Bose Home Speaker 500

Released August 2018

Advanced ($200-$600)
Bose Home Speaker 500

Summary


Pros

  • Well suited for gathering use case
  • Loudness at maximum volume
  • Voice reproduction

Cons

  • Noticeable artifacts at maximum volume

Scores


130
speaker
Overall Speaker Score i
130
48
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
Relaxing i
127
64
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
Party i
109
42
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
Movies i
110
23
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 135
Gathering i
139
80
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 140
Top score
LG XBoom RP4
Outdoor i
118
62
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 141
Top score
Teufel Boomster
Bedtime i
106
41
Baidu Xiaodu Smart Speaker Ultimate Edition
BEST 128
Top score
Google Home Max

Specifications


10.9 x 17 x 20cm
2.2kg

Dimensions & weight

Mains powered

Power

No water protection
No IP rating

Protection

Bluetooth

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
AirPlay

Connectivity

No Voice assistant

Voice assistant