74points

Bose SoundLink III

39points

Bose SoundTouch 30

Comparison winner
Bose SoundLink III
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28 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink III vs Bose SoundTouch 30

Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30

Why is Bose SoundLink III better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • 91.63% less body volume
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    1615.87cm³vs19294.177056cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than Bose SoundLink III?

  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Has AirPlay
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  • Has a remote control
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  • Supports Ethernet
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Price comparison

Bose SoundLink III

Buy used:

$229.99

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Bose SoundLink III aliexpressNew Waterproof Silicone Soft Protective ...New Waterproof Silicone Soft Protective TPU Cover Travel Carrying Case for Bose Mini Soundlink III 3 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
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Bose SoundLink III aliexpress2018 New EVA PU Portable Protective Carr...2018 New EVA PU Portable Protective Carrying Box Cover Case For Bose Soundlink Mini III Sound Link Mini 3 Bluetooth Speaker Bags
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Bose SoundLink III aliexpressPortable Carrying Storage Bag Protective...Portable Carrying Storage Bag Protective Cover Case for Bose Soundlink Mini III 3 Bluetooth Speaker Bag
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Bose SoundLink III aliexpressProtective Silicone Case Cover for Bose ...Protective Silicone Case Cover for Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker Bose SoundLink III 3
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Bose SoundLink III aliexpressHard Carry Travel Portable Protective Sp...Hard Carry Travel Portable Protective Speaker Cover Case Pouch Nylon Speak Bag For Bose Soundlink 3 III Bluetooth Speaker Cover
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Bose SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$179.00

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Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, Wireless Streaming, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, 15W, Micro Music Sound System
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$129.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, Bass Reflex Speaker, 60W, Remote Control Included
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$199.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 500: Smart Bluetooth S...Bose Home Speaker 500: Smart Bluetooth Speaker with Alexa Voice Control Built-In, Black
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$299.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 300: Bluetooth Smart S...Bose Home Speaker 300: Bluetooth Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in, Silver
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$199.00

Design

1.volume

1615.87cm³

19294.18cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.weight

1.37kg

8.39kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.Has a remote control
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
7.height

131.5mm

246.4mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
8.width

256mm

434.3mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.thickness

48mm

180.3mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 passive radiator
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.has a removable battery
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
9.has AirPlay
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink III
Bose SoundTouch 30
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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