75points
6points

Bose Portable Home Speaker

62points
7points

Bose SoundLink III

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Bose Portable Home Speaker vs Bose SoundLink III

Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III

Why is Bose Portable Home Speaker better than Bose SoundLink III?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 310g lighter
    ?

    1.06kgvs1370g

Why is Bose SoundLink III better than Bose Portable Home Speaker?

  • 31.82% less body volume
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    1615.87cm³vs2370.004cm³
  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 1m greater wireless connectivity range
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    10mvs9m
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Price comparison

Bose Portable Home Speaker

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$399
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$399
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$19
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$10
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$12
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$14
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$9.18

Bose SoundLink III

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$219

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Design

1.volume

2370cm³

1615.87cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

4

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.driver unit size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.warranty period

1

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.built-in subwoofer size

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.lowest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
5.audio output power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.highest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
7.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
8.Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
9.number of microphones

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.Battery life

12h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
5.charge time

4h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
7.annual power consumption

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
8.power consumption in standby mode

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
9.has wireless charging
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has USB Type-C
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a sleep timer
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.has a mute function
Bose Portable Home Speaker
Bose SoundLink III
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
8.megapixels (main camera)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
9.RAM

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose Portable Home Speaker)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

363.8 €

273.55 €

Updated on Sun Jan 16 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

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Bose SoundLink III

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$219

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