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JBL Flip3

We have collected and analysed 23 expert reviews and 1119 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 84/100 and users rate it 91/100. The average review date is 11-02-2016. We have compared these reviews to 1095867 reviews from other Speakers. The alaScore™ for this product is 97/100 = Excellent. Last update: 26-05-2017.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JBL Flip3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of JBL Flip3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The price and usability also get good feedback.

size, usability, price, design, reliability

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Flip 3 Portable Wireless Speaker - GreyJBL Flip 3 Portable Wireless Speaker - Grey

May, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JBL Flip3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 607 user reviews of JBL Flip3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. Comments about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The price and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)

May, 2017

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

JBL Flip 3 review

 

A return to form for JBL, the Flip 3 is worthy of the product's history

Smooth, warm sound ; Impressive bass weight ; Packs a punch

Soundstage more closed-in than some competitors ; Could be more expressive

With a sonic quality worthy of the product’s history, plus better battery life and connectivity, this should be added to your shortlist.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

JBL Flip 3 All-Weather Portable Speaker

 

JBL All-Weather Portable Speakers : JBL Flip 3 Brings All-Purpose, All-Weather Design to Award-Winning Portable Speaker Series. HARMAN International Industries, the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets,...

For added convenience, the JBL Flip 3 also features a noise and echo canceling speakerphone for crystal clear calls, and JBL Connect technology that can wirelessly link multiple JBL Connect-enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience....

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Wayne Brooker (ukgamer.com)

JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth Speaker

 

Portable Bluetooth Speaker

, should you be happy buying that way (personally I wouldn't), then it's really head and shoulders above the competition at anywhere near the price.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Nikhil Rastogi (tech.firstpost.com)

JBL Flip 3 speaker review: A powerful well-designed Bluetooth speaker - Tech2

 

JBL, the “aam janta” consumer arm of Harman, now owned by Samsung and is well attuned to what its users want. Flip 3 is a product that fills the gap for a mid-range Bluetooth speaker that strikes a balance between cost and good sound.

Many sellers are selling JBL Flip 2 (now discontinued) for less than Rs 4,500 which is a good buy for that price.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: David Carnoy (cnet.com)

JBL Flip 3 review

 

Third time's a charm, right? When it comes to JBL's Flip 3 Bluetooth speaker, it is. This third-generation model has a more streamlined, splashproof design and better battery life (at 10 hours), while the price remains the same at $100, £100 or AU$150....

The JBL Flip 3 is a highly portable Bluetooth speaker that's splashproof and designed to be used horizontally or vertically. It sounds very good and plays very loud for its size, can act as a speakerphone and offers improved battery life at up to 10...

Some distortion at higher volumes with certain tracks.

Enhanced with better battery life and splashproof design, the Flip 3 is one of the best mini portable Bluetooth speakers available.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

JBL Flip 3 (Blue)

 

I received a black review unit, but the speaker, which weighs in at just less than a pound (15.9 ounces or 450 grams), is available in seven other colors and like its predecessors can be stood up vertically or laid out horizontally. Since one of the...

The JBL Flip 3 is a highly portable Bluetooth speaker that's splashproof and designed to be used horizontally or vertically. It sounds very good and plays very loud for its size, can act as a speakerphone and offers improved battery life at up to 10...

Some distortion at higher volumes with certain tracks.

Enhanced with better battery life and splashproof design, the Flip 3 is one of the best mini portable Bluetooth speakers available.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

JBL Flip3

 

The JBL Flip3 is a splash-proof portable Bluetooth speaker with powerful audio output for its size.

Quality audio performance with rich lows and well-defined highs. Built-in speakerphone. Connects to multiple devices at once. Splash-proof

Can distort on deep bass tracks. Bass response is better at moderate volumes than high volumes

JBL's latest affordable portable Bluetooth speaker, the Flip3, packs some serious power for its modest size. At $99.95, the Flip3 is a solid option if you're looking for a splash-proof speaker that can be thrown in a tote or a carry-on. It can get...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: David Carnoy (cnet.com.au)

JBL Flip 3 review: A top portable Bluetooth speaker for the money

 

Third time's a charm, right? When it comes to JBL's Flip 3 Bluetooth speaker, it is. This third-generation model has a more streamlined, splashproof design and better battery life (at 10 hours), while the price remains the same at $100, £100 or AU$150....

The JBL Flip 3 is a highly portable Bluetooth speaker that's splashproof and designed to be used horizontally or vertically. It sounds very good and plays very loud for its size, can act as a speakerphone and offers improved battery life at up to 10...

Some distortion at higher volumes with certain tracks

Enhanced with better battery life and splashproof design, the Flip 3 is one of the best mini portable Bluetooth speakers available.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Jack Holt (techaeris.com)

The JBL Flip 3 Review: Big Sound For A Decent Price

 

I have a good number of Bluetooth speakers and I can now add the JBL Flip 3 to the mix. I have a waterproof one in the shower, a Logitech UE Boombox in the kitchen, an iLive 2.1 Bluetooth speaker set in my office and another small no-name Bluetooth...

Great sound, great battery life, good speakerphone quality

Buttons could be in a more convenient place

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Scott Schaen (chipchick.com)

JBL Flip 3 Review – A Tough, Tiny Portable Speaker That Packs Oomph

 

JBL has added yet another fabulous addition to their Bluetooth speaker lineup. The JBL Flip 3 is, as you'd imagine, the third iteration of a terrific (and award winning) speaker. Flip 3 is a tough little splashproof speaker with big sound and...

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Frequency range:85 - 20000
RMS rated power:16
Sensitivity:80

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Camouflage / Grey / Orange / Pink / Red / Turquoise / Yellow
Design:Cylinder
Product Type:STEREO / Stereo portable speaker
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant / Splash proof / Splash proof, Water resistant / Water Resistant
Volume Control:Digital

Features

USB connector type:MICRO-USB

Loudspeakers

Amplifier:Built-in / No
Audio output channels:2.0
Driver diameter:4
Driver Size:4
Number of drivers:2
Number of Speakers:1 / 2
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80

Other features

USB Connectivity:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

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

Performance

Recommended usage:Mobile phone / Smartphone / Tablet / Smartphone / Universal

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP / A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless / Wireless
Interface:Bluetooth / Bluetooth/3.5mm/USB / Bluetooth/USB
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB charging port: Yes
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth

Power

Battery Capacity:3000
Battery life (max):10
Battery recharge time:3.5 / 3000
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-in
Battery voltage:3.7
Power source type:Battery / USB
USB charging:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.4 / 64
Height :6.4 / 64
Weight:450
Width:16.9 / 169