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Meet the speaker that brings your music and friends together—with a style that’s all your own. The SoundLink® Bluetoothspeaker 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 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.
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 Bluetoothspeaker.
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.
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
SoundLink® speaker III
- 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)
- 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)
- Aux input
- Micro-USB port
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- Wireless range up to 30 ft
- Battery life up to 14 hours
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.