Product Comparison: Bose SoundLink vs Bose SoundLink III

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Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
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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.
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
Number of speakers 2 4
Controls Buttons Buttons
LCD display No No
Wall/stand mounting No -
Battery life 10 hours 14 hours
Humidity protection No -
Product benefits Built-in speakerphone, allows you to enjoy hands-free calling Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
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.
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 -
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) -
Certifications CE cULus
MSRP 179.95 $ -
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Date first available July 30, 2013 February 6, 2014
Site of manufacturer 4.3 4.6
Overstock 3 -
Ebay 4.4 4.6
Bestbuy 4.8 -
Amazon 4.6 -

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