Updated July 03, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

The 10 Best Bose Speakers

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been edited 6 times since it was first published in December of 2017. With over half a century of experience, Bose remains one of the leading manufacturers of high-end, consumer-grade audio equipment. We've taken a look at their range of speaker offerings in order to rank some of the best across a few categories, whether they are meant to pump up the bass for your home theater setup, let you have a hands-free speakerphone conversation, or accompany you outdoors. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best bose speaker on Amazon.

8. Soundwear Companion Wireless

6. SoundTouch 30 Series III

4. S1 Pro

3. Lifestyle 650 Home System

2. Home Speaker 500

1. Home Theater 700

Editor's Notes

July 01, 2019:

Bose has been making high-quality speakers for a number of years, and our previous ranking was a testament to the staying power of some of their older models. This time around, however, I wanted to makes sure that newer models were better represented, so I combed through the company's listings for the most recent and most capable offerings. The result is a nice mix of the modern with the traditional, though the days of dedicated, plug-in computer speakers seem far behind us. On the more modern side, you'll see the Home Speaker 500, with its small display screen capable of showing you things like album art. It's essentially an Alexa device on steroids. More traditionally, you'll see something like the Lifestyle 650 at number three, which is set up like a typical surround sound system, but with its center speaker being replaced by a soundbar to keep up with the times.

On the topic of sets like the Lifestyle, you may notice that the constituent parts of some sets are available on the market individually. We looked at them on their own and as parts of more comprehensive setups and decided that the sets tended more toward both savings and practicality, as most people are more likely to invest in a set than they are to cobble together a surround system from different makes, models, or years of speakers.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on July 03, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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