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Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II Aquatic Blue

9.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
998
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
28
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354.33 meters
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Review Summary - 970 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Sound Quality
 475
speaker, bose, sounds, speakers, small
+98%
-2%
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" ...  The sound is great and the range from music device is better than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds great, easy to setup  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound, easy to link phones to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome sound, just wish that I could adjust the bass and treble for when listen to talk radio.  ...  "
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" ...  Has good connectivity and sound quality  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome we love our Bose - great sound from a little speaker  ...  "
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" ...  This speaker is so good and potable.  ...  "
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" ...  LOVE this speaker! ... It has amazing volume and a clear sound and it is so easy to connect to.  ...  "
Volume
 133
sound, loud, small, love this speaker, volume
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Small and sounds great.  ...  "
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" ...  These speakers really can't be beat for pumping great sound in a radius of about 20 feet outside, in a medium sized room, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound out of this little speaker!  ...  "
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" ...  I love this Bose speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  it appears to last longer at low volumes.  ...  "
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" ...  Speaker works exceptionally well.  ...  "
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" ...  Packs a lot of sound in a little speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this little speaker!  ...  "
Battery Life
 86
charge, battery life, hours, long, lasts
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Outstanding battery life too!  ...  "
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" ...  Charge lasts a good while too.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs up easy, battery lasts hours before needing recharge.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to connect and lasts for hours on a single charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it tells you if your batteries life is high medium or low.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds a charge for a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent sound, the battery has a long life too.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd say I easily get the reported hours of battery life promised, but it does seem odd that medium doesn't truly seem to indicate it's in the middle of its battery life.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 77
speaker, bose, speakers, sound, great sound
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Can't wait to get another to have a pair.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy Bluetooth setup that automatically connects to the smartphone when turned on.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved the Bose SoundlinkColor Bluetooth speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  This Blutooth speaker is Awesome!  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth has a excellent range.  ...  "
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" ...  Works Great for an outdoor Bluetooth speaker  ...  "
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" ...  Easy download for Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  I downloaded pandora on her phone, synced it with the bose via the Bluetooth which was easy.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 74
connect, connects, paired, bluetooth, via
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Many people can connect at the same time and share their songs.  ...  "
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" ...  It sounds great in my 30x40 shop paired with mi i pad and Pandora.  ...  "
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" ...  When active or playing music and your phone rings it will alert you through the speaker, nice feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to sync to smartphone.  ...  "
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" ...  use with ipod, ipad, tablet .  ...  "
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" ...  Good thing also is that you can be connected with two cell phones at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  Much much better to sink with the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting it to one of my phones or laptop or iPod is extremely easy.  ...  "
Size
 70
portable, size, small, speaker, compact
+100%
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" ...  Good things do come in small packages!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the size.  ...  "
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" ...  Great traveling size.  ...  "
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" ...  Just the right size and convenient to carry with me!  ...  "
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" ...  This small speaker is absolutely the best for the $$$$$.  ...  "
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" ...  Great Sound and not too bulky  ...  "
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" ...  This is the small one.  ...  "
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" ...  We use it everywhere!  ...  "
Price
 64
sound, money, worth, worth the money, value
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Superior sound great price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound, not so great price.  ...  "
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" ...  You should price check because sometimes it's cheaper anywhere else  ...  "
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" ...  Great size and price.  ...  "
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" ...  In my opinion you cant beat a Bose.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price  ...  "
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" ...  It's worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  great sound quality and decent price!  ...  "
Charging
 58
charging, speaker, battery, plugged, lasts
+47%
-53%
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" ...  does not charge well. ... I need to unplug it several times before it connects properly to charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Dead,not working, and charged.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had it charging overnight and it will not power on.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s ridiculous that it doesn’t come with it’s own power supply to charge it.  ...  "
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" ...  No lights, no voice response, no indication of charging after multiple times leaving it plugged in to charge and moving it multiple times to other outlets to make sure that was not the problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this item after weighing the majority of the 4-5 star reviews vs the battery issues and lack of supplied wall charger complaints of the 1 star reviews thinking that was a minoritity. ... I figured maybe it had absolutely zero pre charge, which would of been annoying but at least solvable. ... After doing more research online I found these not working out of the box, or failing shortly after initially charging very few times is widespread.  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATE: after 3 hours of charging, it was still dead.  ...  "
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" ...  Stopped accepting a charge less than a year after purchase.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 57
easy, easy to set, use, great sound, sounds
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Unsurpassed quality, easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound, easy to link phones to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Even though it was pretty simple to set up I feel that a few more directions would be helpful for the person setting one up for the first time as a blue tooth.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to install the app from iTunes and Bluetooth it to begin to enjoy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to set up and use.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an older one and this one is more sleek and buttons easier to use .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
