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Bose SoundLink Color II

Bose SoundLink Color II
alaScore 96

296 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 296 reviews of Bose SoundLink Color II. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Bose SoundLink Color II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Tim Gideon (

Bose SoundLink Color II


The Bose SoundLink Color II speaker delivers a strong Bluetooth audio experience in a compact, outdoor-friendly design.

Solid audio performance with rich lows and well-defined highs. Easily portable, water-resistant design. Simple to operate. Useful free app.

Not for audio purists or those seeking a huge bass sound. Light on accessories.

For its size, the Bose SoundLink Color II delivers a very solid audio experience, with rich lows matched with crisp highs. Anyone seeking a massive subwoofer-like sound, or a super-accurate sound signature, will need to spend more money on a larger,...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: David Carnoy (

Bose SoundLink Color II review


I was a fan of Bose's original SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker and praised it for being relatively affordable -- by Bose standards anyway -- and sounding good for its compact size. Its mostly improved sequel, the SoundLink Color II, also comes in a...

Like its predecessor, the Bose SoundLink Color is a compact portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers impressive sound for its size (the sound is improved) and 8 hours of battery life. It's now water-resistant and adds speakerphone capabilities.

Soft-to-the-touch finish attracts dusts and lint. No AC adapter included.

Modestly redesigned, the next-generation SoundLink Color is an excellent compact Bluetooth speaker that's water-resistant and has speakerphone capabilities, as well as improved sound.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Jeph Preece (toptenreviews.com_old)

Bose SoundLink Color II Review


It may not be one of the top three wireless speakers in our review, but the Bose SoundLink Color II is an excellent speaker for high-quality audio. It can handle a little splash of water, but it's not designed withstand anything more, so it's best left...

The SoundLink Color II has excellent audio quality.

The battery life is subpar.

The Bose SoundLink Color II’s high-end audio makes it an excellent addition to a dorm or party, but its lack of durability features and short battery life mean it’s not the best choice for adventurers.

Nov, 2016

Consumer review by: TexasP (

Must Have for Camping Trips


Used this puppy on a few camping trips now and its been amazing to have on hand. Its an instant hit when people realize you've brought the tunes with you and I'm very satisfied with the purchase. Strap it on to the back of an ATV and you can still hear...

Portable, great material, size is solid and sound is powerful

Battery life, sticky connectivity at times

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: brahms (

Great Sound


The sound quality is exactly what I expected from a BOSE product. High fidelity and plenty of bass. The only poor feature is the voice prompts from the speaker. I'm sure I set it to "English" but I can't understand a word that it says - too soft and...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Gemhat (

Great item


Only criticism would be that I can't find a way to change the sound levels, I don't think this is possible.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: BigLes (

excellent looking product


exactly the type of quality product you expect from Bose

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Hp2109 (

Colour II - Fantastic asset!


Bought a few months back. Incredible dynamic range and is fantastic for spoken word.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Sarge629 (

Really nice machine


Excellent product, does exactly what was hoped for.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: JJPants (

Absolutely amazing


The best speaker I've ever had! Love it! And the colour is amazing

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black / Blue / Red / White
Protection features:Water Resistant
Volume Control:Digital / No

Energy Management

Battery life (max):8
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-In
Power source type:Battery
USB charging: Yes


USB connector type:Micro-USB B

Other Features

USB connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:Micro-USB


Recommended usage:Tablet / Smartphone

Ports & interfaces

AUX in: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth range:354.3
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB charging port:Y
USB connectivity:Y
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth


Battery life (max):8
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:Built-In
Power source type:Battery
USB charging:Y

Weight & Dimensions