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 colorful assortment of optional covers let you personalize 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

  • Colored accessory covers personalize your speaker and provide further protection from scratches

Optional covers, available in 5 colors, add style and protection to the SoundLink speaker III

Personalize it!

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

Pair and play

This compact speaker pairs easily with your smartphone, iPad or other Bluetooth device. It has a range of about 30 feet, 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® Mobile speaker III from your device. The speaker remembers the most recent six devices you've used, so reconnecting is even simpler.

Pairing your BLUETOOTH device with the speaker is simple
Bose technologies deliver full-spectrum audio, even at high volume

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.

Silicone button panel resists dirt and dust, and wraparound grille enhances durability

Form and function

Sure, the sound draws 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 color 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.

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

Aux input lets you connect other audio sources, USB port enables software updates

Details

SoundLink® speaker III

SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III dimensions

Dimensions

System

  • Height: 5.18 in (13.15 cm)
  • Width: 10.08 in (25.6 cm)
  • Depth: 1.89 in (4.8 cm)
  • Weight: 3.03 lbs (1.37 kg)

Wall charger

  • Height: 3.81 in (9.68 cm)
  • Width: 1.87 in (4.75 cm)
  • Depth: 1.12 in (2.84 cm)
  • Cord: 54 in (137 cm)

Inputs/outputs

  • Aux input
  • Micro-USB port
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Additional details

  • Wireless range up to 30 ft
  • Battery life up to 14 hours

To find additional views and connection instructions, see the manuals section below.

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 (1.5 lb) 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 30 feet of your paired Bluetooth device. Walls and construction materials can affect reception at times.

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

Yes, as long as your computer is enabled for Bluetooth and is within 30 feet 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.

Covers

SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III cover – gray

Personalize your SoundLink® Bluetooth speaker III and provide added protection for the aluminum body from scratches or abrasions. Also available in Blue, Green, Orange or Pink.

Compatible with:

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III cover - blue

Personalize your SoundLink® Bluetooth speaker III and provide added protection for the aluminum body from scratches or abrasions. Also available in Gray, Green, Orange or Pink.

Compatible with:

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III cover - green

Personalize your SoundLink® Bluetooth speaker III and provide added protection for the aluminum body from scratches or abrasions. Also available in Gray, Blue, Orange or Pink.

Compatible with:

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III cover – orange

Personalize your SoundLink® Bluetooth speaker III and provide added protection for the aluminum body from scratches or abrasions. Also available in Gray, Blue, Green or Pink.

Compatible with:

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III cover - pink

Personalize your SoundLink® Bluetooth speaker III and provide added protection for the aluminum body from scratches or abrasions. Also available in Gray, Blue, Green or Orange.

Compatible with:

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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Batteries and chargers

SoundLink® car charger

The SoundLink® car charger uses a 12V power outlet commonly found in vehicles. It lets you play music and charge the battery in your SoundDock Portable digital music system, SoundLink® Air digital music system or SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III. You can also charge an iPod or iPhone if it’s docked in your SoundDock Portable system.

Compatible products
• SoundDock® Portable digital music system
• SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III
• SoundLink® Bluetooth® Mobile speaker II
• SoundLink® Wireless Mobile speaker
• SoundLink® Air digital music system

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Color: Black

IN STOCK

SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III charging cradle

Listen as long as you like to your SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III with this charging cradle. Your speaker charges while it plays, so it’s ready to go whenever you are.

Compatible with:

  • SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III

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