Bold sound for wherever life takes you
From the pool to the park to the patio, the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth® speaker II is a tough and water-resistant companion that's perfect for any adventure. Featuring a soft-touch silicone exterior and a built-in microphone for calls, it's your go-to speaker with bold sound, wherever you need it.
Innovative technology for an inspired performance
SoundLink® Color II is a result of Bose engineering, so it's packed with exclusive technologies. Like the dual opposing passive radiators, which help it pump out sound while keeping vibrations to an absolute minimum. It's how we make a speaker that rocks your world without moving an inch.
Rugged. Soft. Water resistant.
The SoundLink® Color Bluetooth® speaker II is designed for life on the go. The wrap-around silicon body gives it the compact durability you need to throw it in a bag or backpack and take it anywhere. But it's rounded with a soft-touch surface, so it's still easy to carry in your hand. And, the SoundLink® Color II is water resistant, so you can listen by the pool or lake, too. It's tough enough to keep up, with a design that keeps your music portable.
Built to go
Play your music wherever you are. No matter what you're doing. Weighing in at just 0.54 kilograms (1.2 lb), SoundLink® Color II is just a little heavier than a football. And using it is a breeze. Control multiple functions with the press of a button, like answering calls on speakerphone, skipping tracks, switching between connected devices and more. And you can take SoundLink® Color II along for day trips without missing a beat of your music. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery gives you up to 8 hours of playtime.
Easy connecting. Easy listening.
Enjoy any song from almost any device — if it's Bluetooth®, you have everything you need to start playing. SoundLink® Color II features a reliable wireless range of about 9 metres, and connecting is seamless. Voice prompts talk you through the pairing and you can quickly switch between two connected devices. It even remembers the last eight most recently used devices, so you can reconnect your phone, your brother's tablet or your housemate's girlfriend's laptop.
An app can make the difference
We want you to get the most out of your Bluetooth® speaker. So we designed this free app that makes connecting and switching between devices easier than ever. Bose Connect will unlock future product features, give you access to product tips and even let you personalise your settings. The app will also make sure your speaker always has the latest software with quick and easy updates. See how a simple, intuitive app makes all the difference.
- Speaker:13.3 cm H x 12.7 cm W x 5.7 cm D (0.54 kg)
- 3.5 mm auxiliary input
- Micro-B USB port
- Wireless range up to 9 m (30 ft)
- Battery life up to 8 hrs
WHAT'S IN THE BOX?
- SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II
- USB cable
What are the differences between the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II, SoundLink® Bluetooth ® speaker III and SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth ® speaker II?
• SoundLink® Bluetooth® speaker III is the most powerful portable speaker from Bose®, is made from premium materials and has battery life of up to 14 hours
• SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker II delivers full sound with dramatically deep lows, is available in two colours (Carbon or Pearl) and has battery life of ten hours
• SoundLink® Color Bluetooth® speaker II features a water-resistant design, has a battery life of up to eight hours and is available in four colours: Aquatic Blue, Coral Red, Soft Black or Polar White
What purpose do the voice prompts on the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II serve?
Is it possible to disable voice prompts on the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II?
What is the range of the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II's Bluetooth ® performance?
How many devices can pair with the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II at once? What happens if I have several Bluetooth®-enabled devices in my house?
What happens when my phone is streaming music to the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II and a call comes in?
When a call comes in, the audio on the SoundLink® Color II will pause, and the call will ring through the speaker. If you wish to answer the call through the SoundLink® Color II, simply press the multi-function button to answer the call. You can now talk into the speaker itself to conduct your phone call. Once you end your call, music playback will resume. Some details of this experience will vary depending on the implementation by the phone manufacturer.
What is the purpose of the multi-function button?
When in audio playback mode, the multi-function button allows for play (press), pause (press), track forwards (double press) and track backwards (triple press). Pressing and holding the multi-function button will activate the voice control capabilities of your device (for voice dialling and access to Siri or Google Now™). Pressing the multi-function button again will exit the voice control mode.
When there is an incoming call, pressing the multi-function button will answer the call, and pressing and holding it will reject the call. During an active call, pressing the multi-function button will end the call.
What is the battery performance of the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II?
Battery performance varies with the content played and volume at which it is played. In typical usage, the SoundLink® Color II battery lasts up to eight hours.
How long does it take to charge the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II's battery?
While not playing music, much of the SoundLink® Color II battery's charge can be recovered in 3 hours when using a USB power source of at least one amp of current. Charging from alternative USB power sources or when playing music may take longer.
Does the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II support Wi-Fi® or WiDi?
No. SoundLink® Color speaker II's wireless connection is Bluetooth® only.
Can the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II be used to provide audio for video, such as watching a film on a tablet?
Yes. However, the quality of the experience—specifically, synchronisation between audio and video—can be influenced by the implementation of Bluetooth® on the device, and the best performance will occur when wireless interference is minimised by keeping the SoundLink® Color II and the device in close proximity, less than 2 m (6 ft), with no objects between them. Use of a Wi-Fi® network in the area may also affect performance.
Does the SoundLink® Color Bluetooth ® speaker II have a stereo pairing feature?
No. The SoundLink® Color speaker II currently does not have this feature. However, we plan to enable it with a software update in the future.