Product Comparison: Anker Soundcore Motion B vs Bose SoundLink Mini


General Specifications
Brand
Anker
Bose
Model
Soundcore Motion B
SoundLink
Origin
China
Mexico
About the product
You think a small Bluetooth speaker won’t have the volume to do your music justice? Think again.Motion B contains 2 full-range drivers and a passive bass-radiator capable of delivering 12W of intense audio power. When you’re fully prepared to experience an explosion of sound energy, simply buckle up and press play.
Just because it’s small doesn’t mean it has to sound that way. The SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker II delivers full sound with dramatically deeper lows than you’d expect from a speaker that fits in the palm of your hand. And because it’s wireless and ultra-compact, it’s easy to take Bose sound anywhere. The built-in speakerphone lets you take calls out loud with clear sound. And voice prompts make Bluetooth pairing easy. Plays unplugged for hours and can be charged from most USB power sources.
Key Specs
Power output
12 W
50 W
Connection Type
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth
Range
66 ft.
30 ft.
Battery Life
12 hour(s)
10 hour(s)
Dynamic Configuration
3 drivers
3 drivers

Anker Soundcore Motion B

Bose SoundLink Mini

What customers say about "Key Specs"
Anker Soundcore Motion B Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
  • Can't verify exact range but certainly could still hear it playing/connected up to at least 30-40 ft and that was without volume being on full.
  • Once paired the sound field and range are superb. Highly recommended.
  • For the money, this little speaker covers a wide range of sounds and it is clarity v good a decent bass output.
  • The sound quality and range of this speaker is amazing.
  • The connection and range is solid - I have left my phone in the other side of the house have had no issues with sound quality.
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
  • I am very disappointed in the battery life of Bose products. In the 1 1/2 years I have had this Speaker I have taken very good care of it and used it very little. At this point, it will not charge over 50 percent.
  • This is my first BOSE product - I love the sound clarity and battery life.
  • The battery life is awesome. The unit itself cosmetically looks a little dated, but the sound makes it worth it.
  • The Bluetooth connects immediately upon turning on the device. Most take at least a couple seconds, but not the SoundLink.
  • Good battery life - charge level was still 100% after watching the first movie.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
3.2 in.
2 in.
Width
7.5 in.
7.1 in.
Depth
2.6 in.
2.3 in.
Weight
14 lbs.
1.5 lbs.

Anker Soundcore Motion B

Bose SoundLink Mini

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Anker Soundcore Motion B Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
  • The SoundCore is actually surprisingly good sounding for its size and price.
  • Size of the speaker is excellent, cannot fault that. Build quality is good, the feel of it is amazing, almost like suede, so nice to the touch.
  • I was well impressed with the build and sound quality of the speaker considering its size.
  • Love the compact size but the sound is big always crystal clear even with the sound screwed up.
  • Great size makes it really very portable & ideal to take away for holidays.
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
  • I wanted a well made, good sounding, small portable speaker for the home and I don't think I could have made a better choice.
  • The sound from this small speaker is spectacular. It produces great bass with well balances treble and is made with precision quality- it is surprisingly heavy.
  • I enjoy the excellent battery life, sounds, tones, and volume range from this small speaker.
  • The bass is absolutely astounding from such a small unit.
  • Great little speaker; very big sound for its size. I'm also really surprised by the BT range - much better than the JBL flip I've used in the past.
Features
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
Material
Plastic
Carbon
Display Type
No
No
Battery Type
Li-ion battery
Li-ion battery
Supported Systems
Windows Mobile, MacOS, Android, Windows, iOS
Windows Mobile, Android, MacOS, iOS, Windows
Hand Strap
No
No
Protection
IPX7 waterproof
Water-resistant
Accessories Included
Micro USB cable
Charging cradle, Wall charger, Cable
Extras
Bigger beats, Extended playtime, Simplified audio, Stronger connectivity, Connect Smart Assistants, Power 2
Built-in speakerphone, allows you to enjoy hands-free calling, Easy pairing, Charges easily
What customers say about "Features"
Anker Soundcore Motion B Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
  • Originally wanted to get the Anker SoundCore 2 but I got this because it is completely waterproof.
  • The speaker looks and feel very durable, exactly as you would expect from a waterproof speaker.
  • Fully waterproof which means I can now use it next to my hot tub and not worry about rain or splashes.
  • Properly waterproof (tested in the sink, while playing music on full volume)
  • The speaker is rubberised and waterproof so you can take it to the beach without worrying too much.
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
  • The ability to use it as a speakerphone is a handy feature. Callers have noted that my voice sounds clear. An incoming call can be answered (or refused) with a tap of a button on top of the unit.
  • Just push the button on the speaker and you can speak through it. I can hear others well through it, and they tell me they hear me normally.
  • Connecting is also a breeze, after your initial set up. Its as easy as pushing a button.
  • The action button is a really cool way to let you pause and change tracks without fussing with your phone.
  • I like the multifunction button to pause and skip songs.
Interfaces
AUX In
No
Yes
Ethernet Port
No
No
Micro USB
Yes
Yes
USB
No
No
Lightning Port
No
No
NFC
No
No
Card Slot
No
No
What customers say about "Interfaces"
Anker Soundcore Motion B Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
  • The battery life is superb and is charged via micro USB like many of my other devices.
  • Charging is by standard mini-USB, which is welcome, and a cable is supplied.
  • Easy access to the 3.5 mm output and micro USB ports behind the plastic flap.
  • Charging port and AUX 3.5 jack input are to the side with a little door, presumably so that water doesn't get it as it does have an IPX7 rating.
  • The USB charging port is covered by a flap and I think will either break off after a while or get scratches and become dirty.
Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II
  • They have also increased the battery life and changed from a proprietary charging connector to a standard mini-USB port.
  • I really appreciate that it can charge through the included proprietary base or through micro-USB.
  • I use it with phone and desktop computer via bluetooth and now have it working via the aux input as sound system for my TV.
  • Everything great except it buzz really loud connecting with aux when nothing is played.
  • The AUX jack, thru which music plays fine, shuts off after 15 minutes.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1.5 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
Manual
MSRP
179.95 $


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