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Bose Soundtouch 20 WIFI

Bose Soundtouch 20 WIFI
alaScore 93

197 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Bose Soundtouch 20 WIFI is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 197 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Bose SoundTouch 20 review

 

We think it would be appropriate to call this moment in audio's history ‘the wireless era.' New speakers touting Bluetooth, Airplay, DLNA, WISA, and the new DTS protocol, Play-fi, seem to spring up overnight. We've seen several worthy offerings amongst...

Full, clear sound ; Great stereo separation ; Intuitive, well-designed controls ; Excellent streaming functionality

Occasional balance issues ; Setup can be challenging ; Limited to lossy file playback

Bose’s new Soundtouch 20 provides an excellent form factor, solid sound quality, and an intuitive wireless ecosystem that worked remarkably well for a first take.

Consumer review by:

Love my Bose speaker system

 

I love my Bose Wave system! Great anniversary gift from my husband. I can listen to my favorite Pandora stations & my own music.

I can listen to Pandora radio

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Great sound poor bluetooth

 

Very good sound as usual for bose but poor working features. Bluetooth works once in a while. Stops in the middle of a song

Sound

Bluetooth doesn't work

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Great

 

Great music, fast connectivity and elegant look. Without any hesitation I would buy it again.

Easy set up and app

Only 6 presets

Consumer review by:

Easy to set up and use. Nice sound.

 

I was actually looking for a BlueTooth speaker, but stumbled upon this. It was pretty easy to set up right out of the box. It works seamlessly with our Mac's and iPhones. You can just start playing music then airdrop, and the system will turn itself...

Easy to set up. Nice minimal aesthetic. Good signal/range

Nothing yet

Consumer review by:

Awesome product

 

I have waited for a sound system that can play my music library or pandora or any of my favorite stations. I had the 1st gen sound docks and could only play my music when i dock my iPod but with these new wifi soundtouch play anywhere mode, i can turn...

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Product is okay if not used for radio

 

This connects very well with Pandora and My Heart Radio. But when I wanted to tune into over the air radio, it didn't appear possible. The system was also very cumbersome to set up for what it offered. It wasn't right for me.

Bose sound is great, as usual for Bose

I could only get Internet radio, not the usual radio over the air radio

Consumer review by:

Just what I needed!

 

I have a small family room and this works perfectly. The sound is great and after getting it set up, works very well. It's attractive and I wanted the Bluetooth capability to take advantage of my iPad.

Functionality, ease of use and sound

price

Consumer review by:

Easy setup and great sound

 

It was very easy to set up with my Mac, the sound is really great and it looks great in my kitchen.Too bad that it only supports Pandora and not Spotify.

Sound quality, ease of use

Pricey, limited apps

Consumer review by:

great sound, all kinds of music through the house

 

I love the sound and I can play it on my patio. All kinds of music and I can pick what I am in the mood for.

music stations from all over the world

nothing

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: Yes
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: Yes
UPnP: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Connectivity

Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Network Music System:Music Server
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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