Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink Color vs Bose SoundLink III


General Specifications
Brand
Bose
Bose
Model
SoundLink Color
SoundLink III
Origin
Mexico
Mexico
About the product
The SoundLink Color speaker suits your active, mobile lifestyle. The body is constructed of durable materials, and its rounded, compact shape fits easily into your bag or backpack. The speaker can connect to two Bluetooth devices at the same time, letting you switch between them quickly—when the first device stops playing, the second can start.
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.
Product Dimentions
Depth
2.25 in.
1.9 in.
Height
5.25 in.
5.1 in.
Width
5 in.
9.6 in.
Weight
1.2 pound
3.03 pound
Material
Silicon
Plastic/Metal
Color
Black (also available in 4 colors)
Silver/Black

Bose SoundLink Color

Bose SoundLink III

Bose SoundLink Color

Bose SoundLink III

Audio
Number of speakers
2
4

Bose SoundLink Color

Bose SoundLink III

Details
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Battery life
8 hours
14 hours
Product benefits
30 minutes auto-off setting
Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
Humidity protection
Yes
-
Bluetooth transmission range (max)
30 feets
30 feets
Features
Voice prompts
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.
Accessories
USB charging cable
-

Bose SoundLink Color

Bose SoundLink III

Bose SoundLink Color

Bose SoundLink III

Interfaces
NFC
Yes
-
MiniJack (3.5 mm)
Yes
-
Micro USB
Yes
Yes
AUX in
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
Yes
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
-
Certifications
CE
cULus
Other Information
MSRP
129.95 $
-
Manufacturer link
https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundlink-color-bluetooth-speaker-ii.html#ProductTabs_tab1
https://www.bose.com/en_us/support/products/wireless_speakers_support/soundlink-bluetooth-speaker-iii.html#SupportTabs_tab0
Product manuals
https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/global/products/speakers/soundlink_color_ii/pdf/soundlink_color_ii_PDF_ownersguide_ML.pdf
https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/support/pdfs/soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_iii/Soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_III_qsg_multi.pdf
Reviews
https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundlink-color-bluetooth-speaker-ii.html#ProductTabs_tab999
https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG
FAQ
https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundlink-color-bluetooth-speaker-ii.html#ProductTabs_tab2
https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG
Date first available
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February 6, 2014
Rating
Site of manufacturer
3.9
4.6
Newegg
5
-
Ebay
4.9
4.6
Bestbuy
4.7
-
Amazon
4.5
-

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