Bose Portable Smart Speaker Review

7.52 Mixed Usages
6.9 Music:
6.9 Movies:
6.8 Outdoors:
8 Podcasts
9 Voice Assistant:
Release year: 2019 Rating: 4.4 Water Resistant

The Bose Smart Speaker stands out from other high-end smart speakers because it has a lot of features and plays high-quality sound. It works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, so you can use voice commands to control your smart home devices, play music from your favorite streaming services, and more. The speaker has cutting-edge audio technology, like the ability to cancel out noise and play music in more than one room. The sleek look of the Bose Smart Speaker makes it a great addition to any home automation system.

Our Verdict

The Bose Smart Speaker is a great choice for people who care most about how well it sounds and how easy it is to connect to their smart home. It's a great choice for managing your smart home and listening to music because it has better audio technology and works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Even though it costs more than other smart speakers, audiophiles and people who like smart homes will find it to be well worth it.

PROS
  • Premium sound quality
  • Compatibility with both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Advanced audio technology, including noise cancellation
  • Multi-room audio capabilities
  • Sleek and modern design
CONS
  • More expensive than some other smart speakers on the market.
Where to buy

Specification

GENERAL

Recommended Usage Smart Bluetooth Speakers , Smart Wi-Fi Speaker
Release Year 2019
Power Source AC & Battery
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

BUILD QUALITY

Material Quality Great
Water Resistance: Water-resistant (IPx4)
Dust Resistance Unspecified
Floats In Water: Unspecified

STYLE

RGB Light: N/A
Color Variation Triple Black and Luxe Silver.
Sizes And Variants N/A

PORTABILITY:

Power Source: AC & Battery
Hand Carry Yes
Weight 2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)
Volume: 148 in³ (2,420 cm³)
Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

BATTERY:

Battery Powered: Yes
Battery Life 5.3 hrs
Charging Time: 2.6 hrs
Power Saving: Yes
Charging Port: USB-C

BLUETOOTH SPECIFICATION:

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 4.2
Bluetooth Range: 334.6 ft (102.0 m)
Bluetooth iOS Latency: -56 ms
Bluetooth Android Latency: 86 ms
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

WI-FI SPECIFICATION:

Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Version: Wi-Fi 5
Wi-Fi Frequency Band: 5GHz
Apple AirPlay: Yes
AirPlay Latency: 28 ms
Google Chromecast: N/A
Chromecast Latency: N/A

WIRED CONNECTIVITY:

Aux Input: N/A
USB Audio: N/A
Other Ports: N/A

CONTROLS (PHYSICAL BUTTONS):

Ease Of Use: Great
Music Play/Pause [Button/Touch]: Yes
Call Answer/End [Button/Touch]: N/A
Volume Up/Down [Button/Touch]: Yes
Track Next/Previous [Button/Touch]: Yes
Microphone On/Off: Yes
Additional Controls: Yes

VOICE CONTROL:

Voice Assistant: Yes
Voice Activation: Yes
Speakerphone: N/A
Alexa: Built-in (Wi-Fi Only)
Siri: No
Google Assistant: Built-in (Wi-Fi Only)
Microphone Mute: Yes
Far-Field Performance: Excellent
Ambient Noise Performance Great

APP:

App Name: Bose Music
iOS: Yes
Android: Yes
EQ: Bass/Treble
Stereo Pair Mode: N/A
Party Mode: Yes
Multi-Room: Yes

AUDIO QUALITY [TESTED RESULT]:

Frequency Response Accuracy: Decent
Soundstage: Very Good
Dynamics: Sub-Par

IN THE BOX

Accessories: Bose Portable Smart Speaker, AC power adapter, USB-C to USB-C charge cable.
User manual: Yes
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