Big sound, anywhere you are

There are two essential things you need to know about the Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker. First, it's small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. And second, it sounds way, way fuller than it looks. Trust us on this. Its sound will fill a lot of living spaces with room to spare.

The Bose® SoundLink® Min <em>Bluetooth</em> speaker lets you take your music anywhere you are

The Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker lets you take your music anywhere you go.

All your entertainment, streaming with Bluetooth® ease

The SoundLink® Mini connects wirelessly to your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth device, so you can enjoy music from your personal library, thousands of Internet streaming radio stations, or services like Pandora® Internet radio while cueing up songs from your fingertips. The included charging cradle is a nice touch — it lets you keep the speaker charged and ready to grab, so you can slip it into a daypack and have your tunes close at hand anytime.

Unplugged or plugged

The built-in lithium-ion battery gives you up to 7 hours of play time, so the SoundLink® Mini can keep a party going, even unplugged. Or place it on a kitchen shelf in its cradle while you manage your news and entertainment listening from a tablet. All the while, you'll be listening to clearly defined midrange and highs, while enjoying bass response you probably never imagined would come from something this small.

Impeccable build quality

The SoundLink® Mini speaker is engineered with a solid, anodized aluminum housing and skid-proof rubber bottom, so it can stand up to everyday use and sit almost anywhere.

Accessorize for travel

Bose® offers  a soft cover in a choice of colors to keep your SoundLink® Mini protected from bumps and scratches (while still looking stylish). And for your on-the-go adventures, you can get a compatible 12-volt car charger or power supply for those times when you're traveling light. You can even get a travel bag to pack your SoundLink® Mini speaker and its companion charger in.

From our review Big performance, small size

I can easily imagine the Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker sitting happily in its included charging cradle next to the family's keychains and wallets, waiting for the “grab-and-go” moment on the way out the door. It's ridiculously simple to operate. It requires a tiny footprint — slightly more than your average Hershey bar — and it doesn't need wires. And it delivers a healthy helping of that legendary Bose® listening experience.

— Woody Sherman, Crutchfield A/V Writer

Product Highlights:

  • for smartphones and other devices with built-in Bluetooth®
  • connects wirelessly with iPod touch®, iPhone®, iPad®, and Android™ smartphones and tablets
  • 30' wireless range
  • included charging cradle keeps it ready to grab and go
  • rechargeable battery lasts up to 7 hours
  • sleek and durable one-piece anodized aluminum housing
  • 7-1/8"W x 2"H x 2-5/16"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Bose sound link mini

Written By Martial, New York on Sunday, August 23, 2015

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Just perfect for the small room I intended to use it for.

Pros: About everything.

Cons: a little too powerful bass.

Birthday Bose

Written By JVP, Montgomery, Ala on Monday, August 03, 2015

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Great gift to my wife. We enjoy the deep rich sound, the portability and the small size that can be enjoyed on the porch, kitchen or den.

Wonderful sound

Written By Harley, Georgia on Monday, July 20, 2015

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Fantastic crisp sound from such a compact speaker. Easy to set up and use and goes anywhere you need it. You cannot go go wrong purchasing this product. Highly recommend!

Pros: Compact and portability

Cons: None

the sound is fabulous

Written By judite, cleveland ohio on Sunday, July 19, 2015

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The first time I connected my I phone bluetooth, the song that came on started very quiet and tinny. I immediately thought that I had bought a piece of junk. But when the full song started, I was totally blown away with the depth of sound! This is an amazing piece of technology. It's small but compact. Very portable- I love it.

Pros: Small, portable, great( and I mean GREAT) sound.

Cons: I don't really have any "cons"

best speaker system

Written By Vern H, Florida on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

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I have looked a long time for something like this. I use it in our outside yard in the evenings as well as at the beach. It is better than the outside speakers on our stereo.

Pros: simple to use, portable and quite clear

Cons: none that I have found

Bose mini - another quality product from Bose

Written By MikeH, Milton, Florida on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

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Took it to the beach and played 5+ hours. Awesome. Great bass and sound.

Pros: Portability, size, sound clarity, and bass. It is all good!

Cons: None.

Great Bluetooth speaker!

Written By JayM, Virginia on Sunday, July 05, 2015

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I replaced a Beats Pill II with this Bose Sound Link Mini. No comparison - IMO the Bose wins in all categories.

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Written By WayneW, Florida on Monday, June 29, 2015

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Have only had for a week now but love this thing. Very portable and loud enough for me, even outside. Very good sound quality for the price.

Pros: Solidly built and very good sound.

Cons: So far, none.

Amazing piece of equipment!!

Written By KapilV, Alpharetta on Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Perfect for a bedroom or a Kitchen! Every house needs one of these!

Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker

Written By iblues, California on Monday, June 22, 2015

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Would rate this as the best among Bluetooth portable speakers!

Pros: Compact and well-built; amazing audio clarity Good bass for a portable speaker

Good, Reliable and Easy to Use

Written By Anonymous, Florida on Sunday, June 21, 2015

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Excellent overall speaker sound, and easy to take where ever you go. I am very happy with the product/

Pros: Size, quality of sound, portability

Cons: Battery life could be longer.

