Bose Portable Smart Speaker Review

7.52 Mixed Usages
6.9 Music:
6.9 Movies:
6.8 Outdoors:
8 Podcasts
9 Voice Assistant:
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

Rating System

Music: 6.9
Movies: 6.9
Outdoors: 6.8
Podcasts 8
Voice Assistant: 9

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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