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7.5
2 reviews
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    10
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    8.0
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8.3
3 reviews
  • Audio quality
    8.7
  • Design and form factor
    8.7
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Portability | 1 comment
    5.3
8.0
PC Mag Feb 28, 2014

As an AirPlay speaker, the Bose SoundTouch 20 is fantastic, but Bose's own SoundTouch app for multi-room audio is more limited. iOS users can rejoice, but Android users should be wary.

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7.0
CNET Mar 25, 2014

The Bose SoundTouch 20 is a likeable streaming speaker with capable performance and great sound, but it needs to support more music services.

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Gizmodo Oct 10, 2013

The idea is to make listening to music as easy as just pressing one of the six numbered buttons in either the app or on the hardware. So if you walk up to one of the all-in-one speaker systems, you can simply press the number 3 and it'll launch your Kenny G Pandora station.

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Mashable Oct 10, 2013

The SoundTouch 20 is a good size, and the vertical design ensures it takes up as little space as possible; it's right at home on an end table or nightstand.

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iMore Oct 11, 2013

Essentially the same principle as a Sonos system, the Bose SoundTouch system comprises three different speaker units that hook into your WiFi network to allow streaming from selected Internet music services as well as using AirPlay to send music from your iOS device.

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Huffington Post UK Oct 10, 2013

The SoundTouch 20 and Portable speakers also perform brilliantly regardless of what music you throw at it - and in our hands-on it was clear that the transition to wireless streaming has not come at the cost of Bose's trademark sound.

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9.0
Hare Hare

Love it. I was looking for a high volume speaker and this is just that. Sounds great at loud volumes too. Crystal clear.

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8.0
MichaelSwensen MichaelSwensen

This review is for the Bose Soundtouch 20. Pretty good bang for the buck as a sound system. I paid about the same for a Jambox speaker only. This would be great for a dorm room or office or any room you listen to music in. Plug it into your computer or laptop with included usb cable for one...

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8.0
markymark81 markymark81

The sound quality of this system is good, but not perfect. It sounds great at high volume, but lacks good treble and mid-range response at low to mid volume. The software and setup were a nightmare to get working and have some bugs to be worked out, however, AirPlay works great from my iPhone,...

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