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JBL Flip 5 review

Key features
  • Portable speaker
Reviewed

The JBL Flip 5 is a cylindrical portable Bluetooth speaker that looks ideal for taking to a picnic or campsite. It's waterproof, so should be equally at home in the garden, on a picnic or at the beach, even if it rains. But crucially, does this wireless speaker sound any good? And how long does its battery last? We sent it to the Which? test lab to find out. Read our expert review for the full verdict.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's the sound like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Test results

The overall Which? test score is made up of the following star ratings, all determined by our rigorous lab tests.

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£89.99
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Argos
£99.99
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£119.98
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£119.99
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We have tested 145 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 30 Best Buys.
Range of Wireless, smart and Bluetooth speaker scores
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    Lowest score
  2. 60%
    Average score
  3. 88%
    Highest score
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