Bose Soundlink Mini

Written By Paul, 77459 on Sunday, June 21, 2015

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Good well balance bass but not overpowering like the other famous over rated brand

Pros: Long battery life

Cons: Will sell more if priced a little lower

Bose Mini Speaker

Written By corando, Texas on Thursday, June 18, 2015

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I have been a bose customer for many years. You can't go wrong with bose products. They are excellent

Pros: Loud, punchy bass sound.

Cons: none

scratchy sound

Written By derek, Maryland on Monday, June 15, 2015

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i've only had this mini for a few days now but my wife and i think it's a bit scratchy sounding. it has good bass but the clarity isn't there. i'm using it thru my iphone 6. i've tried different sound adjustments thru the phones equalizer settings. rock setting sounds good for most songs but then you have to change it for other songs. hopefully someone will chime in and give any tips.

Pros: i guess it sounds pretty good. and that they have a replacement battery for it.

Cons: a bit fuzzy sounding . not sure what sound setting to choose

boss mini speaker

Written By madan, wynantskill on Monday, June 15, 2015

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It is good speaker

Bose Mini Bluetooth

Written By Roger D, New York on Sunday, June 14, 2015

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It's a Bose. You can hear your music with all the sound balance intended by the original recording. All too often I have strayed from Bose quality and ended up disappointed. Not this time. A perfectly running, sounding Bluetooth device I find enjoyable for my different tastes in music. A good buy.

Pros: No disappointments. Loud enough without being drowned out by needless bullying bass. Just pair and play.

Cons: None yet.

Bose SoundLink Mini

Written By Stan S., Texas on Sunday, June 14, 2015

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I am amazed by this product. Glad I purchased it.

Well Worth The $

Written By CP, Connecticut on Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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I love this thing. The build quality is second to none, and the volume level is ideal for most occasions. When we have large parties outdoors I use a receiver & speaker set up, and we use the home theater for movies, but for just about everything else I use the Mini. I take it to my office everyday, I use it in the kitchen, shower, holiday parties, while I'm working outside, in the garage, on the deck, and down by the fire pit. The sound quality is great and it has very good bass for its size. I usually get 8-9 hours out of it before the battery finally goes. That's long enough for almost anytime you need it.

This is one of those purchases that I would without question buy again. I have had one for over a year now (purchased elsewhere) and the order that I am reviewing is a gift for my father-in-law. I haven't used any of the competitors so I have no comparison to offer but I find the Mini comes in handy pretty often. I get a lot of compliments on it.

Pros: great sound well built good volume decent battery life

Great sound

Written By John C, Tonawanda NY on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Classy looking speaker with great sound. Great service through Crutchfield.

Pros: Great sound! Easy to pair and use.

Cons: Limited Bluetooth range. Shorter battery life than other options.

Powerful Sound

Written By Ted & Karen, Texas on Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Great portable speaker that has powerful sound and easy to use. We are not so "techie" and was easy to pair with cell phone. We enjoy listening to music on back porch or down by the fire pit with this wireless speaker that we can easily cart in and outside to protect speaker from the weather. We highly recommend to others.

Pros: powerful clear sound, portable, ease of use

Cons: no cons

Surprised

Written By Dbark, Wyoming on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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I thought I would never buy another Bose anything because of not being so thrilled with our surround system. I was looking at getting a portable Bluetooth speaker and crutchfield put these on sale, so I read the reviews and my most concern was for a full sound with a good bottom end. This little speaker does just that, I am way impressed. Btw way our surround system is pretty old but never gave a good bass sound on anything except a dvd. Love my little Bose radio and also this little Bluetooth speaker.

Pros: Sound quality and easy setup

Cons: None so far, haven't had it long enough

I want one For every room in my house

Written By disewifey456, anaheim on Monday, May 18, 2015

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This was the best thing I could have ever bought

Pros: Space saver

BOSE speaker

Written By StephW, Florida on Monday, May 18, 2015

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Excellent all the way around! Great for traveling or even for use in your home or outdoor patio!

Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker

Written By Matt, Tennessee on Sunday, May 17, 2015

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Excellent as always with Bose!

Pros: Great sound, size, and portability! Very easy to use!

Cons: None so far.

Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth®

Written By Mike M, New Jersey on Sunday, May 17, 2015

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It's portable, great sound (love bass), seems like a quality product, battery life is good, just wish it was louder. But for its size it really good

Pros: Solid and what you expect from Bose.

great style, great sound

Written By great sound & style, san diego, ca on Friday, May 15, 2015

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The set up andd pairing was so easy. I love the style and the coolnes of the charging system. and the sound is amazing. I bring it to hotel rooms with me.

Amazing Sound

Written By Sean, New Jersey on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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Unbelievable sound from a small product. Friends of mine come over and think that I had a huge sound system playing and were surprised to see that it was just one little speaker. The balance of highs and lows are great. Easy to connect and has very good battery life. Great job Bose!

