Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink vs Bose SoundLink III


General Specifications
Brand
Bose
Bose
Model
SoundLink
SoundLink III
Origin
Mexico
Mexico
About the product
Just because it’s small doesn’t mean it has to sound that way. The SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker II delivers full sound with dramatically deeper lows than you’d expect from a speaker that fits in the palm of your hand. And because it’s wireless and ultra-compact, it’s easy to take Bose sound anywhere. The built-in speakerphone lets you take calls out loud with clear sound. And voice prompts make Bluetooth pairing easy. Plays unplugged for hours and can be charged from most USB power sources.
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
2.3 in.
1.9 in.
Height
2 in.
5.1 in.
Width
7.1 in.
9.6 in.
Weight
1.5 pound
3.03 pound
Material
Plastic
Plastic/Metal
Color
Black
Silver/Black

Bose SoundLink

Bose SoundLink III

Bose SoundLink

Bose SoundLink III

Audio
Number of speakers
2
4

Bose SoundLink

Bose SoundLink III

Details
Wall/stand mounting
No
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Battery life
10 hours
14 hours
Product benefits
Built-in speakerphone, allows you to enjoy hands-free calling
Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
Humidity protection
No
Bluetooth transmission range (max)
30 feets
30 feets
Features
Ultra-compact, 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.

Bose SoundLink

Bose SoundLink III

Bose SoundLink

Bose SoundLink III

Interfaces
Ethernet jack
No
NFC
No
Card slot
No
Mini Line-in
Yes
MiniJack (3.5 mm)
Yes
Micro USB
Yes
Yes
USB
No
Optical S/PDIF
No
AUX in
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
Yes
Yes
Wi-Fi band(s)
No
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
cULus
Other Information
MSRP
179.95 $
Product manuals
https://static.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/255001.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
Date first available
July 30, 2013
February 6, 2014
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.3
4.6
Overstock
3
Ebay
4.4
4.6
Bestbuy
4.8
Amazon
4.6

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