43points

Bose SoundTouch 30

76points

Google Home Max

Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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31 facts in comparison

Bose SoundTouch 30 vs Google Home Max

Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
43
points
Bose SoundTouch 30
76
points
Google Home Max

Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than Google Home Max?

  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?

Why is Google Home Max better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • 50.25% less body volume
    ?

    9598.77cm³vs19294.177056cm³
  • 112mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    114mmvs2mm
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 3.09kg lighter
    ?

    5.3kgvs8391.5g
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?

Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$149.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV, wo...Bose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV, works with Alexa, Espresso Black
Amazon logo
$599.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice C...Bose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice Control Built-in, Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose SoundTouch 10/20/30 Portable Series...Bose SoundTouch 10/20/30 Portable Series III Wireless Music System Remote Control (White / 355239-0030)
Amazon logo
$34.95
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Wave Music System IV - Espresso Bla...Bose Wave Music System IV - Espresso Black
Amazon logo
$455.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose 251 Environmental Outdoor Speakers ...Bose 251 Environmental Outdoor Speakers (Black) (24643) Bundle with Bose SoundTouch SA-5 Amplifier, Works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$897.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose 737253-1110 SoundTouch SA-5 Amplifi...Bose 737253-1110 SoundTouch SA-5 Amplifier, works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$499.00

Google Home Max

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Google Home Max AmazonViewSonic M1+ Portable Smart Wi-Fi Proje...ViewSonic M1+ Portable Smart Wi-Fi Projector with Dual Harman Kardon Bluetooth Speakers HDMI USB Type C and Built-in Battery (M1PLUS)
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$299.99
Google Home Max AmazonMount Genie Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd ...Mount Genie Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd Gen) and Google Home Mini (1st Gen) | Improves Sound and Appearance | Cleanest Mount Holder Stand for Mini (Silver)
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$9.99
Google Home Max AmazonGoogle Home Mini Wall Mount Holder, Care...Google Home Mini Wall Mount Holder, Caremoo Space-Saving Design AC Outlet Mount, Perfect Cord Management for Google Home Mini Voice Assistant (White, 1 Pack)
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$7.99
Google Home Max AmazonFacebook Portal Plus Smart Video Calling...Facebook Portal Plus Smart Video Calling 15.6” Touch Display with Alexa Black (899-00048-02)
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$279.99
Google Home Max AmazonGoogle Home: Over 100 of the funniest qu...Google Home: Over 100 of the funniest questions to ask Google Home
Amazon logo
$2.99
Google Home Max AmazonBose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice C...Bose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice Control Built-in, Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Google Home Max AmazonAMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Goo...AMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Google Home Mini, A Space-Saving Accessories for Google Home Mini Voice Assistant (White)
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$7.99
Google Home Max AmazonSPORTLINK Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd Ge...SPORTLINK Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd Gen) and Google Home Mini (1st Generation) Improves Sound Visibility and Appearance - A Must Have Nest Mini (2nd Gen)/ Google Home Mini Accessories(White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Home Max AmazonGoogle Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Ala...Google Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Alarm Clock Stand Mount Base Protective Case Compatible with Google Home Mini and Nest Mini(Black)
Amazon logo
$14.99
Google Home Max walmartGoogle Nest Wifi 3 Pack (AC2200 Mesh Rou...Google Nest Wifi 3 Pack (AC2200 Mesh Router with 2 Points)
walmart logo
$349.00

Design

1.volume

19294.18cm³

9598.77cm³

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 SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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.driver unit size

2mm

114mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.weight

8.39kg

5.3kg

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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
3.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
4.has a magnetic shielding
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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 SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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.Has USB Type-C
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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 radio
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundTouch 30
Google Home Max
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 SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$149.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV, wo...Bose Wave SoundTouch Music System IV, works with Alexa, Espresso Black
Amazon logo
$599.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice C...Bose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice Control Built-in, Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose SoundTouch 10/20/30 Portable Series...Bose SoundTouch 10/20/30 Portable Series III Wireless Music System Remote Control (White / 355239-0030)
Amazon logo
$34.95
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Wave Music System IV - Espresso Bla...Bose Wave Music System IV - Espresso Black
Amazon logo
$455.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose 251 Environmental Outdoor Speakers ...Bose 251 Environmental Outdoor Speakers (Black) (24643) Bundle with Bose SoundTouch SA-5 Amplifier, Works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$897.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose 737253-1110 SoundTouch SA-5 Amplifi...Bose 737253-1110 SoundTouch SA-5 Amplifier, works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$499.00

Google Home Max

Buy used:

$199.99

ProductStorePrice
Google Home Max AmazonViewSonic M1+ Portable Smart Wi-Fi Proje...ViewSonic M1+ Portable Smart Wi-Fi Projector with Dual Harman Kardon Bluetooth Speakers HDMI USB Type C and Built-in Battery (M1PLUS)
Amazon logo
$299.99
Google Home Max AmazonMount Genie Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd ...Mount Genie Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd Gen) and Google Home Mini (1st Gen) | Improves Sound and Appearance | Cleanest Mount Holder Stand for Mini (Silver)
Amazon logo
$9.99
Google Home Max AmazonGoogle Home Mini Wall Mount Holder, Care...Google Home Mini Wall Mount Holder, Caremoo Space-Saving Design AC Outlet Mount, Perfect Cord Management for Google Home Mini Voice Assistant (White, 1 Pack)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Home Max AmazonFacebook Portal Plus Smart Video Calling...Facebook Portal Plus Smart Video Calling 15.6” Touch Display with Alexa Black (899-00048-02)
Amazon logo
$279.99
Google Home Max AmazonGoogle Home: Over 100 of the funniest qu...Google Home: Over 100 of the funniest questions to ask Google Home
Amazon logo
$2.99
Google Home Max AmazonBose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice C...Bose Home Speaker 500 with Alexa Voice Control Built-in, Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Google Home Max AmazonAMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Goo...AMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Google Home Mini, A Space-Saving Accessories for Google Home Mini Voice Assistant (White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Home Max AmazonSPORTLINK Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd Ge...SPORTLINK Pedestal for Nest Mini (2nd Gen) and Google Home Mini (1st Generation) Improves Sound Visibility and Appearance - A Must Have Nest Mini (2nd Gen)/ Google Home Mini Accessories(White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Home Max AmazonGoogle Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Ala...Google Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Alarm Clock Stand Mount Base Protective Case Compatible with Google Home Mini and Nest Mini(Black)
Amazon logo
$14.99
Google Home Max walmartGoogle Nest Wifi 3 Pack (AC2200 Mesh Rou...Google Nest Wifi 3 Pack (AC2200 Mesh Router with 2 Points)
walmart logo
$349.00

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