Bose® - SoundLink® Micro Waterproof Bluetooth® Speaker - Blue

When a speaker this small sounds this good, you'll never leave it behind. The Bose® SoundLink® Micro Bluetooth® speaker delivers unmatched sound for a speaker of this size. Its rugged design and durable strap let you take it everywhere you go. It's waterproof from the inside out, so even if it falls in the pool, just pull it out and keep on playing.

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Overview

What's Included


  • Bose SoundLink® Micro Waterproof Bluetooth® Speaker
  • Owner's manual
  • USB cable

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
99% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (780 out of 794)

Features


Crisp, balanced sound and unmatched bass performance for its size

Rugged, waterproof design - meets IPX7 standards

Attach it to your backpack or cooler with the tear-resistant silicone strap, and bring it wherever you go

Enjoy up to six hours of playtime from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Pair two speakers together for stereo or party mode playback

Hands-free voice control with Amazon Echo Dot

Take calls and access your phone's Siri or your Google Assistant™ right from the speaker

Wireless Bluetooth® pairing with voice prompts

Multi-connect to two devices and swap which controls the music

Easily manage Bluetooth connections, unlock features and access future updates with the Bose® Connect app

Easy charging via a Micro-B USB port

Available in black, blue, and orange


Customer rating

4.8
99%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

3.9

Pros

Cons

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely!

    Posted
    David
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The Bose SoundLink Micro is a very pleasant surprise! Though we obtained it for the family to use, I plan to get another one just for myself. Honestly, it is QUALITY audio from such a diminutive design that it is hard to resist. Here are some thoughts about our experience with Micro so far. First and foremost - the sound! I have a very expensive pair of headphones as my primary means of listening to music. When those headphones are not in use, I also have a very nice set-up of loudspeakers in a couple of rooms in our home. I am picky about sound quality and I know every nuance of some of my favorite albums which I have listened to for years. Believe it or not, the SoundLink Micro actual competes! At much lower volumes, of course, and only when the Micro is placed in close proximity; yet, this little speaker puts out very rich and pleasing high-quality music. The lows, mids and highs are all there and well represented. The sound is as detailed, dynamic and accurate as a little speaker possibly could put out. When compared to other bluetooth speakers we own, I like the Micro somewhat better (more accurate) than our Bose SoundLink Mini II. The bass is also tighter on the Micro when compared to the MIni. The Mini has bass that punches deaper but it tends to drown out the highs. The Micro does not have that problem. I also like the Micro much better than our Bose SoundLink Color II. The Color is not nearly as dynamic though it plays louder. The only bluetooth speaker I like better is our Bose SoundLink Revolve which handedly tops the Micro in every area. That is, every area except for ruggedness and portability. Speaking of portability, that is another aspect that makes the SoundLink Micro stand-out. It fits so perfectly in the hand. There is a nice weight to it that feels right. Also, the silicon outer shell has a quality feel to it. It does not quit feel rubbery in a cheap way. It reminds me more of the fluoroelastomer sports band that came with my wife’s smart watch. It just feels right. The back strap has the same quality feel. The strap secures firmly in place and seems durable enough to last for years. Though the speaker is small enough to fit in my pocket, I probably would rather use the strap to attach the speaker to a bag or belt. My son likes to strap it to his trumpet case when he goes to band practice (see photo). The speaker is both water proof and shock resistant which just adds to its portability. The small size and rugged “take anywhere” aspect of the Micro is what really sets it apart from every other speaker we own. Bose claims that the battery will last up to six hours. Honestly, I have not kept track of how long we use the speaker before needing to charge it. I do know that our experience with Bose with our older speakers is that they tend to under promise and over deliver on their battery claims. I fully expect the Micro would last longer than six hours if played near 60% volume which is where I tend to keep it. As to features, the Bose Micro has plenty. The speaker doubles as a speaker phone with a dedicated button to answer phone calls. The same button also multitasks to pause/play music, skip tracks and summon our devices’ voice assistant. The Bose Connect App is available to download to tweak the speaker’s auto-off settings and to update the firmware when available. Bose says that the App also serves to link the Micro to other Bose bluetooth speakers. I have not tried this feature yet, but certainly will soon. How awesome to have two speakers playing stereo music on the go! The Bose SoundLink Micro is probably not for everyone, but for most will be absolutely fantastic. It certainly sounds nice for its size. Actually, it just sounds great - period. Great job Bose!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely!

