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Bose SoundLink Color II

Bose SoundLink Color II
alaScore 95

361 reviews

Feb, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 361 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. People really like the usability. The size also gets good feedback.

size, usability

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 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Bose SoundLink Color II review

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The second generation of a hugely popular Bose wireless speaker, the SoundLink Color II arrives amid huge expectations. The American audio stalwarts are renowned for top-quality audio, but its speakers haven't always performed impeccably in our tests....

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

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 (cnet.com)

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

TechGearLab Best Buy Award

Expert review by: Max Mutter (techgearlab.com)

Bose SoundLink Color II Review

 

An almost perfect blend of sound quality, portability, and reasonable price

Great Sound quality, water resistant, good battery life

Rubber coating sometimes hangs onto dust

The Bose SoundLink Color II strikes a near perfect balance of sound quality, portability, and price. Sure, you can get slightly better sounding or more portable speakers, but the Color II is such a great blend that we doubt anyone will be disappointed...

Apr, 2017

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: Anonymous (johnlewis.com)

Awesome

 

Bought the original one 3 year's ago.. I use my speaker 5 days a week 8 hours a day not one problem.. just bought the soundlink 2 just to upgrade..

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Disappointed Customer (johnlewis.com)

Junk

 

Each speaker needed to update when purchased (1.5 hours EACH!). Finally, I get them to sync in stereo but then I found out that I have to re-sync each time. Why can these just be 'plug and play'? After several hours trying to get them to work, I...

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Missy Bea (johnlewis.com)

Great Sound

 

I bought this speaker over the weekend because I had been wanting it since it came out. I am so glad I made this choice because it it absolutely wonderful. No issues setting it up and connecting to my iphone and the music sounds like it is coming from...

Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: Vinny st (johnlewis.com)

Sounds great

 

Just recieved the speaker and the sounds are great like always Bose always has the best

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Drock (johnlewis.com)

It has the Best Sound for a little sound box.

 

One of my best friend gave me a Sound Link For my 65thbirthday,It is the BEST GIFt that ever recived for a present, It hook right up to my Amazon Fire and it goes everwere with me.

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red / White
Protection features:Water Resistant
Volume Control:Digital / N

Features

USB connector type:Micro-USB B

Other features

USB Connectivity:Y

Packaging Content

Cables included:MICRO-USB

Performance

Recommended usage:Tablet / Smartphone

Ports & interfaces

AUX In:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth range:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Interface:Bluetooth/3.5mm/USB
USB charging port:Y
USB Connectivity:Y
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth

Power

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:57.1
Height :133.3
Weight:544
Width:127