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JBL - Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red

Model: JBLFLIP4REDAMSKU: 5733302

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 4793 reviews

98%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Still One of the Best

    Posted
    sevenweeks
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I have literally tried dozens of portable Bluetooth speakers over the last few years and I always come back to the JBL Flip series. For the price, the sound just can’t be beat. EXCELLENT highs and stellar bass, especially in smaller spaces. Obviously different ears like different sounds so your mileage may vary. The Bose SoundLink II is comparable in sound but also much more fragile feeling, not as rugged. The newer Bose Revolve sounds decent but the highs are not as crisp as the Flip 4. If you don’t care much for higher frequencies and you’re more concerned about bass you may also want to check out the UE WonderBoom. But for the money, this is your best bet. Almost perfect for a small, portable wireless speaker.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best bang for your buck!

    Posted
    Tim420

    I went into my local Best Buy to pick up an online order and while waiting for the CSR to pull my order I walked to the Bluetooth speakers and saw this and after hearing my buddy's Flip 3 a while back I figured I'd give it a shot even though they didn't have a working display. I use my Flip 4 in a very loud and busy kitchen and it dominates and dwarfs all other sounds around me and my music is loud, clear, and punchy even at high volumes. A full charge last through most 8 to 10 hour shifts and it's built to be tough! I am so impressed by this speaker I have been connecting it to my Firestick and listening to my movies and TV shows through it and don't even bother with the surround sound anymore. Now I have to get another one for each side of the room.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Problem with the App also when pairing 2 together

    Posted
    Mine
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    The speaker sounds great for a small speaker the only problem is when pairing 2 speakers together the JBL Connect App has a problem recognizing the other speaker so u can put it in stereo mode also when the two speaker are paired together one will drop out every one else in a while .Thats why I bought 2 speakers so I can have them in stereo mode but I'm having problems with that ,so I will be returning mine .Hopefully JBL with correct this issue other wise the speaker is great when working

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      JBL Support

      Please make sure that you have the most updated JBL connect app that supports FLIP 4. JBL

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Meh.....

    Posted
    silly
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    I really expected JBL to have a really good quality and clarity of sound, but it’s not whatsoever. Bose definitely surpasses this speaker on clarity and crisp sound. JBL has just a slight bit more bass and can pair with more than one speaker which you’ll need to do if your looking for some good music. If you turn it up to almost full volume, about 2 clicks up on your cell phone it’s blows the speakers. Also, have to be extremely careful of the ends of the speaker as that’s where the subs are and you can really mess it up I’m sure. Overall, I’ve had speakers sound the same it even better that are half the price off amazon.

    I would recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      JBL Support

      Thank you for your review, our sincerest apology for the inconvenience. Your feedback will be communicated to the proper department to improve our current and future product line. We would like to work with you directly, please submit a case request at www.jbl.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you. JBL

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Whoa! Excellent sound.

    Posted
    Charlie
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I've owned the first generation JBL Flip for several years (maybe "many" is more accurate). It sounded so much better than any of the other powered speaker units I'd heard, and it is still working flawlessly (and holding battery charge) to this day. On a whim, about two months ago, I decided to upgrade to the "4" version. In a word, "Wow!" Yes, the bass is stronger and clearer than version 1; and yes, the highs are clearer, too. What I didn't expect was that the overall clarity across the full sound spectrum would be noticeably clearer as well - but it is. I highly recommend the JBL Flip 4 to everyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Big Sound...

    Posted
    Raju
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    This bluetooth speaker from JBL is absolutely astonishing. I am very impressed with the quality of sound that this little 2x16mm speaker offers. I spent a hour in the store comparing all of the speakers on display in this price range. I noticed a difference with this particular speaker, but the actual difference couldn't be realized until I brought it home. It sounds amazing. It is water resistant as well. I took it to the pool and I had everyone there looking for where the sound was coming from. It really does sound like a much larger and higher fidelity speaker than it is actually rated.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great speaker.