    Posted
    David
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    The Bose SoundLink Micro is a very pleasant surprise! Though we obtained it for the family to use, I plan to get another one just for myself. Honestly, it is QUALITY audio from such a diminutive design that it is hard to resist. Here are some thoughts about our experience with Micro so far. First and foremost - the sound! I have a very expensive pair of headphones as my primary means of listening to music. When those headphones are not in use, I also have a very nice set-up of loudspeakers in a couple of rooms in our home. I am picky about sound quality and I know every nuance of some of my favorite albums which I have listened to for years. Believe it or not, the SoundLink Micro actual competes! At much lower volumes, of course, and only when the Micro is placed in close proximity; yet, this little speaker puts out very rich and pleasing high-quality music. The lows, mids and highs are all there and well represented. The sound is as detailed, dynamic and accurate as a little speaker possibly could put out. When compared to other bluetooth speakers we own, I like the Micro somewhat better (more accurate) than our Bose SoundLink Mini II. The bass is also tighter on the Micro when compared to the MIni. The Mini has bass that punches deaper but it tends to drown out the highs. The Micro does not have that problem. I also like the Micro much better than our Bose SoundLink Color II. The Color is not nearly as dynamic though it plays louder. The only bluetooth speaker I like better is our Bose SoundLink Revolve which handedly tops the Micro in every area. That is, every area except for ruggedness and portability. Speaking of portability, that is another aspect that makes the SoundLink Micro stand-out. It fits so perfectly in the hand. There is a nice weight to it that feels right. Also, the silicon outer shell has a quality feel to it. It does not quit feel rubbery in a cheap way. It reminds me more of the fluoroelastomer sports band that came with my wife’s smart watch. It just feels right. The back strap has the same quality feel. The strap secures firmly in place and seems durable enough to last for years. Though the speaker is small enough to fit in my pocket, I probably would rather use the strap to attach the speaker to a bag or belt. My son likes to strap it to his trumpet case when he goes to band practice (see photo). The speaker is both water proof and shock resistant which just adds to its portability. The small size and rugged “take anywhere” aspect of the Micro is what really sets it apart from every other speaker we own. Bose claims that the battery will last up to six hours. Honestly, I have not kept track of how long we use the speaker before needing to charge it. I do know that our experience with Bose with our older speakers is that they tend to under promise and over deliver on their battery claims. I fully expect the Micro would last longer than six hours if played near 60% volume which is where I tend to keep it. As to features, the Bose Micro has plenty. The speaker doubles as a speaker phone with a dedicated button to answer phone calls. The same button also multitasks to pause/play music, skip tracks and summon our devices’ voice assistant. The Bose Connect App is available to download to tweak the speaker’s auto-off settings and to update the firmware when available. Bose says that the App also serves to link the Micro to other Bose bluetooth speakers. I have not tried this feature yet, but certainly will soon. How awesome to have two speakers playing stereo music on the go! The Bose SoundLink Micro is probably not be for everyone, but for most will be absolutely fantastic. It certainly sounds nice for its size. Actually, it just sounds great - period. Great job Bose!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small only in size; Big in sound

