Bose just announced their smallest and lightest portable Bluetooth wireless speaker with the new SoundLink Mini. It fits in the palm of your hand, connects wirelessly to a smart device or tablet, and delivers deeper low notes and more powerful sound than most speakers of its size.
The SoundLink Mini speaker features several engineering advancements precisely integrated in its enclosure: two new passive radiators feature a patented surround to reproduce the lowest low notes. The proprietary passive radiators are driven by new custom-designed, high-efficiency Bose transducers. Debuting in the SoundLink Mini speaker, the new Bose transducers move twice the air as conventional same-size transducers and deliver clear mid- and high-frequencies. To optimize the audio output, Bose digital signal processing is integrated for tonally balanced sound at any listening level.
The SoundLink Mini speaker uses Bluetooth A2DP and a powerful antenna for a reliable wireless connection. It’s easy to pair and play, connecting to a mobile device at the touch of a button on the speaker’s control panel. The six most recently used Bluetooth devices are stored in memory, eliminating the need to pair again.
At 1.5 pounds, the SoundLink Mini speaker weighs no more than the average tablet. It measures just 2.0”H x 7.1”W x 2.3”D — 30% the size and 50% the weight of the original SoundLink Mobile speaker. With its anodized aluminum housing, it resists scratches and fingerprints, and is strong and durable enough for the rigors of everyday use.
The SoundLink Mini speaker comes with a charging cradle, making it easy to grab-and-go with your music, and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to seven hours of listening. Accessory soft covers in orange, green and blue, and a travel bag, are also available for customization and convenience.
The SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker joins the acclaimed SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile speaker II in the Bose Bluetooth speaker product line.
“Handheld speakers aren’t new, but none are like the SoundLink Mini,” said Phil Hess, vice president of the Bose Home Entertainment Division. “Developing a smaller speaker wasn’t the goal and it wasn’t enough. The SoundLink Mini had to be small, and it had to offer better sound than any speaker of its size. And we believe it does.”
Pricing and Availability
- Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker → $199.95 (July 11, 2013)
- Bose SoundLink Mini Accessory Soft Covers → $24.95
- Bose SoundLink Mini Travel Bag → $44.95