JBL has long been frontrunners in the production of excellent speakers and sound systems and their Flip series portable speakers have even won awards for outstanding quality and functionality. Now, they’re back with their latest and greatest, the JBL Flip 3.
To put it simply, the Flip 3 is an all-weather, multi-scenario speaker that delivers excellent sound time and again both inside and outside.
To make it an all-weather speaker, JBL went so far as to make the entire speaker completely splashproof. This means that it can handle rain while using it outside, manage accidental spills and can even be cleaned under running tap water. To make this little beast even more impressive, the Flip 3 can wirelessly stream up to 3 different smartphones and tablets that take turns playing beats.
As for the sound itself, the Flip 3 has an incorporated Bass Radiator that allows you to not only hear the bass but feel it as well; we all know how important bass is. It can also be connected to multiple JBL connect-enabled speakers that amplifies your sound and turns it into a completely different experience.
To top it all off, the Flip 3 has an integrated crystal clear speakerphone function at the touch of a button and incorporates both noise cancellation as well as echo reduction and a 3000mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can play continuously for 10 hours plus. The JBL Flip 3 only weighs 450 grams (15.87 oz) and measures in at 2.51” x 6.65” x 2.51”. It can be purchased in 8 different colors.
Get it from Amazon here.
Update April 19, 2017: After normal usage of this speaker, we have noticed serious sound quality issues. After repeated emails we haven’t heard back from JBL customer service.
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