    Posted
    bzm3j81
    • Tech Insider NetworkTech Insider Network
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    I've been a Bose fan for a long time. This Soundlink Micro Bluetooth speaker reaffirms my admiration for their products. I have a Logitech X100 that I bought when Amazon introduced the 2nd Gen Echo Dot. I used that to boost the audio quality above the Echo Dot's speaker. For $50, the Logitech X100 did the job. The Bose Soundlink Micro Bluetooth speaker may be about $100, but its sound quality is far above the Logitech. Once you start pumping Pandora, or iHeartRadio from your phone or tablet, you are enveloped in the rich soundscape that you would normally expect from Bose. When compared to a Bose Revolve+ Bluetooth loudspeaker, you don't get the same heart-thumping bass nor the overwhelming volume. But the Soundlink Micro will certainly fill a decent sized room and will definitely pump more bass and better clarity than any Bluetooth speaker in its size class. Controls are fairly simple, on top, there are volume controls and a multi-purpose button. On either side of the micro-USB charging port is a power button and a Bluetooth button. Above the charging port there are 6 lights. 5 that indicate charge level and 1 that indicates that the unit is powered on, blinks for activity or changes blue for Bluetooth pairing. I wasn't sure when I read about the strap, but after playing around with it, it's a nice idea. It's a silicone strap that's fixed on one side and has a hook on the other end for the catch point on the other side to secure the strap. This is great if you want to attach the speaker to the shoulder strap of a backpack. It is far better than having to deal with a bulky, hard plastic clip. This speaker is built solidly. There is a speaker grill on top and a grill on the underside for the bass. The feet are tall enough to make sure the speaker is not sitting on the strap. The speaker has a nice rubberized texture that gives you a more rugged feeling. It's been built to take modest falls. It can even be submerged in up to 1 meter deep water. Bluetooth initial pairing is easy and the Bose Connect app allows you further control over voice prompts and other settings. It is also responsible for firmware updates. I like that it even works as a speakerphone using the volume up/down and multi-purpose buttons to start, end, flash, and mute calls. If I had to ding this product it's that it is only a Bluetooth speaker. There is no aux port and you cannot use the micro-USB port as a aux input port either. Both those features you can find on the Bose Revolve speakers. In the box, you get the speaker, some legal, safety, warranty and basic instruction booklets and a 20" charging cable (micro-USB to USB A). There is no wall adapter included. The speaker charges at up to 5V @ 1.5A. At that rate, it takes about 3 hours to fully charge. Battery life runs about 6 hours. I really enjoy this Soundlink Micro speaker and I find it far more portable than the Bose Revolve. I can see myself strapping it to my backpack and taking hikes with it. Unfortunately for me, I can also see that the rest of my family wants their own.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Stock up now for the holidays

    Posted
    RonH
    • Tech Insider NetworkTech Insider Network
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    Bose soundlink micro The first thing I noticed when I opened the box, other than how great the packaging is, is the feel of the Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker. The build is solid, the silicone skin just feels good in your hand and the weight is surprising for how small this speaker is. Like my other SoundLink speakers, the battery needed charged right out of the box. The battery life is rated at six hours. I played the speaking throughout the weekend on one charge. It comes with a USB cable but no charger, which shouldn’t be a problem as most have several laying around from other devices. There is no NFC pairing but the speaker paired with everything I threw at it with ease. The most important issue, how does it sound? AMAZING! This little speaker kicks out some room-filling volume with a clarity and fullness that is definitely Bose. The sound coming from this little speaker is so immersive and full, stereo sound is a non-issue. Once again you wonder how so much bass is possible from such a small speaker! There is an app for this speaker, Bose Connect but its pretty lackluster, only offering volume and connectivity options, oh and you can use it to rename the device and select the voice language. I’m convinced the attitude at Bose is “we know how your music is supposed to sound” and you’re going to like it. I would have like to have seen the app allow some sound adjustment for the speaker, similar to the Sony app that lets you adjust the Extra Bass and add sound profiles. The app also allows you to pair two speakers together for Party Mode or left and right channels. I paired the SoundLind Micro and a SoundLink Revolve. This also allowed me to compare the sound of the two speakers. I have to say other than the directional difference between the revolve’s 360 design and the Micro’s direct facing, the sound is clearly Bose and almost identical between the two. I found the Party Mode to have a bit of an echo between the two speakers, which may be the way it is intended. The stereo mode worked flawlessly, even with the mismatched devices. A nice touch or reason to grab a second speaker! There are three buttons (volume up and down and multi-purpose) on the top of the speaker and power, Bluetooth link and the mini usb power jack on the top edge. The multi-purpose button is used to pause, select next track or go back, by pressing once, twice or three times in succession, similar to the button on iPod headphones. As the other Bose Bluetooth speakers, the Micro also acts as a speaker phone if you have it paired with your phone. The microphone was clear, the person on the other end of the call was able to hear the conversation with out issue. Aside from the amazing sound, the defining feature of the Bose SoundLink Micro is that it’s not just water resistant but water proof, and Yes, I had to try this out. I dumped the Micro in a bowl of water and it kept on playing, unbothered by its new surroundings. I pulled it out of its batch, shook the excess water off, towel dried it and its good as new. The silicone strap on the bottom of the unit is quite strong and holds the speaker to the handle bar of my mountain bike with no problem, keeping the speaker upright and stable enough to push the volume buttons. Conclusion: Get two! This is the best sounding speaker of its size I’ve heard.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Micro size, Big sound

