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Bose Soundwear Companion Wireless Wearable Speaker Black 771420 0010

8.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
215
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
62
354.33 meters
SIZE
Yes
BLUETOOTH
Yes
USB

Review Summary - 153 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Sound Quality
 86
hear, speakers, sound quality, listen, listening
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I haven't tried any other neck speakers, so can't compare. ... In some games I play, directionality of sound is very important, and I've found it difficult to pinpoint where sounds are coming from. ... * it's expensive -- the price of some very good headphones, but without the sound quality -- but has been worth it to me!  ...  "
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" ...  The SoundWare Companion Speaker was exactly what I was looking for with out knowing it. ... Bose definitely knows how to produce high quality sound, the waveguide technology adds another level of depth to music  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound when I talk to him.  ...  "
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" ...  All I can start is saying WOW WOW WOW, this product is a major go , the sound is AMAZING the comfert on the shoulders the same , you can hardly feel that they or there . ... I thought the sound was great from out of the box , but when i updated softwear with the bose app , that was a diffrent story , what a diffrence in sound AMAZING .  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is amazing, sound is wonderful and a delight to use.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are familiar with Bose products then you know the sound quality you are getting. ... No but there is something different and nice about having amazing sound quality and the essence of wearing headphones but still being able to hear everything around you. ... Like I said probably not something you need but definitely an enjoyable listening experience  ...  "
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" ...  I love to do housework and gardening while listening to my audio books. ... Book listening became so much more enjoyable, phone conversations went well too, but I was absolutely positively shocked when I listened to music in them .  ...  "
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" ...  I love this speaker!  ...  "
Call quality
 41
calls, phone calls, call, talk, podcasts
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Even though the TV is on I can hear the music with good clarity.  ...  "
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" ...  Love using it for my conference calls at home.  ...  "
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" ...  When used as the speaker/mic for making calls with my iPhone the sound quality is outstanding, both in send and receive mode.  ...  "
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" ...  I can easily hear surrounding sounds (like my GPS) and listen to music or use my phone at the same time - Perfect!  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound when I talk to him. ... His favorite thing is the ability to listen to podcasts from his phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It works fine in the car for music and hands free calling.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used this product to talk on my phone while riding my bicycle!  ...  "
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" ...  Also, it does a great job as a phone headset - in fact if your thinking of getting one just for calls I'd think about this thing.  ...  "
Comfort
 39
neck, ears, wear, comfortable, shoulders
+85%
-15%
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" ...  I have been using this neck speaker for a month now and it is no exaggeration to say it has improved my quality of life.  ...  "
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" ...  With Soundwear, I get a clear and loud pronunciation as well as my own recording with free hands.  ...  "
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" ...  No fatigue on your ears.  ...  "
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" ...  Perhaps, raise the neck areas the speaker becomes closer  ...  "
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" ...  I personally like the design (even if it does look a little like a neck pillow as some have said) because its simple and non-intrusive.  ...  "
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" ...  In the beginning I was looking for my earplugs .  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, they sound great, but combine that with them being incredibly comfortable to the point that they "disappear" after awhile: I 100% forget that I'm wearing them after just a few minutues.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing experience - much more comfortable than earbud or earphone!  ...  "
Volume
 27
hear, loud, others, loud enough, volumes
+74%
-26%
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" ...  The sound is excellent at both low and high volume.  ...  "
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" ...  The SoundWare Companion Speaker was exactly what I was looking for with out knowing it.  ...  "
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" ...  In the office, I can play some focus music at a low volume.  ...  "
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" ...  I love everything about this speaker  ...  "
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" ...  This is such a great speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  It creates a personal sound space around you head while at the same time can hear other talk.  ...  "
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" ...  It is clearly audible on anything but the lowest volumes to the surroundings - not as mythical as one would hope in terms of delivering the majority of sound to your ears, but it's hard to expect more at this phase.  ...  "
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" ...  I found it works better at lower volumes.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 23
connect, app, listen, soundwear, seamlessly
+87%
-13%
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" ...  I think it's a great concept and a great device.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm considering buying a Bluetooth adapter to pair with my TV so I can watch movies in the evening without waking up our daughter when she's asleep. ... I connect it to my Echo when at home and can walk all over the house doing chores and my music goes with me (excellent range!).  ...  "
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" ...  Just got this and connected to my Fire TV, flawlessly. ... Know I'd have to switch to bluetooth sooner or later.  ...  "
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" ...  Smart Assistant - Siri & Google Now with one touch  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn't disturb others while I get enjoyment with social connection.  ...  "
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" ...  His favorite thing is the ability to listen to podcasts from his phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have it connected to a pocket radio with a bluetooth transmitter to listen to the news.  ...  "
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" ...  But it greatly increases the quality of all media consumption and phone time.  ...  "
Battery Life
 20
battery, charge, hours, 12 hours, soundwear
+100%
