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Loud music by the pool is a summertime staple. Why not have a speaker that can play your favorite songs with impressive sound quality while you tan by the water?
This JBL FLIP 5 speaker is IPX7 waterproof certified, so even a quick dip in the pool won't stop your party. Additionally, with 12 hours of battery life, you don't have to worry about this speaker running out of battery life.
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