Pros: Great battery life, great balanced sound

Cons: No indication of volume level

Amazing!

Written By Brandon, Oregon on Sunday, May 10, 2015

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Great product. Sound quality is up to the Bose standard as expected. I connect it to my phone and use the SiriusXM app. I am never without satellite radio now. I just ordered a second one for our 2015 high school graduate.

Pros: Portable amazing sound.

Cons: Wish it came in more colors.

boss sound like

Written By andy, pa on Saturday, May 09, 2015

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I have been using a speaker system from an old pc. I didn't think small speaker could sound good. I was wrong. It is an awesome little system.

Pros: Sound for the size. Easy to use

Cons: Have not found any yet

Amazing sound from a small source

Written By BobS, Oregon on Sunday, May 03, 2015

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This small speaker provides an amazing sound, especially the bass notes. It is all I hoped for and more. It's light, easy to transport and sounds just great.

Pros: Small footprint, easy to cary, light, great, great sound.

Cons: Can't think of any

small but good

Written By Anonymous, Norwalk CA on Sunday, April 19, 2015

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bought for daily use, it works perfect

Pros: 1.easy to carry. 2.easy to use. 3.good design

Cons: if travel bag comes with original package, it would be wonderful

Bose SoundLink Mini

Written By PresG, New York on Thursday, April 02, 2015

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As an older guy, I am amazed to realize how this little speaker more than holds its own with the giant jobs of twenty or thirty years ago. It's like holding one of those behemoth horn rigs in the palm of your hand. And all this with bluetooth and smashing good looks, too! (Haven't used it enough to rate the battery.)

Pros: Broad range, especially the bass; Capacious volume; Sleek and classy good looks; Rapid Bluetooth function

Cons: None

Bose SoundLink Mini

Written By garry, West Virginia on Friday, March 13, 2015

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I purchased the Bose SoundLink Mini for my office to listen to jazz on low volume. It does a wonderful job. The base and clarity is there. I have the Bose plugged in so I can't speak to battery life. The Bluetooth works well. Very pleased with the Mini.

Pros: Cool design, great sound, well built, and good connectivity.

Cons: No cons.

A Sleeper

Written By Jackson, Colorado on Sunday, March 01, 2015

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This little gizmo has an amazingly big sound. Like many before me, I was prepared for a lot less when I actually had it in my hands. Long story short ... it's the best $200 I've spent recently.

Pros: Very big sound in a very small package. Flawless and easy sync to my iPhone. Excellent all around quality.

Cons: Have been sitting here for a full ten minutes trying to come up with something negative to say about this product. Looks like that's not gonna happen today!

Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker

Written By MEL, New York on Sunday, February 15, 2015

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I send this Boss Soundlink Mini Bluetooth to my best friend Dr.Rolly Mupas in the Philippines because he ask for it.

Pros: I know Boss Electronics is one of the best in the world nothing to compare that.

Cons: no comment.

Amazing Sound

Written By Richard, Mount Dora, FL on Sunday, February 15, 2015

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The sound from this small speaker is amazing. Deep bass with no distortion. I didn't like Bose products before this as I found the sound a little muddy, but a neighbor had this and after hearing it, I immediately ordered one. You will not be disappointed in this product.

Pros: Easy to set up. Very portable. Amazing sound quality.

Cons: It takes a little maneuvering to seat the unit on the charger base, but there is an audible signal when you get it right. Very minor issue.

Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Written By Patricia F, Terre Haute,IN on Saturday, January 10, 2015

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Bought this as a gift for husband and we both LOVE it! Synced with Macbook Pro and our iPhones fairly easily. Haven't had it long enough to comment on battery life yet, but love everything else about it so far. The sound quality is superb and it can play much louder than most people would usually play their music.

Pros: Beautiful appearance, great sound quality.

Cons: None so far.

Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

Written By Linda C., Pennsylvania on Monday, January 05, 2015

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I absolutely love this speaker. It is all that I hoped for, in that, it is portable, great clarity, long battery life, and good looking. I bought it to use in the house, outside on the porch, in the motorhome, and on vacation. I tune into Pandora, and iTunes. The delivery was quick, even though I ordered just before Christmas. I did receive it in time for the holiday. Great product.

Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth®

Written By Haines, California on Thursday, January 01, 2015

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I first heard this unit while traveling. A friend rented a mustang convertible and put it on the dash. In his hotel room it sounded like a huge speaker system was playing and all from this tiny box. I was sold. I bought one for each of my kids for Christmas and my niece. I get thanks almost every day. I still cant figure out how this teeny thing makes such huge base. Thumbs up, hats off to Bose.

So good I bought a second one

Written By Tim, Phoenix, AZ on Thursday, January 01, 2015

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Bought this last year for my daughter for xmas...was so good decided to buy another one for xmas for daughter #2. Love the substantial build quality. Sound is very good, but no mistaking these small speakers for true high fidelity; none of them come close to a good set of small bookshelf speakers an