JBL Clip

Portable Bluetooth® speaker (Red)

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Use the carbiner-style clip to hook the JBL Clip to your gear (speaker pictured in red).

Grab, clip, and go

Just as you would expect from its name, the compact, lightweight JBL Clip easily hooks to your bag, backpack, or belt loop, so you can play your music anywhere. Now you've got an instant upgrade to your phone's internal speaker, everywhere you go. Wirelessly pair your mobile device via Bluetooth or connect the Clip's built-in stereo mini cable into the headphone jack. The mini cable conveniently reels into the speaker's back panel when not in use, so you don't have to keep track of a separate cord.

Built-in speakerphone

If a call comes through while you're listening to tunes, hit the play button to talk hands-free. The Clip has a built-in microphone so both you and your caller will enjoy a clear conversation.

Made for moving around

The strong, carabiner-style clip is rugged, yet easy to open and fasten. It's built of the same rubber material that encases the entire speaker, giving it a durable look and feel. All-in-all, the JBL Clip is a great companion for whatever adventure you have planned.

Product Highlights:

  • built-in Bluetooth streams music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet, or other compatible device
  • wireless range: 30 feet
  • solid rubber carabiner-style clip
  • internal microphone for hands-free wireless speakerphone operation
  • attached 10.5" cable with 3.5mm mini connector to plug into portable devices
  • built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery lasts up to 5 hours
  • USB mini input for charging
  • USB Type A to USB mini charging cable included
  • 4-1/4"W x 3-1/2"H x 1-11/16"D
  • weight: 5.3 ounces
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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JBL Clip is great!

Written By Jeff, Seattle, WA on Monday, July 27, 2015

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I think the JBL Clip is a great product. I use to provide music when I workout in my garage gym or whenever I want a little personal music (the kids monopolize the TV and stereo ). I like the compact design and portability. Easy to pair, good sound and volume - at a great price.

Pros: Great value and we'll built - easy to use.

Cons: One speaker but that is expected in this size and price

JBL...just better loud

Written By Frankonwheels, Florida on Sunday, July 26, 2015

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This little beauty does everything it's expected to and does it well. Sound is exceptional, battery life acceptable, and it's loud enough for outdoor use. Bluetooth pairing is simple and never fails.

Pros: You name it...

Cons: Nuttin'

great speaker for people who do not like ear buds

Written By Anonymous, Arizona on Monday, July 20, 2015

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I bought this for my dad and he loves it. he asked me to find him something that would allow him to play his music as well as receive phone calls and I thought this would fit the bill and it does. He was like a little kid with it. He called me right away to tell me about it and to show/listen to how well it worked. He is not usually so enthusiastic about gadgets but this one he was. He is able to attach it to his belt or his vehicle and it plays loud enough for him to hear it even without his hearing aids.

Pros: small and fairly loud for its size. can be clipped to most things making it easier to keep track of.

Cons: not the best at noise cancellation and at times can pick up feedback .

LOVE IT!

Written By Linda.D, the Washington, DC Area on Sunday, July 19, 2015

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I love everything about this JBL Portable Bluetooth Speaker...it's portable convenience, sound and look! Even though my Kindle Fire is not bluetooth-ready, I can use the attached plug to get the same great level of sound. I gave one to my grown nephew for his birthday and he loved it too!

Pros: You will love this all around product! it was delivered in two days as promised!

Cons: None

Small, practical and affordable

Written By Mars, Texas on Sunday, July 19, 2015

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Nice small wireless speaker. It is loud enough to listen good music, but it gets some distortion if too loud. The clip is fine, but one will may find difficult to attach to some places, small aperture. Battery life is good under normal use.

Pros: Small, Well built, loud enough for good music (no beating)

Cons: clip aperture may be too small

Great little speaker for personal use

Written By Jeff, Iowa on Wednesday, July 08, 2015

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Bought this for my daughter to use for better sound than her iPod allowed. I don't think she has put it down since. Very portable, good sound and not a bad price

Pros: Portability, price

Great

Written By vikingsfan, Wisconsin on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

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Great produce

Pros: Great Product

Cons: None

JBL Clip

Written By EdD, port charlotte, FL on Wednesday, July 01, 2015

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Fantastic sound from a small speaker. Cool design and color (purple).

Pros: Built in clip.

JBL Clip

Written By KG, California on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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This is a great product. I bought this to use as a sound system for the car and for a wedding. It's really great.

