Bose is a well-known company specializing in high fidelity audio equipment that enjoys a great reputation and a growing catalog of devices in which every year they incorporate novelties focused not only on classic HiFi stereo sound, but also on portable music, headphones, high-end home theater or even PC audio.
This wide variety can sometimes make it difficult to choose one product or another from the brand. That is why today we offer a review of the most interesting speakers and equipment that they currently have on the market, differentiated by the type of use and the budget that we want to spend.
For less than 100 euros
If you’re thinking of getting into the Bose ecosystem but don’t want to spend a lot and are also looking for a simple device that you can connect to computers, cell phones, and even TVs, you can opt for the set. Companion 2 Series III, one of the manufacturer’s most affordable.
It is a self-powered compact two-speaker stereo system (19 x 8 x 15 cm) with bass-reflex rear air outlet designed to be connected to a PC, players, mobile phones and equipment via a 3.5 mm auxiliary analog jack input. They offer an average power of 7 watts and have no wireless connectivity, but they do have a headphone output and a circular volume control on the front. Its price is 79.99 euros.
Bose Companion 2 Series III – 7W Computer Speakers, Black
For less than 150 euros
Raising the budget a little more, we can opt for the Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker, a wireless, ultra-compact and portable model that we can always take with us, available in black, blue and orange.
With dimensions of 9.83 x 9.83 x 3.48 cm and a weight of only 290.3 grams, it is designed to be used both indoors and outdoors thanks to its IP67 certification. It has a battery for 6 hours of continuous listening, has a hands-free function, compatibility with the Bose Connect app and pairing with speakers from other manufacturers. Its price is 103 euros.
Bose Soundlink Bose, Micro Multimedia Speaker, Dark Blue
For less than 200 euros
If we are looking for more power and performance than with the previous model, we can opt for the Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth speaker, a model also wireless, portable, available in three colors but with larger acoustic box dimensions ( 9 x 20.1 x 5.2 cm) and drivers than its predecessor.
It offers IP67 certification for outdoor use without splashing water problems, a battery with 12 hours of autonomy, compatibility with the Bose Connect app and pairing with speakers from other manufacturers. It has a hands-free function and horizontal or vertical position detection with PositionIQ technology to configure the sound. Its price is 169 euros.
Bose SoundLink Flex Portable Wireless Submersible Travel Bluetooth Speaker, Black
For less than 300 euros
If what we are looking for is a multifunctional speaker that we can connect to the TV to improve the sound of dialogues but also that we can use to listen to music at home, then we can opt for the Bose TV Speaker model.
With the classic look of a soundbar without a separate subwoofer and compact dimensions of 5.6 x 59.4 x 10.2 cm, it has HDMI ARC connectivity to connect to modern televisions, but also a digital optical port for older models. Plus, it’s expandable with the manufacturer’s Bose Bass Module 500 and Bass Module 700 subwoofers, so we can add them in the future and get better bass when we have a bigger budget. Its price is 237 euros.
Bose TV Speaker Compact soundbar with Bluetooth connectivity
If you are looking for the best value for money
Climbing a little higher up the ladder is the Bose Smart Soundbar 700, a soundbar that strives to strike a balance between value for money, offering high-end features for a moderate amount and with a modular soul that allows us to add additional speakers and an additional subwoofer little by little, according to our needs.
With dimensions of 5.72 x 97.8 cm x 10.8 cm and the classic shape of the soundbar, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect connectivity, it can be controlled from the mobile or from your remote control and comes with voice commands compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa. Its price is around 799 euros.
Bose Soundbar 700, Soundbar, with built-in Alexa, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, wireless and wired, black
If you are looking for the best quality for home cinema
If budget isn’t an issue and you’re looking to build a home theater with Bose speakers, you can opt for a package like the Lifestyle 600 home entertainment system, a 5.1-channel stereo kit that incorporates four loudspeakers. – Jewel Cube surround speakers plus a center channel accompanied by a wireless Acoustimass subwoofer with glass top and a center console for connections, processing and amplification.
It is compatible with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay 2 connections, with 4K video sources, it has six HDMI inputs, two optical digital audio connections, two coaxial digital audio connections and analog audio inputs L/ R, being able to find several versions in store with different sizes of speakers for the center channel. Its price is 3499 euros.
Bose Lifestyle SoundTouch 600 home theater
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