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" ...  The battery life seems endless at the lowest volume (using at work).  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts like . ... love that it tells you in words the percentage of battery remaining when you turn it on .  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is great definitely no complain there, right now good for about 10 hours so I don't have to charge on a daily basis.  ...  "
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" ...  I've gone 12 hours several times, and when I turn them off the battery has never been below 40%.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts forever (12 hours), bluetooth connectivity is solid, and it's nice full sound that creates kind of a sound halo around your head.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality is really good and the battery life last longer than I expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is also better than expected.  ...  "
Headphones
 18
earbuds, ear, bose, speakers, listening
+89%
-11%
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" ...  So many Bluetooth headsets, earbuds, earpieces, headphones, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Listening to music this way is a completely different experience from listening to earbuds, headphones, or regular home speakers. ... I could never say that about any earbuds or headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m kind of a headphone / personal audio junkie.  ...  "
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" ...  I have used Bose headphones in the past and have been very pleased with their sound, but the level of isolation it provides when you are listening to music with family around is not desirable.  ...  "
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" ...  What do you do when you love the sound of music but can’t wear earbuds?  ...  "
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" ...  And they do produce an immensely satisfying sonic stage, similar to but not exactly the same as headphones. ... Having a pair of painless headphones is kind of neat. ... The sound is much more open and natural than headphones too.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent one for those who do not like over the ear, or on the ear headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  For people without bluetooth in their cars and who don't want to be isolated by headphones/earbuds, these would be a great solution for that too.  ...  "
Bass
 16
hear, deep, hear and feel, genres, feel the bass
+81%
-19%
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" ...  But the app allows the bass to be turned down.  ...  "
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" ...  This is hands down my favorite mobile sound companion, the sound is immersive and incredibly loud with DEEP bass that you can adjust through the mobile app.  ...  "
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" ...  I can both hear and <<feel>> the bass of every note. ... All genres come through beautifully .  ...  "
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" ...  The bass is nice and deep, which is always a problem with small speakers like this, but Bose has them tuned just right for what they are.  ...  "
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" ...  This results in really incredible bass that you can feel in your neck and shoulders with the right kind of music at the right volume.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound stage and audio performance is superb - personally I would have liked even more bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Less bass, but there is enough.  ...  "
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" ...  Well, they do sound excellent with a nice bass that isn’t really heard by anyone else.  ...  "
Price
 13
300, worth, bose, specific, sound quality
+69%
-31%
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" ...  If you have the money (thanks perhaps to all that OT at work) then these really are a nice buy.  ...  "
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" ...  * it's expensive -- the price of some very good headphones, but without the sound quality -- but has been worth it to me!  ...  "
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" ...  It’s worth the money!  ...  "
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" ...  If I was to complain about anything it would be the pricing.  ...  "
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" ...  At $300 these are tough to justify.  ...  "
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" ...  Best $300 I ever spent.  ...  "
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" ...  Always knew Bose had a great sound but never wanted to spend the money.  ...  "
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" ...  keep up the great work Bose, money well spent.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 12
speaker, devices, bluetooth speakers, connected, connect
+83%
-17%
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" ...  There are so many Bluetooth speakers out there. ... So many Bluetooth headsets, earbuds, earpieces, headphones, etc. ... It is a beautiful creation, combination of full power of a Bluetooth speaker, and a Bluetooth headset.  ...  "
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" ...  She couldn't believe that I was talking on a Bluetooth connected device.  ...  "
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" ...  They also connect fairly seamlessly to two devices, not my experience with other Bluetooth devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I have it connected to a pocket radio with a bluetooth transmitter to listen to the news.  ...  "
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" ...  Multiple device connect.  ...  "
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" ...  The device connects via bluetooth to the two different devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to link bluetooth procedure and the charged battery seems to last quite a while.  ...  "
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" ...  Know I'd have to switch to bluetooth sooner or later.  ...  "
Controls
 11
buttons, control, press, maximum, beep
+73%
-27%
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" ...  Bonus points for making the control buttons so big that I can successfully manipulate them through the sweater AND with gloves on.  ...  "
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" ...  finding the buttons while wearing guess next gen will be "voice activated basic commands such as : " increase/decrease volume"  ...  "
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" ...  ok enough from me , press that button and order yours today , you wont regret it .  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons work fine and are easily found with a little tactile practice.  ...  "
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" ...  To switch from one to the other, I just stop playing audio from one and start playing it from the other. ... Thereafter, a double press on one of the interface buttons allows me to switch to the third device without opening up the app or re-pairing the device.  ...  "
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" ...  I read up on some of the reviews from the "top" reviewers, "vine" reviewers, etc. ... BTW, Siri works perfectly with the controls (the usual button to pause/ff/rev.  ...  "
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" ...  Another plus to the Soundwear Companion, pause an mp3 with the press of a button  ...  "
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" ...  As soon as I pause one source and hit play on the other, it instantly switches.  ...  "

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Specifications

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