As Gift
 49
loves, birthday, husband, christmas, loved
+100%
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" ...  Gave this to my daughter for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  A great gift idea!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought my second one cuz I like my first one so much, so now my son in law has one too.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this as a birthday gift for my husband.  ...  "
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" ...  Gift for a family member.  ...  "
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" ...  A great gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought one for my grand-daughter on her 17th birthday, and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  This was a gift for my sister and she LOVED it .  ...  "
Water Resistance
 37
pool, water resistant, water, shower, speaker
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I can take to the beach and indoors.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like that it's weather proof.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a great speaker and I take it everywhere, including the beach.  ...  "
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" ...  I can't wait to bring it to the pool or beach.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the beach!  ...  "
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" ...  I love that it's waterproof so I can put it safely on the shower rack.  ...  "
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" ...  I am planning to bring it to trips and to the beach.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the perfect indoor and pool speaker.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 35
speaker, working, stopped working, dead, died
+26%
-74%
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" ...  It stopped working within two months.  ...  "
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" ...  Was so excited to have this and it just quit. ... Noticed several others have had problems with theirs quitting.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker and the 2 out of 2 have pooped out within 6 months. ... however, doesn't work beyond six months.  ...  "
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" ...  It has been working great until yesterday when it died at all.  ...  "
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" ...  for three days until it stops functioning altogether.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my daughter for Christmas and it just quit working!  ...  "
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" ...  no warning just shuts down!  ...  "
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" ...  The first one I had stopped working for no apparent reason soon after I purchased it. ... In less than a year the second one stopped working too.  ...  "
Capacity
 34
house, speaker, sound, throughout the house, kitchen
+100%
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" ...  My daughter uses it at her college house.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a nice, compact speaker with plenty of power for a normal room, an RV or similar situations.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought a second one for larger parties.  ...  "
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" ...  Family fighting over who gets to connect to the Bose!  ...  "
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" ...  We use it everywhere!  ...  "
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" ...  Great to bring outdoors on our patio. ... We're also planning on taking with us on our motor home for use both inside and outside.  ...  "
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" ...  I carry it all around the house!  ...  "
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" ...  Great to use in the classroom and open areas.  ...  "
Bass
 33
sound, bose, base, speaker, small speaker
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Nice sound quality, however my Bose Mini Soundlink has much better bass!  ...  "
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" ...  Great Bose sound, plenty of bass for me, and gets pretty loud.  ...  "
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" ...  The bass is a little over the top when settings are flat but it does sound good when I cut the bass out in my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I travel with this and use it in hotels quite a bit, I place it close to a wall so the bass reverberates and provides better sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The original Mini II has better base, and for really full sound I'd go for the Harmon-Kardon Onyx (at 2X the price) but overall a good unit and expect it to last as most Bose speakers never die (I have 30 year old Bose 3.1 shelf speakers that still get it done in the garage!  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome clarity and base 👌🏻  ...  "
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" ...  A little too much bass, but other than that this is a very good speaker and puts out a lot of sound.  ...  "
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" ...  fantastic sound and decent bass out of this tiny speaker.  ...  "
For Kids
 26
bought, daughter, son, birthday, year old
+100%
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" ...  Bought this for my son who uses it when he works out .  ...  "
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" ...  Gave this to my daughter for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  My mom loved this!  ...  "
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" ...  My wife loves it  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my oldest Grandson to help with his music creation.  ...  "
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" ...  MY son Loves this hes wanted one of these for a while so i surprised him with it for his birthday .  ...  "
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" ...  Bought one for my grand-daughter on her 17th birthday, and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my granddaughter's 13th birthday, and she loved it!  ...  "
For Travel
 24
travel, trips, traveling, camping, listen
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Awesome especially when traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  We took it camping so we can watch movies at night and its perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  This will be her best accessory for the beach.  ...  "
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" ...  ) easy enough to pack for a weekend trip too.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered the carrying case and the two together are great for traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  I went on a trip recently and I wanted something compact to listen to tunes with.  ...  "
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" ...  I am planning to bring it to trips and to the beach.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also use it while traveling.  ...  "
Marketplace
 24
expected, amazon, works, product, new
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I never leave Amazon reviews and I order 5-10 times a month but I felt really inclined to leave this review.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Came recommended from a friend and would purchase again!  ...  "
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" ...  These are the exact questions I asked myself, and I’m so glad I ordered this product!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what i expected.  ...  "
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" ...  They stand behind their product and sent me a brand new one.  ...  "
Design
 19
looks, red, black, sound, love
+100%
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" ...  It's not a bright red more a coral color but I love it.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks great on my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like the color and size because they fit well in any room as a decoration that isn't too obnoxious.  ...  "
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" ...  Everybody always looks at it .  ...  "
