Really impressed with the Bose Soundlink Mini bluetooth speaker
5 December 2013
Excerpt: My eardrums are currently being thoroughly attended to, serviced by the Bose Soundlink Mini bluetooth speaker . It's a nifty little, portable speaker--a handsome little guy, by the way, that cooperates quite well and plays well with other devices.
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.
Excerpt: Thinking back to my college days, wow that sounds old, we always wanted to have music wherever we were. In order to hang out in front of the dorm, we had to get an extension cord to bring out a boom box.
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: In what world would you expect a lot from a small speaker that boasts of Bluetooth capabilities? Well, you can, and you should, if you live in the same world as Bose! This tiny speaker with a truly long name does have a very impressive feature set. How does that translate into real life performance?
Conclusion: As a manufacturer, Bose has its lovers and haters. Small wonder: We like what the Wave SoundLink does, but its $599 price tag is a kick in the teeth. There’s no denying that the Wave SoundLink would be a fun addition to any office, bedroom, kitchen or other area that could need a little musical...
Pros: Good sound quality, flexible design
Cons: Insane price, USB sticks out, only provides volume control for PC sources
Summary: Bose sets its sights on the portable Bluetooth speaker market
Pros: Excellent sound quality, Beautiful design, Compact, 7 hours of battery life, Boasting excellent sound quality and a beautiful design, there wasn't much we didn't like about the SoundLink Mini. Add to that Bose pedigree, seven solid hours of music playback and anyone who picks this speaker up will...
Cons: Relatively expensive, Proprietary charger (not-MicroUSB), Doesn't double as a speakerphone, There isn't much to dislike about the SoundLink Mini. Its major drawback is its size. Because of how small it is, don't expect the kind of bass response you would from a larger speaker. That said, it's sti...