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Bose SoundDock II

Bose SoundDock II
alaScore 86

1154 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1154 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other iPod Docking Speakers the Bose SoundDock II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 1154 reviews)

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Bose SoundDock II Reviewed


You thought Bose was going to sit on the sidelines through the iPod boom? Not a chance. The loudspeaker giant has jumped right in the game with the Bose SoundDock II which is powered front and center by an Apple iPod....

The SoundDock II offers good build quality with minimalist cosmetics ; The SoundDock II sounds good right out of the box, making it perfect for most users ; The SoundDock will accommodate most past and current iPod and iPhone models, a...

The SoundDock II offers a pleasing but relatively inaccurate sonic portrayal, with limited dynamics, exaggerated bass and a compact soundstage ; The SoundDock II does not provide bass or treble controls, making sonic fine-tuning impossible ; The power...

The Bose SoundDock II offers a solid combination of build quality, convenience, compatibility and sound quality, although not in proportions that are for everyone. Its sonic shortcomings may not bother most, especially in light of its easy operation,...

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Review: Bose SoundDock Series II


Four years later, the world of iPod speakers has changed a lot. Now there are hundreds of all-in-one speaker systems, sold in different colors, shapes, and sizes, each with slightly different sound signatures and features. Most of them were...

Despite occasional speed bumps in Apple's release of new iPods and iPhones, there's no doubt in our minds that the company has continued to seriously push both technology and design forward-so much so that four-year-old products such as the original...

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You get what you pay for


This is the fifth Bose product in my family. First in my house. It's amazing. Sound is on par with wave radios.


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Bose SoundDock Series II


Excellent quality, quick delivery.

Easy To Transport","Great Sound","Stylish

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Like the product hate the shipping


Hate to pay ups charges and have the mailman deliver the package

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Great Sound


This thing has an amazing sound. I love it.

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Excellent sound and value!


The Bose Sound Dock II was easy to assemble and the remote is very user friendly. The product is small enough to set up anywhere on a stable surface in your home. The sound quality from the speakers makes the music on your ipod or iphone sound deep,...

Easy To Transport","Fast Charge","Great Interface","Great Sound","Stylish

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Bose works wonderfully


Fast shipping and works great!

Great Sound","Stylish

Slightly bulky

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Great sound in a compact size


I just bought these for my small studio apartment. The sound quality is fantastic. Amazing for such a small stylish product!

Easy To Transport","Great Interface","Great Sound","Stylish

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Great quality


This is a BOSE, what more could be said. Looked at some of the other reviews and all I can say is compared to other compact radios and devices the sound quality is much greater. I am using with my iPhone 4S and I can listen to iHeart Radio as well as...

Product Specifications

The SoundDock Series II digital music system inherits all the award-winning traits of its predecessor, with sleek styling and additional features. If you want a proven performer for at-home iPod listening, the iPod speaker system now has even more to offer. The original SoundDock digital music system enabled you and friends to share your iPod tracks in Bose sound. The enjoyment continues with this next-generation SoundDock system. Just slip your compatible iPod or iPhone into the iPod docking station and bring your favorite songs to life. Hear subtleties you may never have noticed from tunes you thought you knew by heart. Bose proprietary acoustic design delivers performance greater than you'd expect from an iPod speaker system this small.

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Bose SoundDock Series II Digital Music System


Color:Gloss black/Silver

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Speaker System Type:Portable speakers with digital player dock