Product Comparison: JBL Flip 4 vs JBL Xtreme 2

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General Specifications
Xtreme 2
About the product
Hear the bass, feel the bass, see the bass: The award-winning Flip series delivers surprisingly powerful stereo thanks to dual exter- nal passive radiators. It's durable fabric material and rugged rubber make it the best match to your lifestyle.
Enjoy bold sound thanks to four active transducers and two visible JBL bass radiators. Connect your device wirelessly and play your favourite music or take conferences call with impressive sound quality and if you need to amplify your party, with JBL Connect+ is possible.
Key Specs
Power output
16 W
40 W
Connection Type
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth 4.2
33 ft.
30 ft.
Battery Life
12 hour(s)
15 hour(s)
Dynamic Configuration
2 drivers
4 drivers
What customers say about "Key Specs"
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • The battery life is amazing and I believe it does indeed last for the time stated here, if not longer.
  • It is robust, has a great sound, and the battery life is pretty good too.
  • The battery life is good, I've only once used it from full charge to empty and it almost lasted the 12 hours stated.
  • Battery life 12-15 hours. We have it sailing but haven’t had to test its water resistance yet! Sound is excellent and I can walk round the house and down both ends of the garden without losing it
  • The battery life is shockingly bad. A full charge lasts about two hours when streaming music from my phone...
JBL Xtreme 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
  • This portable speaker is very good very powerful easy to use long last battery very pleased with the product I can’t fault it in any way.
  • The build quality is excellent. The battery life is great. It's very convenient. I just wish it sounded ok.
  • It's so good for the ears to hear when balanced bass.
  • The battery is awesome. I can use all day long. And charging takes 3 hours is not so much.
  • The range is not very large. Sometimes I want the bluetooth speaker not to be attached to me.
Size & Weight
8.5 in.
5.35 in.
3.6 in.
11.33 in.
3.6 in.
5.19 in.
1.8 lbs.
5.27 lbs.

JBL Flip 4

JBL Xtreme 2

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Clear sound, great volume and bass for the size I take it with me a bit everywhere.
  • I was surprised how loud the volume was and how clear the sound is for such a small size.
  • Massively good sound considering the size of the speaker easily fill a room great powerful bass good sturdy construction easily portable.
  • Can’t fault this product at all. Great sound , features and handy size. Well built - love JBL Kit.
  • Serious speaker, bass is nice and deep.. The volume is excellent for a speaker of its size.
JBL Xtreme 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
  • It's great that the strap comes with the kit because it would be hard to carry the speaker in your hands.
  • Although it is a rather heavy Bluetooth speaker weighing 5.27 ibs, it is convenient to carry thanks to a practical strap.
  • Just what I wanted to get. I am very pleased with this purchase because it is comfortable and can be hung on the shoulder, which will simplify its transportation.
  • Every day you can’t carry this speaker with you because it resembles a bag and takes up a lot of space.
  • When I saw her live I was surprised by her impressive size and i return her back because I did not need such a large one.
Rubber / Plastic
Plastic / Metal
Display Type
Battery Type
Lithium-ion polymer
Lithium-ion polymer
Supported Systems
Windows, MacOS, Android, Windows Mobile, iOS
iOS, Windows, Android, MacOS, Windows Mobile
Hand Strap
IPX7 waterproof
IPX7 waterproof
Accessories Included
USB charging cable, Power adaptor
Power adaptor, Strap
JBL Connect+, Speakerphone, Voice Assistant integration
Powerbank, Voice Assistant integration, JBL Connect+, Speakerphone, Auto-power off, Durable fabric and rugged material, JBL Bass Radiator
What customers say about "Features"
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Excellent sound quality, love that it's waterproof and battery lasts ages.
  • The sound quality is fantastic for a speaker of its size. I've dropped mine several times and not a scratch and so far totally waterproof. A great buy.
  • Truly waterproof (tried and tested). Definitely a product worth what it is.
  • Have used it while power boating, kayaking and around the pool. Good waterproofing.
  • No problems at all with it. ipx7 waterproof is very good tried it every thing works perfectly.
JBL Xtreme 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
  • It's fully waterproof, can charge devices from a built-in USB-out port (you supply the cable), has a built-in microphone for speakerphone calls.
  • The speaker can be immersed in water to a depth of 1 meter for a maximum of 30 minutes - ideal for parties by the pool or on the beach.
  • This is an extremely rugged model with a waterproof case and long battery life.
  • For all the time of use, I have not yet encountered with problem connecting to the speaker. It always runs smoothly and quickly.
  • I am faced with the problem that the buttons are not always pressed well, you have to make an effort to make speaker louder or turn on/off it.
Ethernet Port
Micro USB
Lightning Port
Card Slot
What customers say about "Interfaces"
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • The charging cycle doesn’t last long and the speaker comes with a nice USB cable for charging.
  • A big plus is that it doesn't have the additional weight/headache of batteries as it's usb chargeable!
  • Connection via USB works without problems, the battery saves a charge for a long time.
  • I wish the charger came with a plug in for a wall and not just the USB cable.
  • The micro usb connector is just too weak or doesn't give enough support and ends up breaking on the unit.
JBL Xtreme 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
  • Two USB connectors are hidden under a tight fastener for charging two gadgets at once, a network connector, AUX and microUSB for updating the software.
  • Velvet rubberized plastic is used, I also really like fabric with special processing. It looks great.
  • JBL Xtreme successfully continues the balanced line of portable speakers of the brand: now “own” speaker for large companies has appeared in the assortment.
  • The sound is constantly being muted fort shorts period of time when using the aux cable on a low volume , this is very irritating as you always notice it.
  • When I took the speaker from the seller, I noticed that the USB port was broken and the cable in it just staggered.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
99.95 $
349.95 $

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