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JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Ocean Blue

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Sound / Sound Quality
 300
sound, sound quality, speakers, bass, sounds
+95%
-5%
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" ...  The Sound quality is clear and loud but the bass isn’t as good as some $200 speakers I’ve had.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s not very big, yet, the bass sound is so powerful!  ...  "
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" ...  I love this little speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is clear and definitely loud enough!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, work as described, I brought 2 to make a stereo sound  ...  "
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" ...  The best speaker I've ever owned!  ...  "
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" ...  I have given these speakers as gifts to my favorite family members. ... I recommend any music enthusiast that loves to be outdoors add this to their list of must haves.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my speaker for the first month or so.  ...  "
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Battery
 107
battery, charge, hours, lasts, speaker
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Great speaker got one a year ago its still going strong no battery issues so i decided to get one more to use the connect feature great product  ...  "
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" ...  sound is great high volume battery is only 4 hrs  ...  "
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" ...  I enjoyed the ease of use, sound quality, and battery life so much on my own that I bought a second one for a gift. ... The quality of sound for these little things is impressive, and the battery life is several hours.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easily portable with several hours' battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't fully tested the battery yet I'm pleased with this purchase  ...  "
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" ...  Great volume, bass, battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the sound quality and ease of use, battery seems to last a long time also .  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to use and doesn’t take forever to charge.  ...  "
Sound / Volume
 105
sound, volume, loud, small, sound quality
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Love this little speaker !!  ...  "
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" ...  Honestly a very good speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  I really love this speaker. ... The sound quality is really nice and loud, and fills out a room well.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent sound for such a small speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this in my room when I wanna blast some music instead of using my phone speaker. ... I also bring this to small friend gatherings for some music.  ...  "
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" ...  Simply the best mid sized speaker on the market  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is really clear and it is loud for the size of the speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  The quality, sound/base & volume is just what I was hoping for.  ...  "
Body / Size
 51
speaker, sound, small, sound quality, portable
+100%
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" ...  Love the weight size and sound and well for the price just couldn't resist  ...  "
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" ...  It’s smaller than what I imagined and I love it because it makes it more portable.  ...  "
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" ...  Liked it’s small size and great sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased for my teen, she loves it and has great sound for its smaller size.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the size of it!  ...  "
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" ...  I also bought the case for easy travel and protective storage.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is awesome for it's size.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the size too as I like to travel a lot.  ...  "
Sound / Bass
 44
base, speakers, sound quality, loud, jbl
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Lots of bass, too.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall sound quality is good, but due to the small size, there's not alot of bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Like the video attached, I love the way the speakers move with the bass.  ...  "
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" ...  the bass is actually really good, and you can actually feel the bass at the top and bottoms of the speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  The end-bass caps make it way cooler and worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  In a complete open area, the bass is surprisingly strong, but I would say it's highlights would be vocals, and clarity of all the stuff above the deep bass.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s capable of keeping the base without being over the actual lyrics of my music  ...  "
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" ...  Most music apps have a equalizer in them so you can make adjustments on the bass and treble.  ...  "
Price
 43
speaker, money, worth the money, sound, best
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I just bought mine for a fantastic price and it is the best speaker that money can buy.  ...  "
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" ...  Ok, not the best speaker out there but the best for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this during black Friday, so I got a decent deal, but I would not pay full price.  ...  "
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" ...  I also own a Bose Soundlink Mini, which has superb audio, but this is darned good for less than half the money I paid for the Bose.  ...  "
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" ...  Good speaker for the price  ...  "
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" ...  It's one of the best products i tried in this range of prices.  ...  "
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" ...  Also a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  A definite thumbs up to JBL and RARTV for giving this quality for the money.  ...  "
Body / Water Resistance
 38
water, pool, shower, worry, sound quality
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It’s also very waterproof. ... Was dunked underwater for 2 min and still worked perfectly .  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it is waterproof.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds up on in the shower (not directly under heavy water but a few splashes hasn't hurt it).  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is great and even greater that it’s waterproof.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus it can get wet.  ...  "
