85

conclusion:We like it

85

This portable Bluetooth speaker is small enough to take almost anywhere, yet gets loud enough to fill a medium-sized room without distortion, even when you crank it up all the way. It'll work with just about any Bluetooth-compatible device (including most smartphones and tablets) and includes a standard headphone jack for wired connections. While it's more expensive than most Bluetooth speakers, and doesn't include a speakerphone, the Bose SoundLink is a great way to free your iTunes or Spotify playlists from your phone's tiny speaker.

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Critic reviews

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    8.8
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    8.3
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User reviews

9.5
13 reviews
9.0
CNET Oct 11, 2011

What can we say--we were impressed. Not often does a product come along and blow away the competition in its category, but that's what the Bose SoundLink Wireless speaker has done.

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8.0
PC Mag Sep 27, 2011

The portable Bluetooth-powered Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker features more powerful audio than you'd expect from its small, well-designed frame, and it integrates a cool cover that doubles as a stand.

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8.0
Laptop Magazine Dec 12, 2011

Thanks to a snazzy cover that doubles as a support stand, innovative design, and well-balanced sound, the Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker is a great choice for your portable audio needs.

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10
T3 Nov 1, 2011

Bose has once again shown it can lead the way in the audio market offering true audiophiles the chance to enjoy their music on the go without compromise. Easily one of the best portable audio products on the market the SoundLink will make most other docks or compact sound systems in your home...

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8.0
iLounge Nov 23, 2011

We really liked the SoundLink’s design, particularly the elements in the more deluxe $350 version, and the sound’s good enough not to get the unit thrown out of the room.

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10
sunilkhokhar sunilkhokhar

Wonderful Sound and fills the entire large size room with great sound. Bass is perfect. Most of the time i use this rather than full home theater system. Ease of use and portability make this usable and saved me money. As i don't have to buy individual sound system for other rooms or patio.

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9.0
jasona jasona

The SoundLink Wireless Mobile is a great device. Small yet powerful enough to fill a small to medium room with beautiful sound. Portable enough to carry around with you and very easy to use and setup. I recently recommended this speaker to a friend of mine who was looking for some computer...

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10
tonyharvill tonyharvill

Expensive, but so worth it.. I had been keeping my eye out for a nice portable bluetooth speaker for a while, and this one beats the rest hands down. Yes, it's expensive, but i don't regret the purchase for a second. And, a friend of mine picked one up after hearing mine for just a few...

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9.0
algarcia algarcia

I always thought that Airplay was the way to go, but missed the fact of Airplay licensing rights fees, so I don't think there will be as many Airplay-compatible devices as I originally thought. Bluetooth is the way to go. It's universal, portable and doesn't depend on a WiFi network. You can pair...

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9.0
susandoesengage susandoesengage

I bought my SoundLink in 2009 from a Bose retail store. I'd been looking for a wireless, decent sounding speaker and as far as I know, this was the first one out. My music is on my laptop (i-tunes) and this speaker has allowed me to listen to my music for hours on end on a daily basis. It's...

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