Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker Review

What is a more relaxing way to de-stress from work than to listen to your favorite music when you get home? According to studies, music has become a therapy to a lot of people who are employed in demanding jobs. The best place in your house to listen to your favorite songs is usually in your room. But what if your room is a relatively small space and having a sound system installed is just not an option? You may catch yourself listening to the tunes of rock and roll or jazz and blues with your earphones stuck in your ear. Having them jammed in your ear for long periods of time could be annoying and you may not end up enjoying the melody and just tug on the wires away and go to sleep. You may have listened to your music using the speakers on your music player but the volume isn’t just enough and the quality may just be a mess. If you are in this kind of situation, then getting the Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker is your solution.

Being created as a portable speaker, this electronic device will not occupy a lot of space on your nightstand. Don’t be fooled by its diminutive design because this speaker is packed with sound details. You can hear the deepest base up to the highest highs without reducing the quality of the sound it gives out. You get to enjoy playing just about any genre of music without wearing headphones anymore. You don’t have to worry about connecting your music player via cable because you can transmit your songs via Bluetooth to the speaker. There is just so much sound quality that you can get from this palm-size speaker that you would usually get from 6-channel speakers.

Product Description

Having an aluminum unibody and a very sleek design, this Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth is more substantial than its all-plastic counterparts. Having a weight of only 1.5 pounds it is an easy to bring speaker and you can cramp it to small spaces. The speaker has the capability of connecting up to the last 6 devices that was synced to it via Bluetooth. With this kind of feature you don’t have to go through the hassle of re-establishing a connection again if you want to play songs from another music player you’re your music player is not capable of connecting wirelessly to the speaker, you have the option to connect the 3.5mm audio cable to its port on the right side. Fitted with a 7.4v lithium-ion battery inside, it has a longer battery life that is capable of up to 7 hours of playing time when it is fully charged. If ever you get empty on the battery, it will only take 3 hours to have it back to full again. You have two ways to charge it. You may use its charging cradle while connected to your computer or the AC adapter if you are taking it on-the-go. One of the distinguishing looks of the speaker is its rubber buttons laid in a row. The buttons contain the power, volume up and down, Bluetooth paring and AUX.

Technical Details

  • It has a compact size with dimensions 2.3 x 7.1 x 2 inches making it portable to bring along
  • It only weighs 1.5 pounds so it is not heavy to carry around
  • It can save in memory up to the latest 6 devices synched to it so you don’t have to pair your previously connected devices all over again
  • It has a 3.5mm audio port that will let you connect your non-bluetooth capable MP3 players
  • It comes with a charging cradle that you can hook into your computer
  • It comes with the wall charger for fast charging


The size of this speaker lets you bring it anywhere you are and doesn’t occupy a lot of space on your desk. With its Bluetooth technology that has a range of up to 30 feet, you can continue to enjoy listening to your music even when your away music player is far from it. It can pair with any smartphone or music players through Bluetooth without any problems. You can have long playing hours thanks to its li-ion battery that is also user-replaceable. Knowing Bose, you can never go wrong with both the hardware and sound quality of the SoundLink Mini Bluetooth.


Being a portable speaker its bass response is not the same as from larger speakers. It best sounds indoors compared to outdoors wherein its sounds will be drowned by other noises. It has a mini-USB port that can’t be used for charging. Its only purpose is for updating the firmware of the device. It can be inclined to scratches due to its aluminum body but this can be prevented by getting a rubber protective sleeve. You can even choose from an array of colors. For added protection, you can also get the carrying case.

Who Should Buy It?

For people who enjoys music a lot and doesn’t want the nuisance of tangling wires from their headphones or sticking the ear buds – the Bluetooth speakers is the best way to sing along with your songs. Folks who doesn’t like to configuring devices will not have a hard time operating the speaker. Even the pairing part is easy to use with just the push of the Bluetooth button on the speaker.

On the other hand, a person who likes listening to very loud bass will not enjoy this speakers’ controlled base. The reason behind this is because Bose wants to maintain the quality of the sound that the speakers produce.

Why Should You Buy It?

For just $199 you get a premium sounding portable speakers that you can just slip into your bag. You can play your music or even video games anywhere you go be it in your office, the hotel room or in the comfort of your own place. There are plethoras of mini speakers in the market but you can be assured that the Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth has the sound quality that has been tested for years. Even their aftersales services are the best there is.

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