Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink III vs Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Ultimate Ears Megaboom Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker
Ultimate Ears Megaboom Wireless Mobile Bluetooth Speaker
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Brand Bose Ultimate Ears
Controls Buttons Buttons
Depth 1.9 in. 3.3 in.
Site of manufacturer 4.6 4.2
Certifications cULus -
Height 5.1 in. 8.9 in.
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Model SoundLink III Megaboom
Origin Mexico -
Product manuals -
Width 9.6 in. 3.3 in.
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. PartyUp from Ultimate Ears lets you connect wirelessly to up to 150+ Ultimate Ears speakers using the Ultimate Ears app***, so you can take your parties everywhere. Caves. Mountains. Lakes. Rooftops. You name it. So grab your friend’s speakers and your friend’s friend’s speakers and head to any location you can dream up to take the party to a whole new level.
Date first available February 6, 2014 April 1, 2015
Ebay 4.6 4.5
Weight 3.03 pound 1.93 pound
Product benefits Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust Shockproof
LCD display No No
Micro USB Yes Yes
Bluetooth transmission range (max) 30 feets 30 feets
AUX in Yes Yes
Battery life 14 hours 20 hours
Number of speakers 4 2
Material Plastic/Metal Rubber
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. 360-degree sound, IPX7, Pair Up to PartyUp, support Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile (HFP1.5)
Manufacturer warranty - 2 year(s)
MSRP - 299.99 $
NFC - Yes
Humidity protection - Yes
Walmart - 4.2
Bestbuy - 4.7
Amazon - 4.1
Operating systems supported (for stored files) - Android Jellybean and higher
Music services supported - Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn
Accessories - Micro USB cable

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