JBL Flip 4 has been replaced by JBL Flip 5.
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OK at best.
Loud but too bassy. Most annoying feature is the startup sound when turned on, it is too loud and you cannot turn the startup sound off or lower the volume.
Will never buy JBL ever again.
The battery goes bad after only 18 months... not replaceable...RUBBISH.
JBL knows the faulty battery on the flip 4... which makes it a scam.
Don't waste your money on this... go for a better brand.
Purchased in June 2019 at JB Hi-Fi for $99.00.
Given as a gift and battery has faulted out, less that a year they won’t look into it because I have no receipt. Absolutely shocking! Obviously have 0 care for customers. Rubbish
Battery not replaceable and not working after 3 years
JBL Flip 4 worked well for 3 years. Was well looked after.
Then started to crackle and could no longer charge.
JBL told me that indicates the battery has "worn down".
JBL also told me that's normal life expectancy for their battery and that the battery is non replaceable.
Purchased in April 2017 at JB Hi-Fi for $99.00.
Horrible customer service. Products don't last long so as soon as warranty ends (1yr), that's it. They make disposable products that break within 2 yrs and then you get a new one. Not worth it.
Charger port is loose after 16 months, contacted jbl and apparently it’s unrepairable and it’s out of warranty so bad luck. It’s ok for them but my 11 yo saved his money to buy this crap. Customer service 0
Purchased in December 2018 at JB Hi-Fi for $150.00.
This speaker is good value for money. It is a reliable piece of technology.
Sound is good for the small size and the microphone works like a charm when connected to my computers. I always use it for conference calls and it has never disappointed me.
Purchased in May 2019 at Harvey Norman for $250.00.
Battery died after 15 months
The JBL Flip 4 speaker worked well until the battery died at 15 months.
Harman/JBL were not prepared to replace the speaker and they weren't able to provide options for repair. Don't be fooled by the perception of a quality brand, as this product is below standard and once the warranty has passed, you are merely a sales opportunity for them. I was offered a small compensation - a voucher for their website that I declined.
I won't be buying JBL or Harman products again and I would steer well away from this line of products and the brand. I'm extremely disappointed in the product quality.
Purchased in December 2018 at The Good Guys for $98.00.
Fantastic sound at a reasonable price
I bought the JBL Flip 4 about a year ago love it. My parent's were so impressed they bought one too! It never has any operating issues, and for such a small item, it has fantastic sound and battery life. Can't recommend it highly enough
Purchased in January 2019 at Myer for $99.00.
Excellent bass for small package
The sound you get from this thing is exceptional. Unexpected bass and clarity. Waterproof as bonus. I bought it over Black Friday weekend for discount and I wasn’t expecting much. Happy purchase.
Purchased in December 2019 at eBay for $80.00.
Had mine for over a year and use it often. Good sound and bass is surprisingly strong. Spilled water on it which its waterproofing repelled easily. I will use this tough little speaker for years to come.
Purchased in December 2017 for $99.00.
Love my Flip 4
Love my Flip 4. I love the sound quality and the long battery life. Thankfully haven’t had to test out the waterproofing, but it’s reassuring to know that protection is there just in case. Such a silly thing but I also love the range of colours. So many products seem to stick with bland, it’s nice to be able to choose a quality item in a bright colour! My only grouch would be that occasionally I wish that it could be slightly quieter. I find it’s can still be too loud on the lowest setting to be used as background noise when sleeping. Easily fixed by setting it up on the other side of the room.
High quality, water proof, easy to use, long battery and great sound for such a small unit. Paired this with my phone and TV. Has hands free Bluetooth too .fits it car drink holders.
Purchased in July 2019 for $99.00.
I was given this as a Mother's Day gift this year. It's a bright, royal blue colour and I love everything about it.
It paired quickly and easily and it doesn't weigh much either, so it's really portable.
The sound quality is fantastic for what it is, considering you can spending hundreds more for something similar. I can even control the playlist and volume from my iWatch, which was extremely handy when we took the Flip to our son's 6th birthday party in the park and needed music for "pass the parcel". Sound quality and volume was spot on and all 35 kids heard the music loud and clear. (Yes, you read right, 35 kids, hence party in the park, LOL!!!)
If I needed to, I'd buy another JBL Flip 4 tomorrow.
Purchased in April 2019 at JB Hi-Fi Online Store for $134.00.
Good sound incredibly poor battery!
Purchased the speaker from the Qantas store and was very happy with what I received compared to my old speaker.
I barely used the speaker and only for several minutes at a time.
The sound was amazing compared to what I had before.
However close to a year of ownership I realised the speaker was playing up and not lasting as long as it should. I didn't think much of it until the year was over and the speaker kept dying even though the indicators (when they worked) displayed 3 lights of battery.
The indicators themselves stopped lighting up and I ...
Purchased in January 2018 at I.Store Online store.
Questions & Answers
I have connected my Flip 4 to my tv for quality sound and I find I have the sound at a higher level than previous and cannot adjust it any higher. I do not find it at all powerful and wondering if there is something I am missing? I am still in the process of connecting music through Bluetooth and hope it lives up to its promises.
Best advice is to watch this Youtube and see if you are doing it correctly. Whilst this is not specifically for the JBL Flip 4 it should answer your problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brL_LtMNaxY
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|Connectivity Options||3.5mm Jack (AUX), Bluetooth and MicroUSB|
|Features||Multiple Speaker Pairing, Speakerphone and Water Resistant|
|Voice Control||Apple Siri / AirPlay and Google Assistant|
|Battery Life||12 hours|
|Charging Time||3.5 hours|
|Battery Size||3,000 mAh|
|Dimensions||68 x 175 x 70 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Grey, Red, White, Black, Blue, Aqua|
|Replaced by||JBL Flip 5|
- GTIN13: 6925281922404
- MPN: JBLFLIP4BLK, JBLFLIP4BLU, JBLFLIP4RED, JBLFLIP4WHT and KHJBLF4WHT
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