Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink III vs Bose Wave SoundTouch


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Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV
Bose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV
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Brand Bose Bose
Model SoundLink III Wave SoundTouch
Origin Mexico Mexico
About the product Meet the speaker that brings your music and friends together—with a style that’s all your own. The SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III is our best-performing mobile Bluetooth speaker. It plays louder and longer than its popular predecessor, with advanced Bose technologies that reproduce the fullness, clarity and depth of your music. And a colorful assortment of optional covers let you personalize your speaker. The Wave SoundTouch music system is part of an entire family of wireless products, from one-piece music systems to home theater. They all work together to play the same music in every room, or different music in different rooms. With SoundTouch, you can discover and enjoy music more effortlessly than ever before.
Depth 1.9 in. 5.6 in.
Height 5.1 in. 8.7 in.
Width 9.6 in. 14.6 in.
Weight 3.03 pound 9.9 pound
Controls Buttons Remote control
Product benefits Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust There’s also a CD player and AM/FM radio tuner. So you can hear whatever you want with room-filling Wave® sound—all from an easy-to-use system with a fresh, updated design.
LCD display No Yes
Bluetooth transmission range (max) 30 feets -
Battery life 14 hours -
Number of speakers 4 2
Material Plastic/Metal Plastic
Color Silver/Black Black
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) Yes Yes
Features Pairs easily with your smartphone, iPad or other Bluetooth devices. The speaker remembers the most recent six devices you've used, so reconnecting is even simpler. Waveguide speaker technology delivers deep, high-performance sound, Free app transforms your phone into your music remote control
Micro USB Yes Yes
AUX in Yes Yes
Certifications cULus CE
Manufacturer link https://www.bose.com/en_us/support/products/wireless_speakers_support/soundlink-bluetooth-speaker-iii.html#SupportTabs_tab0 https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/wave-soundtouch-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab1
Product manuals https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/support/pdfs/soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_iii/Soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_III_qsg_multi.pdf https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/global/products/speakers/wave_soundtouch_music_system_iv/pdf/wave_st_iv_pdf_ownersguide_ML.pdf
Date first available February 6, 2014 September 10, 2015
Reviews https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/wave-soundtouch-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab999
FAQ https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/wave-soundtouch-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab3
Site of manufacturer 4.6 4.3
Ebay 4.6 -
Music services supported - Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, iHeart RADIO, SiriusXM, iTunes, Tunein
Audio formats supported - MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless
Accessories - Remote, USB cable, AC power cord, SoundTouch pedestal
Ethernet jack - Yes
MiniJack (3.5 mm) - Yes
USB - Yes
Manufacturer warranty - 1 year(s)
MSRP - 599.95 $
Amazon - 4.7

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