weight:515
Width:175