    Posted
    Viabledata
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    I am quite impressed with this Bose micro speaker. It is very easy to set up (just push the Bluetooth button on it and pair it on your device). The speaker will get pretty loud at max level but you will start to hear the bass disappear and a small bit of distortion, especially depending on what type of music you want to listen to. This does best with music like rock, country, alternative or anything that isn't overly bass heavy. The overall clarity is amazing for such a small speaker setup. This speaker definitely works best in smaller rooms or small outdoor spaces. I tried using it at work in large open areas and the sound was largely diminished. It sounds the best sitting on a flat surface, as the radiator is on the bottom and needs to bounce off a surface. It does have a strap on the back you can use to attach it to some things but there is not much slack and it is not adjustable. The size is perfect. It's able to fit in my back and side pockets snugly. I would compare it to a thick wallet. I'd imagine you can use the strap on the back to put around your belt and carry around that way as well. The sound quality playing through the pocket is awesome as well. I had it in my pocket while playing and got into my car and it sounded like it was coming from the car speakers. When powering on, a woman voice will tell you how much battery life is left and what device you are connected to. The front face has volume buttons on it and has a button in between the volume to play/pause and holding down the same button will open google voice search on my Android phone. There is a built in microphone and can be used as a speakerphone during phone calls. I was told the microphone had a good clarity level when using it during a call. It has a rechargeable battery, and a 4 light indicator to show how much is left. I was able to have this speaker on full volume for just over 3 hours before the battery got too low to use. You can play and charge at the same time and it does auto power off after about 20 minutes of inactivity. The speaker comes with a charging cord (Full USB to I believe Mini-USB) but does not come with the wall plug for some reason. You can use a phone charger if it has the right end on it, but I ran into a situation where it did not like one of my charging cables, but worked fine with the provided cable. Not a huge issue. It does have a companion app you can download which is very basic. You can use it to auto pair your device with the speaker, control the volume, and also use basic music playlist controls. The neat part is you can activate party mode when two of these speakers are connected and will play in stereo when you put each one on different sides of the room. That is the only function I have not tried. Overall this speaker sounds amazing for it's size, as you would expect from a Bose product. I am only giving it 4 stars though for it's lack of a wall plug. Would definitely recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Tough Buddy for the Outdoors

    Posted
    phoenixfta
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    I've held off on acquiring a Bluetooth speaker for quite a long time. After seeing the pros and cons of those owned by friends, I decided to give the Bose Soundlink Micro a try. I'm really pleased with this little guy. It has the sound quality we've come to expect from Bose. Nice midrange, highs that aren't tinny and decent bass (actually exceptional bass for its size). IThough sized for personal use, the volume has enough oomph for others to enjoy it while at pool party or hiking/biking. You can control the volume via your source (phone, computer or other Bluetooth origin) or via two indentations/buttons on the Bose. The Soundlink is covered in a satin silicone coating for resilience and waterproofing (IP7!) This means you can have it outdoors in the rain, or accidentally drop it into a puddle, ice chest or your drink (you know you have!) and it comes out like a champ. Of course, you shouldn't drop it because it has an integrated flexible strap allowing you to wrap it around a handlebar, backpack strap, etc. Another cool feature is that the Soundlink has a microphone so you can use it as a speakerphone. It looks good enough for an office environment. Pretty cool.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Sound Quality