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" ...  Says it's waterproof, we haven't tried that yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Looking forward to using this by the pool this summer.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is great, very durable even after kids have dropped it, and we’ve taken it to the pool and beach with no problems.  ...  "
Connectivity / Bluetooth
 36
speaker, waterproof, via bluetooth, blue tooth, jbl flip 4
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Great wireless speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought to replace a previous one I lost somewhere as I use it to Bluetooth music from my phone when I teach cheerleading.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, the JBL Flip 4 is a solid bluetooth speaker that performs as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  ANYWAY , I bought it again because after suffering over the last 2 months with an Anker bt speaker that cost about 30 bucks I wanted my flip 4 back.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is excellent, and it easily connects every time to my computer and iPhone blue-tooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to travel with and pair with phone!  ...  "
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" ...  I usually run it from my mobile phone, and the bluetooth connection is dead easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Bluetooth speaker I have owned.  ...  "
Compatibility & Ports / Device Compatibility
 35
speaker, easily, speakers, paired, sync
+91%
-9%
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" ...  it also hooks up to my iphone 8s just fine  ...  "
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" ...  I can easily connect all three of mine to play the same thing throughout the house!  ...  "
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" ...  You can sync it to other JVL speakers and have multiple speakers throughout the area to expand the party!  ...  "
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" ...  If you get more of these, you can connect them all and the music will be even louder.  ...  "
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" ...  works well with Bluetooth or direct connection to iPod.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and sync.  ...  "
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" ...  Sync and play, so easy!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought to replace a previous one I lost somewhere as I use it to Bluetooth music from my phone when I teach cheerleading.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 18
speaker, months, worked, 6 months, one
+39%
-61%
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" ...  After about 2 weeks of use I started to notice that it wouldn’t turn on unless it was plugged in. ... I tried resetting it a couple of times before it stopped working, but nothing worked.  ...  "
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" ...  Both are completely dead!  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve had it less than one full month.  ...  "
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" ...  Only had for a year and no longer works  ...  "
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" ...  If you use it daily it will only last about 6 months.  ...  "
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" ...  The first speaker is still working well, but 50% is not a good rate of failure.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this September 1st of 2018 and 3 months later it won't recharge anymore.  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped working after a month - waste of money .  ...  "
Usage / Capacity
 15
speaker, room, bedroom, rooms, party
+93%
-7%
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" ...  We use them everywhere, in different rooms around the house, in the shower, on trips.  ...  "
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" ...  played it for 5 hrs with no plug in at a bday party in our large open basement 1200 sq ft and it worked great.  ...  "
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" ...  Thinking about another to set up 3 or 4 of them in my large garage.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for outdoor parties.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for corridos as well and reggeton being outside with the family.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as a house-warming gift for my friend who just moved into a new apt on his own.  ...  "
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" ...  I can easily connect all three of mine to play the same thing throughout the house!  ...  "
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" ...  Because you can set the speakers in different rooms of the house and have music in every room and not have to worry about hearing it just from one speaker. ... I live in a small two-bedroom condo now so I had to take down my Mackie SRM 450 speakers and my equipment.  ...  "
Service / Marketplace
 12
seller, tried, thank, returns, response
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Tried to email the seller with no response .  ...  "
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" ...  Anyway I tried contacting the seller and it’s been more than 2 weeks and no response.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: Seller has not responded to my request for a remedy to this. ... I would not recommend buying anything from this seller.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon policies have changed.  ...  "
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" ...  And apparently there is no way to email the company to try and get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  When I contacted the seller about it, they said sorry, it's past 1 month and not our responsibility. ... The told me to contact the manufacturer. ... All I can say is I'm terribly disappointed with this experience and seller.  ...  "
Usage / For Travel
 10
trip, camping, use, took, backpack
+100%
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" ...  Even brought it to both camping and hiking.  ...  "
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" ...  We use this while camping  ...  "
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" ...  My kids wanted a speaker to throw in his backpack while skiing.  ...  "
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" ...  Took on a trip to the beach.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't wait to light up the party in vacation!  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for camping.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to travel with and pair with phone!  ...  "
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" ...  We use them everywhere, in different rooms around the house, in the shower, on trips.  ...  "
Usage / Ease of Use
 10
easy to use, sync, sounds, sound, set
+100%
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" ...  Its so easy to pair with your phone  ...  "
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" ...  I love the sound and it's easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to travel with and pair with phone!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and sync.  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful sound quality and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Is very easy to set up and get started listening right away.  ...  "
