On October 14, Bose today launched a new portable bluetooth speaker SoundLink Flex. Using a sturdy design, the price is $149 dollars, the dustproof and waterproof grade is IP67, and the battery life is 12 hours. Bose called its audio performance “shocking” in terms of its size.
Bose SoundLink Flex is 7.9 inches wide (approximately 200.66mm), 3.6 inches tall (approximately 91.44mm), 2.1 inches thick (approximately 53.34mm), and weighs slightly more than 1 pound (approximately 454g). It is very compact and has a built-in The utility ring can be connected to the buckle. Available in three colors: black, white and blue.
Bose SoundLink Flex uses a custom transducer inside, which Bose says is “the largest that can be accommodated” and can produce “bass that you can feel in your chest.” By using the Bose “PositionIQ” function, the speaker can detect the direction it is in-upright, hanging or lying down, and adjust the audio output accordingly.
The Bose SoundLink Flex speaker has a silicone back panel and powder-coated steel grille. Bose claims to resist corrosion and resist any discoloration caused by ultraviolet rays. With the IP67 dust-proof and water-repellent rating, you no longer have to worry about falling into the water when swimming, and Bose claims that the speaker will float on the water when it falls into the water.
Bose SoundLink Flex does not have any special “smart” functions, but it can be connected to any Bose smart speakers in the home. And it can be stereo paired with another Bose SoundLink Flex or a different Bose portable speaker. The Bose SoundLink Flex speaker also has a built-in microphone for answering calls and interacting with the voice assistant on the phone.
Bose SoundLink Flex is priced at US$149 and is already on sale on the US official website.