50points

Bose SoundLink Mini II

45points

Google Nest Mini

Comparison winner
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39 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II vs Google Nest Mini

Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini II better than Google Nest Mini?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 2 more drivers
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    3vs1
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Why is Google Nest Mini better than Bose SoundLink Mini II?

  • 24.59% less body volume
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    403.37cm³vs534.8996159999999cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    3vs1
  • Has a mute function
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  • 499g lighter
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    181gvs680g
  • 82.3mm narrower
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    98mmvs180.3mm

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$149.95

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressBose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker...Bose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker Portable Outdoor Wireless BT Speaker Mini 2 Deep Bass Sound Handsfree with Speakerphone
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$214.98

Design

1.volume

534.9cm³

403.37cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
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 SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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 SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.weight

680g

181g

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 detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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 SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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.
4.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
5.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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 Mini II
Google Nest Mini
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
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 a mute function
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Google Nest Mini
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$149.95

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressBose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker...Bose SoundLink Mini II Bluetooth Speaker Portable Outdoor Wireless BT Speaker Mini 2 Deep Bass Sound Handsfree with Speakerphone
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$214.98

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