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Bose CineMate Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System

alaTest has collected and analyzed 293 reviews of Bose CineMate Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The usability and price also get good reviews, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bose CineMate Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 210 user reviews of Bose CineMate Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on People are impressed by the size and design. The usability and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some negative comments about the reliability.

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59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bose 321GS Series II Silver Home Theater SystemBose 321GS Series II Silver Home Theater System

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (

Bose 3.2.1 GS Series II compact home theater system Review and Prices


The Bose 3.2.1 GS Series II home theater system is ideal for small spaces that can't accommodate a true five-speaker surround sound setup. It is also a great option when running cables to rear satellites proves aesthetically or logistically problematic.

Mar, 2006

Consumer review by: Muskyhunter (

Great 2.1 System


This is a great product as long as people remember this IS NOT a 5.1 replacement system.I have been impressed with the quality of the sound and how it fills out the entire space of our living room. The room is 12x20 and it does give me the feeling of...

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: (

This product delivers!


All you need to do to experience the difference is listen to your TV speakers before turning on the Bose system...whoa, what a difference!

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: JoeFromFlorida (



Excellent sound quality!! I don't ever watch t.v. without these awesome speakers turned on! Makes the original t.v. speakers sound like tin cans!

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Tmoreno (



The Bose Cinemate is an excellent purchase and highly recommend. The installation is simple and the sound is excellent.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: MMM923 (

Sounds awesome


I bought this system to compliment my 47" TV and PS3 in my living room. The sound is impressive. From 2 speakers and a Sub you hear things that you just lose in regular speakers. Video games from Madden to Call of Duty sound like you are in them! The 2...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Taz (

Bose Cinemate


What can I say but awesome. Bose makes a superior product. If you are looking for a home theater system this is worth a look. The only con is I wish that they sub woofer was a bit smaller.

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: gloriabrow (

Quality Sound for Small Spaces & Great Price


This system fits us best. Great variety in it's settings, because our living space is small, but our living and dining rms are open to each other. We now enjoy our tv without annoying any of our neighbors. Almost invisable on our black glass TV stand....

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Veepgeek (

Great system - great value


We have a very large room and the acoustics are just awful! I bought this system in order to be able to solve that problem without installing an expensive home theater system and all the wiring. I'm happy to say that the sound quality lives up to the...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: cxvbsgh (

LOVE IT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I love the Bose CineMate Series 2 because in my 900 acre house i put the sytem in the pool room and i love the sound. So i brought 10 bose tv and 321 systems every where in my house and i brought 50 the new ipads to control the house and to give away.

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

The Bose CineMate II speaker system provides high quality home theater sound to get more from your HDTV experience. Just two compact speakers and a hideaway acoustimass module deliver sweeping cinematic sound that puts you in the middle of your movies, games and sports. Proprietary TrueSpace technology enables this immersive performance - without immersing you in equipment. There are no rear or center speakers, eliminating much of the wiring of traditional 5-speaker systems. Just connect the system right to your TV and control basic functions with a simple four button remote. The CineMate II system is an ideal choice for your first home theater speakers or a Bose surround experience in smaller rooms. The simplified, two speaker setup offers a hassle-free addition to your HDTV. And the improved acoustics provide exceptional value for home theater performance. Newly redesigned Articulated Array speakers - now with a striking, pure black finish - aesthetically match today's flat-panel TVs. The hideaway Acoustimass module reproduces resonant low notes that add drama to movies and games. And it now includes a dedicated bass control for your listening preferences. Place the module in a corner or out of view - all the sound seems to come from the compact speakers. The CineMate II speaker system only requires a few connections. It hooks up directly to your TV with minimal-if any-disruption to existing component connections. A small interface module houses your audio input from the TV and displays on/off status for your system. And a sleek, four button remote handles basic system functions.


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
UPnP: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Wireless Music System: No


Model:Series II Digital Home Theater Speaker System
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Bose CineMate


Wireless Speakers: No




Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: Yes
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No

Remote Control

Type:Remote control


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker System Configuration:2.1-channel
Speaker System Type:Speaker system