    Posted
    GMAN
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Sounds great! I like to move it around to see where it sounds best, and usually find a spot where it will sound like a home stereo. The range of the Bluetooth is amazing. I walked away from it a few times, forgetting my phone in the pocket, and it never stopped playing, over 70' away! I was getting bad cellular service in a basement while streaming music and I was able to have the phone upstairs while the speaker was in the basement, with no problems. (It excites me because my more expensive speaker that I bought a few years ago requires you to be within 15'- 20' and line of sight) The battery seems decent,but I wouldn't expect 12 hours out of it, as advertised. At normal volume I get 6-8 hours.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Electronic, Hip Hop, R&B

    Posted
    jay2tan
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    I've been looking for a speaker around the size that would fit inside a cup holder on a bike or car, that has some level of resistance towards the elements yet carries the sound to fill the space around it. This speaker does just that! Bass is pretty good for the size and yes it does fill up an entire room. The sound tends to focus on the mids, and bass. Not so much chest thumping but good enough for casual listening while doing various activities. This speaker is indeed water proof and I've used it mountain biking, placing it in the cup holder behind the front wheel. Give it a wash once I'm done and the speaker looks brand spanking new. Great way to enjoy a bike ride while listening to music.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A very nice upgrade from the previous model.

    Posted
    Westell54
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I had been waiting for this to hit store shelves since I first heard about it. Overall, it's a very nice upgrade from the Flip 3. It has overall better sound and better battery life than the older model. It's slightly larger than the original, but now has a much warmer bass response and actually has a brighter high end. If I had to critique it, I'd say that I'm not crazy about the annoyingly loud tone that plays when you power it on/off. I wish they would've left the radiators alone, because they have a shiny/plastic texture to them that looks sort of cheap. All of that aside, I think it's very much worth the price and I'll be buying another one soon to have a nice stereo configuration.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    worth the money!

    Posted
    BPRR
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I purchased the Flip 4 on sale at BestBuy for $79.99. I am very satisfied with the sound quality, even at max volume. The play time is only about 4hrs at MAX volume. I can easily get 8hrs at a normal volume.I know there are better speakers out there ( but not for this price). My truck is a 98' so I use this for a hands free link for music & phone calls. The music stops automatically when I get a call & resumes when done. The call quality is excellent. The only feature I would like to have is a 3.5mm earphone jack input. Love that you can link as many as 100 of these together. They are not backward compatible, so you can't link previous models (eg) Flip 3...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Exceptional JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker

    Posted
    SmartGuy10
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I gladly purchased the Exceptional JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker last week. Let me tell you that this speaker is a combination of loud/crisp bass, durability, and portability:) I got mine in Blue as it certainly looks amazing and stunning in person!!! The Waterproof feature is a huge plus as this JBL Speaker is definitely worth every penny spent!!! I bought it from the Best Buy Store as they had it $10 cheaper versus other in-store and online retailers. GREAT Job again JBL as this speaker does excellent and exceptional performance overall! I'm super happy with my purchase! I definitely recommend this speaker to anyone over other brand names in the market!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great speaker for computers.

    Posted
    Flipman
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    I bought this speaker to replace old, wired computers speakers that I had in my office. This speaker is a dream! I plug the usb cable into my docking station and that's it. All the old cable clutter is gone. No more power adapters or wires all over my desk. The speaker sounds great and takes half the space that they old speakers did. I would recommend this to anyone that is looking for new computers speakers. The only slight inconvenience is that you have to turn the speaker on each time you start your computer. I say go for it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    JBL Flip 4 is not worth it

    Posted
    HustleHardAndRepeat

    I have gone through a few of these speakers and they all seem to have a frequency response issue. Certain songs will cause the speakers to distort and crackle. On top of that, the speaker doesn't come with a wall plug, just a wire. They expect you to charge off you're laptop or have a random charging cube laying around. Also the battery life is not that great either. They die fast and cant charge while they are playing. I highly recommend going with the charge 3. It has all the charging components you need, it plays at full volume and still charges, and you can charge you're phone with the charge 3!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      JBL Support