Pros: + Small + Loud + Easy to connect to devices + Good battery length

Cons: - Just be warned that if there's too great a distance between the speaker and the device (ipad, etc.) that the sound quality will deteriorate. That said, it's pretty far distance. Check the product details for more information.

Jb clip

Written By Tres222, Berlin MD on Sunday, June 14, 2015

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The speaker is well made. The speaker is very light. The charging cord comes with it . There is a connection aux jack as well. The blue tooth hooked up to my iphone5s easily. The thing rocks and just get two, they daisy chain and sound loud with out taking up any space. The clip worked on a thick strap too. The went on sale no sooner than I bought mine. Well worth the higher price.

Pros: Light , small, powerful

Cons: Easy to miss place.

JBL Clip

Written By Tic-Toc, Painted Post, NY on Friday, May 29, 2015

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For the size, this little speaker rocks!

Pros: Portabllity

Great sound

Written By Anonymous, Eau Claire , MI. on Friday, May 08, 2015

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Device hooked right uo to bluetooth and the sound is great. You can also hook it up through your headphone jack.

great speaker

Written By rene, owensboro, ky on Sunday, April 26, 2015

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I bought this speaker to place inside my hard hat while working and it is exactly what I needed. Perfect size, I just wish it was a little louder

Pros: Small, portable and reasonably priced. Great for on the job

Cons: Not very loud

Great Product

Written By Ankur, NJ on Monday, April 20, 2015

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I love this speaker. My company gave this as a Christmas gift. My dad liked it and i ordered one for him.

Pros: Great sound and volume

Cons: Battery dries up quickly

Clip and go

Written By Brian, Crown point in. on Friday, March 27, 2015

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Great for the price. Sounds good

Pros: Small and clip

Cons: Lacks some bass but expected from size

bang for your buck

Written By GLENN, Hawaii on Monday, March 23, 2015

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JBL CLIP IS THE BOMB,JBL SPEAKERS HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY CHOICE WEATHER BIG OR small. even my friends . had good comments about this speaker.

Pros: would recommend

Cons: none

JBL CLIP

Written By Bee, TINIAN,MP on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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The search is over! Excellent sound and perfect size for everydays work. I love this JBL CLIP. JBL you guys rock!... Hands down.

JBL Clip

Written By Anonymous, liberal ks on Friday, February 06, 2015

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Love this speaker

Pros: Louder than I thought it would be

Cons: None

JBL doesn't dissapoint

Written By Rogue 6, Oregon on Sunday, February 01, 2015

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I've had a few JBL products in the past with mixed success but this little guy is a real hit. I'm very pleased with the design and feel of the product. It's light but sturdy. It's easy to operate and there is very minimal interference in signal quality as I've experienced with some JBL products. The speaker is not going to blow you away but it serves its niche perfectly for portability and providing great background noise to parties and small gatherings. Having listened to the Flip 2, i was more impressed with the sound quality from that unit but for me it really comes down to portability. The Clip is just way easier to store in a laptop bag and have on the go compared to the Flip.

Pros: Portable Great Design Battery Life

Cons: Distortion if you push it too hard.

Big Bang for the buck

Written By Anonymous, Green Bay, Wi on Sunday, January 25, 2015

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I was totally impressed when I opened up the package. This speaker is very well built and VERY easy to use. I have read other reviews and seen the a lot of people didn't like how small the clip was, but it was an easy fix by using a bigger clip like one you would see on the end of a dog leash. This is a great little speak with big sound for a small amount of money!

Pros: Great sound and easy to use!

Cons: Clip is small

Jeff

Written By Jeff, Oregon on Friday, January 16, 2015

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Good Quality sound and sturdy build.

Very happy

Written By Guettld, Orlando on Friday, January 09, 2015

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Very pleased with the speakers. I purchased 3 for my older kid's. They were thrilled. Great quality and value. Very happy with Crutchfield.

Great little speaker! it.

Written By Anonymous, West Salem Illinois on Sunday, January 04, 2015

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Very easy to use.

JBL clip speaker

Written By Planet_marz, Orlando on Monday, December 29, 2014

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Gave my teenage son for his Christmas. He loves the music on demand wherever he goes, in his bedroom, poolside and hanging out with his friends.

Pros: Portability

Cons: Non

JBL Clip - excellent!

Written By MattM, Massachusetts on Monday, December 29, 2014

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JBL Clip was easy to sync, has a great durable design and good sound quality. The clip is very useful for attaching to belt loop, bags or really anywhere. We use it to get tunes out to the hot tub!

Pros: Portable, good quality.

