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Bose Soundtouch 520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of Bose Soundtouch 520. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design also gets good feedback. Comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Bose Soundtouch 520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Bose Soundtouch 520 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviews about the size and price are generally positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, but views are divided on the reliability.

usability, design, price, size

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Bose SoundTouch 520 Home Theater SystemBose SoundTouch 520 Home Theater System

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Kijanajambazi (

Great sound


Superb sound quality, easy to follow set up instructions, and overall good customer service.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Alan (

Outstanding sound and performance


Every easy to set up, great quality. Exceeded my expectations

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: BHCigna14 (

Great Sound!!


The Bose SoundTouch 520 is very easy to use/operate and has amazing sound!!

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: boseisbest (

Excellent System!


Bose system is great quality! Amazing Sound! Great Purchase!

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Marc (

Great Surround Sound @ A Great Price!


After doing a lot of research I decided to go with the Bose Soundtouch 520 System. If you have done any price comparisons in the past you probably already know that typically Bose speakers are not the best option if you are shopping on a budget. Unless...

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:5.1

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:Not included

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, HDMI, USB
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI Out:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1


AC input voltage:100-240


Wireless Subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Bluetooth range:9
Colour of product:Black
Internet Radio: Yes
Wireless Connection: Yes


3D: No

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):84 x 40 x 185
Center speaker weight:1
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):84 x 40 x 185
Front speaker weight:1
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):313 x 208 x 64
Main unit weight:1.49
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):197 x 375 x 286
Subwoofer weight:3.4