    Posted
    MarilynB
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    The Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker is like a dream come true. Bose makes top quality audio products so pairing a company of its caliber with a portable Bluetooth speaker was bound to produce grand results and it did not fail in that regard. The product came well packaged and secure. Setup was easy. Plug it in to begin charging, but you don’t have to wait for it to charge to begin setup. Download the app to your smart phone, push the power button on the speaker and hold in the Bluetooth button until you see a solid blue light on the speaker. Open your smart phone and go into your Settings to the Bluetooth menu. Find the Bose speaker on your list and click to pair the device. After pairing, my speaker immediately asked to download the latest update to the speaker. After the update was installed, I tested out the speaker by starting a music file on my smart phone. It worked easily and effortlessly. Bose claims that this speaker is unmatched in sound quality for a speaker of this size and I agree! The sound is loud and clear and I was very surprised to hear such great bass in a speaker of this size. It is only 3.75 inches wide and deep and 1.5 inches high and with a weight of 0.64 pounds it is amazing how well it performs. I like the tear-resistant strap on the back. It is stretchable to fit around bike frames or handle bars, but tight enough to not sag or come loose when strapped to a belt or backpack strap. This feature gives this speaker a huge added bonus since you can easily attach the speaker to so many different types of objects for complete portability. It has a lithium ion battery that lasts about 6 hours before needing a recharge. It not only has a waterproof case, but every component inside the case has been sealed to make it waterproof inside too. It is waterproof in depths of 3.3 feet for up to 30 minutes, but it doesn’t float so you still have to make sure it is secure if you use it during water sports. It is also made to withstand extreme temperatures. The case is very rugged too. Bose says it can be dropped, stepped on, or sat on without breaking. I do wish it had an AUX port for wired connection since I have an older iPod that I would love to use it with. But it works with a Bluetooth connection at up to a 30 ft range. In addition to enjoying your music, you can make or answer cell phone calls with this speaker, as with most mobile speakers. It also lets you talk to Siri or Google Assistant. PROS: Sound Quality Volume Portable Tear-Resistant Strap Waterproof Battery Life CONS: No AUX port

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    SO much sound from a small package!

    Posted
    GRDUG111
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Tons of sound coming from this little speaker! I own several Bose products, including 3 Bose Soundlink Mini speakers... this speaker comes very close to them in sound and build. BTW, the app allows for Party or Stereo mode when connecting a pair. A nice feature. Packaging and set-up: Packaging is Bose standard: quality and careful packaging. Once unpacked, the speaker includes instructions, warrant info, as well as a USB cable and power adapter. The setup is easy: connect via Bluetooth to your device and install the Bose Connect application. Be sure to install all updates as needed in order to keep the unit compatible with other devices (and sometimes add new & exciting features). Build and sound: The build is great! Heavy enough to let you know that it's well crafted, yet light enough for portability. The silicon coating and waterproof design makes it durable and worry-free. The sound is amazing for such a small speaker. It's loud and maintains a good tonal balance. A lot of research and development went into this product. The silicon strap allows for easy mounting on bags, bikes, belts or even cabinet handles.... very versatile placement. (I’ve include pictures for reference). Final conclusion: This is definitely worth acquiring if you need a great portable speaker for hiking, biking or just for use around the pool. Moisture resistant, so no worries. The price is reasonable, especially considering the quality. Bose recently released several amazing products, so take a listen. This is a company that has evolved so much over the past few years, and all for the better! I look forward to seeing what’s in store for the future.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews

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  • cnet.co.ukRating, 4.2 out of 5David Carnoy on April 16, 2018
    Bose SoundLink Micro review: A nice price cut makes it even better
    Bose's smallest and most affordable wireless speaker is arguably the best sounding speaker in its tiny size class.Full Review
  • Expert Reviews (UK)Rating, 3 out of 5October 18, 2017
    Bose SoundLink Micro review: The rugged speaker you can take anywhere
    It's small, it's cute and it's rugged, but the Bose SoundLink Micro isn't the best sounding tough speaker aroundFull Review
  • Trusted Reviews (UK)Rating, 4 out of 5Alastair Stevenson on October 16, 2017
    Bose SoundLink Micro
    A great portable speaker . Bose SoundLink Micro .Full Review
  • techhive.comRating, 4 out of 5Séamus Bellamy on October 12, 2017
    Bose Soundlink Micro review: This very tiny Bluetooth speaker delivers great big sound
    Anyone looking for a good-sounding portable Bluetooth speaker that can almost fit in your pocket should audition this Bose model.Full Review
  • which.co.ukOctober 11, 2017
    Bose SoundLink Micro review
    The compact and rugged SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker from Bose has a tear-proof strap to help you secure it to a bike, bag, or belt when you're on your travels. It's waterproof too, but does this wireless speaker sound good enough to deserve aFull Review
  • techgearlab.comRating, 4 out of 5Max Mutter on October 8, 2017
    Bose SoundLink Micro Review
    Great sound for a small speaker, but the short battery life feels limiting in something so portableFull Review
  • PCMagRating, 4 out of 5Tim Gideon on September 8, 2017
    Bose SoundLink Micro
    The Bose SoundLink Micro speaker delivers an impressive Bluetooth audio performance for its size, but its price feels a tad high.Full Review



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