You can see the differences between the features and specifications of the FLIP 5 and FLIP Essential below:Features
|Features||Flip 5||Flip Essential|
|Auto Power Off||Yes||Yes|
|Voice Assistant Integration||No||No|
|Micro USB Charging||No||Yes|
|JBL Portable App Compatibility||Yes||No|
|Racetrack Shaped Driver||Yes||No|
*As the FLIP Essential is not compatible with the JBL Portable app:
It is not possible to connect multiple speakers, rename the speaker or turn off audio feedback sounds (for on/off/bluetooth pairing/connected).
If you require these functions, we recommend the Flip 5.Specifications
|Specifications||Flip 5||Flip Essential|
|Music Playing Time (Hours)||12||10|
|Output Power (W)||20W RMS||2 x 8W RMS|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||4800||3000|
|Charging Time (Hours)||2.5||3.5|
|Dimensions (cm)||18.1 x 6.9 x 7.4||16.9 x 6.4 x 6.4|
|Dimensions (in)||7.1 x 2.7 x 2.9||6.7 x 2.5 x 2.5|
Both speakers offer lots of features and excellent sound. FLIP Essential is cheaper than FLIP 5. It all comes down to what type of features you prefer, such as a long-lasting battery or maybe an affordable price for a good companion!
No matter which product you choose, you won't be disappointed with JBL Legendary sound signature and features!
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