Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink Color vs Bose SoundLink III

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Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
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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.
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
Number of speakers 2 4
Controls Buttons Buttons
LCD display No No
Battery life 8 hours 14 hours
Humidity protection Yes -
Product benefits 30 minutes auto-off setting Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
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 -
NFC Yes -
MiniJack (3.5 mm) Yes -
Micro USB Yes Yes
AUX in Yes Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) Yes Yes
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) -
Certifications CE cULus
MSRP 129.95 $ -
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Site of manufacturer 3.9 4.6
Newegg 5 -
Ebay 4.9 4.6
Bestbuy 4.7 -
Amazon 4.5 -
Date first available - February 6, 2014

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