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" ...  Sync and play, so easy!  ...  "
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" ...  I am NOT a speaker or sound expert, but to me It sounds great and was easy to set up.  ...  "
Body / Color
 9
wish, size, love, blue, waterproof
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I ordered him the ocean blue color, and it is SO PRETTY in person!  ...  "
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" ...  The camo is easily the dopest color scheme for this, so get camo  ...  "
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" ...  It's a nice color, seems to be well made, and she says the sound is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Color is awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the fact that it is waterproof and I love the color, more than happy with this purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Color is spot on.  ...  "
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" ...  The size and color is perfect!  ...  "
Body / Build Quality
 8
feels, feel, durable, weight, solid
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Nice weight and feel to the speaker and the materials are top notch. ... The waterproof design is great and the speaker feels very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Very durable quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker feels really solid in your hand, and doesn't feel cheaply made.  ...  "
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" ...  Very rugged feeling.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price I'm really happy with my purchase, it definitely packs a punch and it's proven to be durable.  ...  "
Service / Returns
 7
one, sent, replacement, order, new
+14%
-86%
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" ...  I had to return this product because it's stopped playing after one week.  ...  "
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" ...  The purchase is still in the return window, so the gray one is getting sent back to Amazon and I’ll order another to test.  ...  "
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" ...  And I contact the seller to exchange it but he wouldn't because the return frame has passed.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Did not work out of the box, and I have to pay to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  And apparently there is no way to email the company to try and get a replacement.  ...  "
Usage / Controls
 6
button, speaker, volume, power, lack
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Another downside is the lack of a forward/back button for music tracks.  ...  "
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" ...  After giving it to my fiancee I found the bluetooth button hanging out of the device and the rest of the buttons pressing weird.  ...  "
Software / Apps
 6
options, needs, location, features, advertised
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Do not buy until they fix the stereo software.  ...  "
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" ...  Searched the web and many of these fail within the same manner.  ...  "
Body / Fit
 6
perfectly, fits, sound, jbl, flat
+100%
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" ...  Fits anywhere and carries sound with great fidelity.  ...  "
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" ...  It's still very clearly custom made to fit the speaker perfectly, it has cardboard holders on each end keeping the speaker suspended in the middle.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits in shirt pocket but sounds almost as good as the larger JBL Charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that I can lay it flat or prop it up on its side to fit in any space.  ...  "
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" ...  Picked up the Camo version and it looks great, fits perfectly in my bicycle water bottle cage and puts out some amazing sound.  ...  "
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" ...  It will fit in your purse.  ...  "
Service / Delivery
 5
came, arrived, time, sound, good
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It arrived quickly and in good condition!  ...  "
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" ...  it came really professionally packaged, with foam and a magnetic box. ... shipping was easy and came quickly with no hassle.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery on time and good sound quality  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time and everything was as expected.  ...  "
Body / Comfort
 5
size, hand, feel, solid, price
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Hands down the best speaker for the price  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker feels really solid in your hand, and doesn't feel cheaply made.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a nice size to hold in your hand, and you can easily put it around your wrist if so desired.  ...  "
Body / Design
 4
sounds, black
+100%
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" ...  Great product looks great sounds great I can’t get enough of it!  ...  "
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" ...  Very rugged feeling.  ...  "
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" ...  For the average user, it's definitely more than enough, I love the design.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope there's a simple way to prevent this, I just haven't bothered to look.  ...  "
Usage / For Workouts
 3
bought
+100%
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" ...  I bought one for myself and my husband has taken it over for his workouts.  ...  "
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" ...  I should have bought this one first and it would have saved me more in the long run.  ...  "
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" ...  He loves it and it is running non stop.  ...  "
Sound / Frequencies
 3
bass
+100%
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" ...  To be fair I thought it would be bigger than it was but honestly the sound is amazing, lows & highs so we can't complain.  ...  "
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" ...  Most music apps have a equalizer in them so you can make adjustments on the bass and treble.  ...  "
Parts & Accessories / Cable
 3
charging, usb, que, es, cord
-100%
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" ...  However you can't use it with an aux cable.  ...  "
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" ...  I could plug it in to turn it on then remove the cable after charging to use it, but that was the only way to turn it on.  ...  "
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" ...  El unico aspecto negativo que le veo es que trae solo el cable y no el adaptador de corriente pero bueno, se puede comprar cualquiera por ahi bastante economico.  ...  "
Service / Service Centers
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I’ve emailed the company that ful-filled the order so will update if they ever care to respond  ...  "
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" ...  The told me to contact the manufacturer.  ...  "

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