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Written By Ryan R, San Antonio on Sunday, December 28, 2014

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Got for my wife for a Christmas gift even though she's not into electronics. She loves it she can take it with her on her bike rides. Portable and loud, easy to use. Bluetooth to both Apple and Android, with no problems.

Pros: All good

Cons: None

jbl clip is hip

Written By Bobolynx, Stamford ct on Thursday, December 25, 2014

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Absolutely the best portable speaker out there! I have used the previous model clipped to my belt for the last year and a half and enjoyed nothing but clean articulated sound. I thought that the experience is so great that I purchased the new clip model for both of my sons. Same great tone with a built in clip that can go anywhere, note the metal grille can take a beating.Gets loud,easy to pair, 3.5mm cable connection, hours on a charge, Fun!

JBL Clip Bluetooth speaker

Written By Todd B, Boston MA on Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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For the price I don't think you can beat it. Portability,and connectivity are a plus. Don't let the size fool you, it can put out some decent levels of volume. Sound quality is decent for being such a small single speaker. Battery life is ok.

Pros: Price, portability, volume.

Cons: Single speaker

JBL Lite

Written By Frankonwheels, Orlando, FL on Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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Wow, what else can you say? As Bluetooth speakers go, this one sounds amazingly accurate and natural, with the vocals sometimes sounding uncanny. There is no true bass, as is to be expected from a speaker so small, but the mid-bass is smooth, tight and articulate. The Bluetooth pairing has worked simply and without fail, and the battery life is more than satisfactory while being dependent on the volume you listen to. This speaker makes me happy and content when I listen to music through it...nuff said.

Pros: Pretty much every darn aspect you can mention...it's the full monty.

Cons: Not a thing, ladies & dudes.

I want another

Written By Joeb, North Carolina on Sunday, December 07, 2014

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Great little speaker. I use this to listen to music while working. I am thinking about purchasing a second one since they can be daisy chained.

LOVE IT!

Written By AbbyB., Louisiana on Wednesday, December 03, 2014

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I got this for my 65 yr old dad, who is not very "tech savvy", however, after going over the key functions with him, he was able to use it like a pro! The sound quality is ridiculously awesome for something so small. The phone feature is even cooler! My dad is painter & he always has so much trouble trying to get his phone out of his pocket when working, so having the ability to answer calls is just perfect. Not only does the phone feature work, the sound is great!

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What's in the box?

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  • Bluetooth portable speaker
  • 12" USB charging cable Quick Start Guide
  • Important Safety Instructions

Features and Specs

Features
Weather-resistant No
Waterproof No
Speakerphone Mic Yes
NFC Touch Pairing No

Product Research

Features

Bluetooth 3.0 The JBL Clip is a self-powered Bluetooth (v.3.0) portable speaker that is ideal for your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as your Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, Windows PC, Mac computer or other Bluetooth certified devices. The JBL Clip supports Bluetooth audio streaming (A2DP 1.2) and Bluetooth hands-free communication (HFP 1.6), as well as a simple pairing procedure.

  • Simple Secure Pairing: A single button press pairs your Bluetooth-enabled device with the Clip speaker. Once paired, the JBL Clip will automatically re-connect with your device when in wireless range (up to 33').
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming (A2DP): The JBL Clip portable speaker streams stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as your smartphone, tablet, computer, laptop, or other device. You'll be able to control Play, Pause, and Skip functions from the speaker. You will need to continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device for advanced music navigation and to view song/artist information.
  • Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication (HFP): The JBL Clip has a built-in microphone so you can use it as a hands-free speaker phone. Use the Clip to answer phone calls, talk on Skype, or with Facetime. A long press of the call-answer button will activate the voice command feature of your smartphone (if applicable). You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to view video calls, manually enter phone number, and control advanced phone functions.
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the JBL Clip.

Portable Design: The JBL Clip is lightweight, rugged, and comes with a built-in carabiner letting you hook it easily to whatever clothes you're wearing or backpack you're shouldering.

Aux Input: In addition to built-in Bluetooth, the JBL Clip is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of almost any portable audio player with a headphone output.

Daisy Chain: You can daisy chain two JBL Clip speakers together for more sound. Each speaker will output the same audio signal (not stereo).

Rechargeable Battery: The JBL Clip Bluetooth speaker has a built-in Lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery (3.7V/600mAh) that provides up to five hours of playback time. You can easily recharge the battery using the included USB cable and a free USB port on your computer or 3rd party AC/USB adapter (sold separately). Charging time is approximately 2 hours.

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