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Bose SoundLink II

Bose SoundLink II
alaScore 97

727 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 727 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other iPod Docking Speakers the Bose SoundLink II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 727 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II


The well-designed Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II is a modest evolution of the first version that sounds even better than the original model.

Compact, portable design. Smooth, balanced sound. Doesn't distort on deep-bass tracks at top volume. Easy setup process. Clever cover design doubles as a power switch and a stand

Expensive. Song beginnings sometimes get clipped. Not for audio purists

Bose products may have their detractors in audiophile circles, but there are many things the company does right, and some the company does brilliantly. The original Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker is the perfect example of the latter. It's the...

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Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II


Bose's latest Bluetooth speaker, SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II ($300-$350) is an updated edition of its 2011 SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker. As is often the case when Bose comes out with a new product in the same family, you'll be...

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Optical Illusion


I use the Sound Link to listen to Pandora & my iTune library. The product has now taken the place of my Bose Sound Dock. The Sound Link is more user friendly to use with my iPhone5s. Same great sound as the Sound Dock, But in a more compact, user...

Compact Design","Easy To Use","Good Experience With Othe","Great Sound Quality


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great quality


Its awesome. Ive used this speaker almost everday for over a year. Its used for pc, occasional bathroom play when i shower (carefully), and kitchen table. I love this speaker.

Lightweight ; Magnetic fold turns off speaker automatically when folded. Unfolding doubles as a stand ; the treble is good but what is really impressive is the bass this speaker produces ; The bluetooth feature lets you stream from mobile devices such...


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Balanced sound, ample volume, compact


Easy-to-differentiate and quickly use controls. Automatic magnetic shutoff when cover is closed. Battery-level indicators. Bluetooth "on" light. AC charging; charges mobile music devices when charging its own batteries on AC. Auxiliary input standard...

Clarity For Spoken Words","Compact","Durable","Good Sound Quality","Great For Classical","Powerful","Stable

Near Wall For Best Bass","No Handle","Stiff Folding Base

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top contender of its class


As for many before me, my decision came down to either the Bose SoundLink II or the big Jambox. In the end, I chose the SoundLink for its superior base sound (the Jambox has a more tinny quality which isn't bad, but my music tastes are lent a richer...

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Great product!


Extremely easy to setup and pair with a bluetooth. Great sound quality, highly recommended!

Compact","Durable","Good Sound Quality","Powerful

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Very, very happy with this purchase


It\'s a Bose. That says all. We use it in our bedroom, and its portability and sound quality is unbeatable. Glad to have this new addition to our gadget collection. JR service rocks, too.

Easy to Mount","Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality

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Small but Mighty


This speaker is compact yet it has very good crisp sound. I enjoy listening to my favorite jazz stations with this and my iPhone which are paired via Bluetooth. I live in a large 2-story house but it\'s so light that I can take it to different rooms...

Attractive Design","Easy to Mount","Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality

A Bit Pricey But Worth It

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Terrific Purchase


Use it in the bedroom to listen to radio and music from IPad, IPhone or Kindle. No time at all to set up. Works wonderfully. Great sound quality.

Attractive Design","Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality


Product Specifications


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Subwoofer: No


Signal Input:Digital

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wireless + Wired
Speaker Type:Active