JBL Flip 4 bluetooth speaker tests, functions, comparison
With the JBL Flip 4 mobile Bluetooth speaker, the speaker experts at JBL have achieved great success. In the test, the mini Bluetooth loudspeaker developed a sound spectrum that one would not expect of the FBL Flip 4 at first glance. Especially in the bass range, the device surprises with a volume that guarantees a great party. Also, there are features such as water resistance, hands-free equipment, and voice assistant support. Our JBL Flip 4 test overview shows: Test editors love this speaker – hardly any other mobile Bluetooth speaker offers so much performance for the money.
Portable Bluetooth speaker for outdoors
When it comes to wireless music streaming on a Bluetooth speaker, you can be sure that the name JBL will come up. Not without good reason: The pioneer among Bluetooth speakers has been convincing for years with sophisticated products. JBL Flip 4 represents the top of the JBL Flip series. In our review overview, we took a closer look at the portable Bluetooth speaker.
It is compact: the round streaming box is only 6.89 inches high and the compact dimensions invite you to take the mobile Bluetooth speaker with you everywhere. JBL Flip 4 is also happy to put up with that: with a 3,000 mAh lithium-ion battery, it has enough stamina to handle longer trips or beach parties. The portable Bluetooth box provides sound for its companion for up to 12 hours – provided the volume level is not turned up too high.
Special features and functions of the portable Bluetooth speaker
The fact that the Bluetooth speaker JBL Flip 4 is intended for outdoor use is already proven by its features: rubberized buttons and a thick rubber lip to cover the USB and Aux connections protect the Bluetooth speaker from water penetrating the interior of the housing. But that’s not all, the JBL developers have put many other good features in the cradle of the JBL Flip 4:
- JBL Connect + App ( Android | iOS ): With the JBL Connect + function, the portable Bluetooth speaker JBL Flip 4 can be connected to up to 100 other JBL speakers that also support JBL Connect +.
- IPX7: The protection standard states that the JBL Flip 4 will not be damaged even if the device is briefly underwater. So if you want to dive into the pool with the JBL Flip 4, you can do that.
- Support for Siri and Google Now: Device can also communicates with Siri and Google Now. A built-in microphone on the side and the integrated voice assistant make it possible. Unfortunately, Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa is not supported.
- Hands-free function: It can also be used to make calls – in conjunction with a Bluetooth smartphone.
Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Useful accessory
For just $14.99 you can get durable EVA Hard-shell Case Provides Weather Resistant Protection for the Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker.
Installation of the portable Bluetooth speaker
The installation of the portable Bluetooth speaker JBL Flip 4 is easy:
- Connect the device to the PC or a USB socket and charge the battery. The portable Bluetooth speaker is delivered already charged so that you can listen to music right away.
- Press the power button.
- Select the JBL Flip 4 portable Bluetooth speaker on the smartphone. Finished.
- Download the JBL Connect + app for additional settings such as stereo sound with a second JBL Flip 4 speaker or the connection with other JBL speakers that support the JBL Connect + function.
Conclusion on the portable JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker in the test overview
Compact design, premium features such as water resistance, hands-free system, and integrated voice assistant make the portable Bluetooth speaker JBL Flip 4 a very good choice for anyone looking for a modern, powerful speaker for the on-the-go. Of course, JBL Flip 4 also cuts a fine figure at home. Thanks to the long-lasting battery and water protection, it can also be taken with you from the living room to the bedroom and bathroom. The most convincing element of the speaker, however, is the very good sound, as our test overview shows. Almost $79 and even lower retail prices, the portable Bluetooth speaker is worth a recommendation.