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" ...  I get compliments.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than the color it's awesome!!  ...  "
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" ...  the plastic looks cheap but it is made very well and sound is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice grippy material.  ...  "
Setup
 17
set, easy, one, instructions, easy to setup
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Sounds great, easy to setup  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is excellent, the setup easy.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Better set up.  ...  "
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" ...  My answer to my own question is that it was so simple to setup speaker seconds literally.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting is a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  In addition to the Bose Connect app, the instructions were clear to get the system started.  ...  "
Color
 15
love the color, love, sound, red, perfect
+93%
-7%
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" ...  The color link that I bought him is even better.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound, and love the color!  ...  "
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" ...  The red color is orange in color  ...  "
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" ...  Love this color too!  ...  "
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" ...  perfect color and love the new look!  ...  "
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" ...  Love it and the color:)  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the color. ... It's not a bright red more a coral color but I love it.  ...  "
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" ...  It was her last day of a two week camp and her birthday, and her team color was RED!  ...  "
Controls
 14
button, buttons, power button, press, hold
+29%
-71%
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" ...  The buttons on the top used to control the speakers cannot be felt to tell what they are in the dark.  ...  "
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" ...  When connected to a power source, and, with the Auto-Off feature disabled, the speaker still shuts off at low volume levels.  ...  "
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" ...  Now for the annoyances: The on/off, Bluetooth, and volume up+ and down- buttons are harder to press than on the original. ... The thing that bugs me the most is that they are VERY poorly marked--the icons are pale and almost impossible to see, so you have to look hard at them when you want to adjust something, until you know their placement and can do it by memory!  ...  "
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" ...  You have to press and hold to turn the volume up or down. ... UPDATE: After having it for a few days, when you push on the volume up/down button, there is an indicator light that blinks ONCE for each level of increase/decrease of sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Hold power button no use. ... Press and hold power button ---> NOPE. ... Just the unit decided to die (completely non-responsive to power button) NO LIGHTS when connected to power. ... After pressing the Lazarus (3 dots) button then it came back to live. ... The power button should control power. ... There is something clearly missing from the user interface people. ... Hopefully the Lazarus button fixes most of the issues with this unit. ... Bose should consider making the power button into Lazarus button given that it is a software thing that can be fixed with a program.  ...  "
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" ...  would not connect to my Iphone and there were so many buttons and so small I could not read or see them .  ...  "
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" ...  Having volume problems at 75% of scale no sound at 100 you can here it .  ...  "
Product As Described
 13
works, product, exactly, described, better
+100%
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" ...  Received as described.  ...  "
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" ...  works as stated  ...  "
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" ...  Better than I expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Product as described  ...  "
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" ...  One old version I love and another one of these in black that works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  just what I expected  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what i expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, exactly as described.  ...  "
Build Quality
 13
durable, durability, water, rugged, plastic
+92%
-8%
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" ...  I like the fact that the outer shell is covered with silicone.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought a case for it as well so the charger and unit can be stored in the same case.  ...  "
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" ...  A very nice and durable piece of equipment that is a must have.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't had it long, so can't comment on durability.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is long lasting and it is also fairly rugged.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice grippy material.  ...  "
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" ...  Also very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the case to go along with it and keep it safe.  ...  "
Apps
 12
bose, use, thing, sound, google
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I can also use the app to control the phones that it is unsung!  ...  "
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" ...  i love it work very good for my application  ...  "
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" ...  Got it hooked up to Bluetooth via my Alexa app.  ...  "
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" ...  The Sound: Extremely easy to connect to your tablet or smart phone, using the Bose connect app. ... It also has a great feature which links to Siri, if you apple products, enabling you to utilise all the offerings such as voice commands.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to install the app from iTunes and Bluetooth it to begin to enjoy.  ...  "
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" ...  I appreciate it DOES NOT require an app that needs permissions to run and access to things like your contacts, location, all your photos like some other companies do. ... However, Bose does have an OPITIONAL app IF you want use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Has an app for pairing.  ...  "
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" ...  Works super with Pandora.  ...  "
Call quality
 11
music, voice, sound, hear, call
+64%
-36%
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" ...  The voice coming from it is terrible but not a big deal when you have good sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker provides very clear sound when listening to music or lectures.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that is a mic for voice prompts. ... The voice prompt tells you how much battery left once you turn it on.  ...  "
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" ...  When active or playing music and your phone rings it will alert you through the speaker, nice feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Using now for cellphone, music, and other assorted experiments off his phone.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
one, arrived, works, quickly, packaging
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Received as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker arrived quickly and works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Packaging and delivery was spot on.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived promptly and works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick delivery and all was perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  I explained the problem to Amazon and they were wonderful and shipped me another one.  ...  "
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" ...  Secondly the packaging it came in is sleek and modern.  ...  "
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" ...  The item shipped quickly, was a reasonable price and of good quality.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  354.33 meters
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes 
NFC:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Yes
BLUETOOTH
Yes
NFC
Yes
USB
354.33 meters
SIZE