      Thank you for your review, our sincerest apology for the inconvenience. Your feedback will be communicated to the proper department to improve our current and future product line. We would like to work with you directly, please submit a case request at www.jbl.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you. JBL

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Speaker

    Posted
    CluelessGirlfriend
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Great quality; purchased as a gift for a really picky individual (likes certain brands); loved the speaker; purchased the geek squad warranty and glad...had it for over a year and one day it wouldn't charge; called the store I purchased from and they were so nice; looked up my purchase history to confirm the warranty and told me to take it to any Best Buy to exchange; had no issues with the exchange; purchased other speakers in this brand and have lasted years so one exchange out of many isn't bad; I would definitely recommend this brand anyday

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for your outdoor pool area

    Posted
    confusedandtired
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    My TDK failed after 3 years and only use this when out in the backyard gardening or by my pool. Sound is good quality for this purpose. I did have it on the highest volume and it was not blasting like my other sound system. I am sure my neighbors appreciate that so if you are looking for a blasting device not paired with other speakers then this may not be for you but it works well for backyard performance. Also good for the price and much smaller than I thought which is amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Speaker!

    Posted
    Macsonme

    I came to Best Buy to buy a Bluetooth speaker for $60 at the most and I ended up walking out with this speaker somehow. I don’t ever spend $100 on small things like Bluetooth speakers but when I took this speaker out of the box and tested it, oh did I know this thing was definitely worth $100! The speaker is super loud especially for it’s small size, it has a very good amount of bass and clarity, the speaker is a great weight and feels extremely solid and also feels durable while still feeling great in the hand. They even went the extra mile to make it water proof! Great speaker, sounds amazing, SERIOUSLY RECCOMENED!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent sound/nice design

    Posted
    PeteC2
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    I wanted a Bluetooth speaker small enough to take with me but powerful enough for usage in my apartment and at work... the JBL Flip 4 does this well. Pairing w/my cell phone & laptop was simple with good connectivity and range. Of course it all comes down to sound quality...while not a huge bass-boomer, there is sufficient low end while managing to have a clean/open sound. Vocals are pleasing and instrumentals sound "right". Volume is better than I would have expected, and time between charging is very good. This is great for personal listening, small groups, etc. I am very pleased with it's design, construction and sound quality.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great

    Posted
    KimM
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Great for those who just like to have music playing while showering, cleaning the house, cooking, or any other activities. Wouldn't really use it for a party although it is loud enough for a small gathering. Used it a lot for the holidays. Love that it's compact fit in my purse when I was travelling for the holidays. I'm a basic user and it gets the job done. Only reason I gave it 4 stars because the charger is short doesn't come with an adapter & no way to remotely check battery life. However, battery life is adequate for an average user.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Awesome bluetooth speaker

    Posted
    BigAl
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    The JBL Flip 4 is a great speaker for the cost. It has good sound, the Bluetooth pairing has good range (the speaker can be on one side of my house and me and phone on the other) and decent volume. The only downside and my reason for only giving 4 stars is this - Multiple people can pair to the Flip 4 and either one can hit play and override someone else's song that's playing on the speaker. However, if your song was just overridden and you walk away (out of Bluetooth range) and come back, the speaker does not automatically reconnect with your phone. You have to pull up your Bluetooth menu and connect to the speaker again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I have really enjoyed the JBL Flip speaker.

    Posted
    Dutchboy
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    I researched several blue tooth speakers before purchasing this awesome JBL Flip 4 speaker. I wasn't really looking for a speaker that could also be waterproof. I imagined that waterproof speaker couldn't sound good. I have really enjoyed the ease of pairing this speaker to my phone or IPad. The quality of sound is awesome while listening to music or playing a movie off my IPad. The battery life on this speaker is solid as it holds a charge and doesn't take forever to recharge when needed. The quality of this speaker is one you won't regret buying. If you purchase this speaker for someone else. You will be one up on them on gift giving!

    I would recommend this to a friend