JBL Flip Essential 2 vs LG XBOOM Go PL7 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Let's compare the JBL Flip Essential 2 and the LG XBOOM Go PL7 and take a closer look at the differences. With the year of publication 2022 the Flip Essential 2 is newer than the XBOOM Go PL7 from the year 2021.
Size and weight
The two devices differ in their dimensions. The smaller a loudspeaker is, the more practical it is in use, of course.
- JBL Flip Essential 2: 7.0 cm x 17.5 cm x 6.8 cm
- LG XBOOM Go PL7: 9.8 cm x 24.5 cm x 9.8 cm
The battery life is shorter with the JBL Flip Essential 2 with up to 10,0 hours than with the LG XBOOM Go PL7. There the battery life is up to 24,0 hours. In practice, the specification of the battery life can often be somewhat lower, since the manufacturers specify the maximum possible performance. In comparison the JBL Flip Essential 2 with 3,0 hours has a shorter loading time than the LG XBOOM Go PL7 with 5,0 hours. The battery capacity at the JBL Flip Essential 2 with 3250 mah is lower than at the LG XBOOM Go PL7, where the capacity is 3900 mah.
Both speakers are waterproof. The JBL Flip Essential 2 is certified with IP67. With the LG XBOOM Go PL7 a IPX5 certification is present.
The LG XBOOM Go PL7 can be used as powerbank. With the Powerbank function, other devices can be charged via USB using the speaker. Of course, this is at the expense of the battery life of the speaker.
The performance is the JBL Flip Essential 2 at 20 Watt. The LG XBOOM Go PL7 has a power of 30 Watt.
Light effects are only offered by the JBL Flip Essential 2. But this is only an optical difference. The light effects have no effect on the sound. The LG XBOOM Go PL7 there are colored light effects.