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Bose Lifestyle 321

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Bose Lifestyle 321. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Views about the size and design are overall positive. The performance and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the portability, and the reliability and price get less positive opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Bose Lifestyle 321 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 user reviews of Bose Lifestyle 321 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The performance and usability also get good comments, but reviews are divided on the portability. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and price.

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62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bose Lifestyle 3-2-1 Home Entertainment SystemBose Lifestyle 3-2-1 Home Entertainment System

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: CNET Australia (

Bose Lifestyle 321


This system is an option for less critical listeners who don't want the clutter of a full 5.1 system. With only two visible speakers, it is suited for bedrooms and smaller rooms where space is a premium.

Tiny ; Easy to set up and use ; Surround-sound effects from just two satellite speakers and a subwoofer

Overpriced ; Poor sound imaging ; So-so midrange sound

Sacrificing a degree of home-theatre realism for simplicity and fewer speakers is a compromise that will appeal to many people. But at $1999, the 3-2-1 System is overpriced. Many standard DVD players can generate moderately convincing two-channel...

Jul, 2004