41points

Bose SoundTouch 20

39points

Bose SoundTouch 30

Comparison winner
Bose SoundTouch 20
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23 facts in comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20 vs Bose SoundTouch 30

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Why is Bose SoundTouch 20 better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • 68.05% less body volume
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    6164.8cm³vs19294.177056cm³
  • 5.22kg lighter
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    3.18kgvs8391.5g
  • 58.4mm shorter
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    188mmvs246.4mm
  • 119.3mm narrower
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    315mmvs434.3mm
  • 76.2mm thinner
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    104.1mmvs180.3mm

Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than Bose SoundTouch 20?

Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 20

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
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$299.99
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System
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$298.00

Bose SoundTouch 30

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$190.00

ProductStorePrice
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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$110.49
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

6164.8cm³

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
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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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
5.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
6.weight

3.18kg

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.
7.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
8.height

188mm

246.4mm

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

315mm

434.3mm

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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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.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
7.has AirPlay
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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.
8.supports Ethernet
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Ethernet is a local area network technology.
9.has a cradle with lightning connector
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Lightning is a proprietary computer bus and power connector created by Apple Inc. It allows you to easily plug your iPhone 5, iPod Touch (5th gen.), iPod Nano (7th gen.), iPad (4th gen.), and iPad Mini into the device, play music and at the same time charge it.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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