September 5th 2012 7:57 am

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Digital Trends says:

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Its clear dominance in sound and $100 price tag make it a serious contender for king-of-the-hill ... Depending on how far you intend to travel from an outlet, the Flip could make a great choice. quote


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Critic reviews

8.2
7 reviews
  • Audio quality
    8.9
  • Design and form factor
    7.5
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Portability
    6.4

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User reviews

8.7
6 reviews
8.0
CNET Dec 21, 2012

The JBL Flip's decent performance and attractive design make it a worthy Bluetooth speaker contender at $100.

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7.0
Wired Dec 22, 2012

The biggest thing JBL's Flip speaker ($100) has going for it is the sound — it's marvelous ... It gets knocked for portability for a few reasons. Most importantly, the battery lasted only a hair over four hours in my tests.

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10
What Hi-Fi Apr 22, 2013

Listen to the JBL Flip and there’s a good chance you’ll fall head over heels for it – you’re looking at one of the best Bluetooth speakers we've seen here, and one that’s worth every penny.

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9.0
iLounge Oct 17, 2012

Overall, Flip is a truly excellent little speaker system: sonically far superior to the Jambox, within a comparably compact and nice-looking enclosure, at half the price.

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9.0
Android Police Jun 12, 2013

The JBL Flip is, almost unquestionably, the king of the hill for small portable Bluetooth speakers right now. While its battery life and proprietary charger do make it a bit less portable than some of its rivals, it easily makes up for such shortcomings with its performance and design.

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8.0
Digital Trends Jan 28, 2013

Its clear dominance in sound and $100 price tag make it a serious contender for king-of-the-hill ... Depending on how far you intend to travel from an outlet, the Flip could make a great choice.

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7.0
9to5Mac Apr 27, 2013

With the Flip fan comments on the previous Bluetooth speaker roundup, I figured the JBL Flip would blow me away. I’ll just say it right now: it didn’t.

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6.0
TonyLukes3 TonyLukes3

This little speaker has pretty good sound quality for a Bluetooth speaker. Bass is lacking but I understood that limitation given the size. Mids are ok, treble is good. I bought this wanting a portable speaker that I could use when detailing cars and around the house/outside. Connection to...

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10
jmbuytaert jmbuytaert

Surprisingly great quality and loud enough so a large crowd of people in a large room can still hear it and appreciate the music. Great bass, great for traveling or just going by the pool. JBL states that the battery life is 5 hours but I've never had to listen to it for that long so it hasn't...

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