Conclusion: . Two hundred bucks is a lot of cash to spend on a portable speaker, but the SoundLink Mini delivers sound quality and a level of finish to match its price. It’s sturdy, small, and makes for a great listening experience, despite a few small drawbacks.
Pros: Sturdy build quality. Rechargeable battery. Extremely portable. Pairs with up to six devices at the same time.
Cons: No speakerphone support. Doesn’t charge via USB.
Summary: The SoundLink Mini's lack of speakerphone capabilities may deter some, and others will gripe about the lack of onboard controls or the device's ability to charge via USB. However, nothing approaches the SoundLink Mini's sonic versatility and full, rich output at this size. If sound is your primary concern, the Bose speaker is tops.
Pros: Best sound in its class and beyond, Excellent design and build quality, Loud for its size,
Cons: No playback controls, Lacks speakerphone and USB charging
Excerpt: If you’re prepared to pay a little more for a wireless speaker, this is the one for you. It’s not as portable as the others, but it’ll knock the others into a cocked hat in terms of sound. And like the others, it has a range of 10m. Stick it in the lounge, but just be wary of who’s sending tunes to it.
Conclusion: 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.
Pros: Strong audio performance. Portable and built with sturdy materials. Clever design uses protective cover as a stand when speaker is in use. Can wirelessly stream music from virtually any compatible Bluetooth device?not just iPhones, iPods, and iPads.
Cons: Expensive for a portable speaker system. Song beginnings get clipped when skipping or un-pausing. Not for audiophiles.
Excerpt: High-end speaker harbinger Bose, has recently released a much more compact and portable version of its successful $300 SoundLink wireless speaker appropriately named the SoundLink Mini . It's Bose's smallest wireless Bluetooth speaker that competes against offerings from some of the most notable brands in the ferociously competitive portable speaker category.
Summary: For common users who're looking for something neat, easy to lug around even in their knapsack, and of course for those with a rather large bank balance, the Bose SoundLink Mobile Speaker is quite a good bargain. For everyday use at home, or a little tag along for picnics, it’s an expensive investment, especially when its price is Rs. 23,513 for the leather cover model and Rs. 19,013 for the nylon cover model.