SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

SoundLink® Bluetooth ® speaker III is rated 4.9138 out of 5 by 58.
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SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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Share the music. Show your style.

Meet the speaker that brings your music and friends together—with a style that’s all your own. The SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III is our best-performing mobile Bluetooth® speaker. It plays louder and longer than its popular predecessor, with advanced Bose® technologies that reproduce the fullness, clarity and depth of your music. And a colourful assortment of optional covers let you personalise your speaker.

  • Our best-performing Bluetooth® speaker plays your music with fullness, depth and clarity
  • Wireless connection to your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth® device
  • Up to 14 hours of music from rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Coloured accessory covers personalise your speaker and provide further protection from scratches

Pair and play

This compact speaker pairs easily with your smartphone, iPad or other Bluetooth® device. It has a range of about 9m, so you can enjoy the sound you want without wires. Simply press and hold the Bluetooth® button on the speaker's top panel, and then choose the SoundLink® speaker III from your device. The speaker remembers the six most recent devices you’ve used, so reconnecting is even simpler.

Powerful performance

It’s no secret: your music is the foundation for a good time. And this speaker delivers. Four drivers and two passive radiators provide full-spectrum audio and clarity at any listening level. Plus, you’ll hear incomparable bass performance not found in other mobile speakers. And improvements in digital signal processing let you share your music louder than the previous version of our Bluetooth® speaker.

Form and function

Not only will sound draw a crowd, but this speaker also has a sleek look you’ll appreciate. Curved edges and a thin profile make a bold statement, especially when you add a touch of colour with an optional cover. The speaker easily slips right into a bag or backpack. The silicone button panel protects it from dirt and dust, while a wraparound metal grille adds to its durability and resists fingerprints.

Personalise it!

Optional soft covers add flair—and further protection—for your SoundLink® speaker III.

More features

  • Aux input enables audio connections from other sources, increasing versatility of system
  • USB port allows for software update to ensure ongoing Bluetooth® device compatibility
  • Compact power adapter folds flat to fit easily in a bag, ideal for extended trips
  • Optional 12V car charger for charging your speaker while on the road.



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Wall charger



  • Height: 13.15 cm
  • Width: 25.60 cm
  • Depth: 4.80 cm
  • Weight: 1.37 kg

Wall charger

  • Cord: 1.37 m


  • Aux input
  • Micro-USB port

Additional details

  • Wireless range up to 9 m
  • Battery life up to 14 hours

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In the box

Included items

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III
  • Wall charger



How is this speaker different from the SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker?

The SoundLink® speaker III plays louder and has better bass reproduction than the SoundLink® Mini speaker. This makes it well-suited for sharing music with others. If you’re looking for a lighter speaker (0.67 kg) with increased portability, the SoundLink® Mini speaker is a great choice for personal listening.

Does the SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III support Wi-Fi® or WiDi?

No, the wireless connection for this speaker is Bluetooth® only. If you’re looking for speakers that connect via Wi-Fi®, have a look at our SoundTouch™ Wi-Fi® music systems.

What is the battery life for the SoundLink® speaker III?

The battery lasts up to 14 hours on a single charge, a 30% increase over the previous model.

Does the speaker have a built-in cover?

No, the new industrial design lets the speaker stand upright without the built-in cover featured in the previous model.

How do I control the speaker?

Power and volume controls are located on the speaker itself. Otherwise, use your smartphone or other paired device to select a playlist, streaming audio source, etc. No remote control necessary.

What is the wireless range of the SoundLink® speaker III?

On average, the speaker will work within 9 m of your paired Bluetooth® device. Walls and construction materials can affect reception at times.

Can I stream music (Spotify etc.) from my computer to the SoundLink® speaker III?

Yes, as long as your computer is enabled for Bluetooth® and is within 9 m of the speaker.

If I'm using my smartphone with the SoundLink® speaker III, will phone calls play through the speaker?

No. A phone call interrupts your audio source and plays through your phone only. When the call ends, your music automatically resumes through the SoundLink® speaker III.



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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Sound clarity, portable. We are already in love with this portable soaker we bought yesterday! It fills our living room with soothing music and is so destressing. It can be moved around so easily and is almost weightless! Sound is crisp and loudness is very good! We felt the sound is all around us and not localized to the speaker. Very happy with our buy!
Date published: 2015-08-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor Battery Life I have an earlier version of this speaker and I am really disappointed. I can only use it when plugged into the main. The battery does not hold the charge. You charge it, turn it off and when you go to use it again the battery is flat. Hope this has been resolved with the new model.
Date published: 2015-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply amazing We have a superb surround sound system in the living room and wanted a small portable to play streaming music through. Switched it on and could not believe the sound quality and depth from something so relatively small. One of the best purchases I have ever made in my life.
Date published: 2015-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing sound, great looks & superb build quality! Had my Soundlink III for a little over a month now and I am 100% satisfied with the overall sound quality, build quality and value. Phenominal battery life is another great bonus from a very well rounded speaker package. At first I was aprehensive about the quality of the sound via Bluetooth but I was pleasently suprised. The bass is puncy and clear with out being over pronounced and the highs are nice and clear and cut through well. I was shocked at how much of a difference speaker placement makes. The suggested few inches out from a hard surface (obviously) sounds much better than an area with little or no backstop. Despite being advised against using the speaker in small rooms, the Soundlink III performed very well in my small shower room. Overall very pleased with it and would 100% recommend to others.
Date published: 2015-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect portable speaker for smartphone users i have had this for nearly a year now and its still as exceptional as the day i git it i love this speaker so much i don't go anywhere without it as music is a massive part of my life i always recommend it to everyone i know . my mates always want to use it ha ha its the best Bluetooth portable speaker i have used truly faultless
Date published: 2015-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great buy! What an incredible sound from such a small speaker! Good Bluetooth range too. - I'm delighted with my Bose Soundlink purchase.
Date published: 2015-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound My daughter had one for Christmas and I was so impressed with the quality of the sound from such a small unit that I went out and bought one. Still impressed and very happy with it.
Date published: 2015-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from performance perfect I knew this wonderful product would be a great buy and it it did not disappoint
Date published: 2015-07-06
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