Bose launched a new eBluetooth speaker that is made for large spaces, thanks to a robust design and an IP67 water and dust resistance rating.
The Bose SoundLink Flex comes with a silicone back and a powder coated steel grille, which is designed to protect it from drops, as well as the ability to float on water if you need to. drop into a river by mistake (or into the bath if you are less adventurous).
To further strengthen its outdoor credentials, Bose claims that the loudspeakerr is resistant to UV light and corrosion, so the materials will not degrade if you leave it in the sun.
Coming in black, white and blue, the SoundLink Flex weighs a little over. 'a pound - so it's slightly heavier than the Sonos Roam , which is our choice for the best bluetooth speaker you can buy today.
It's still very light, and a utility loop handy lets you easily attach it to a backpack with a carabiner. And, with 12 hours of playback from a single charge, the SoundLink Flex has enough battery life to keep you going.rser a long hike or an evening of music around the campfire.
As for the sound? Bose claims the SoundLink Flex will deliver an "amazing audio performance ", with a custom transducer designer to provide plenty of clarity and "bass you can feel in your chest ".
Dual opposition passive radiators that work in tandem with Bose signal processing technology should help minimize any distortion of those powerful low frequencies.
Bose has launched its new portable speakerphone just in time for the holiday season, but we recommend that you wait a little longer to purchase a new Bluetooth speaker.
It 's because Black Friday 2021 is fast approaching, and theBluetooth speakers are usually heavily discounted by retailers during the sales event.
Last year's sales saw great business on everything from Target JBL Flip 5 at Sonos Move, with many models hitting their lowest prices on record.
This year Black Friday falls on November 26, but deals tend to start pouring in early in the month, so it's worth keeping an eye out for your favorite retailers ahead of time.
The Bose SoundLink Flex is unlikely to get big discounts this year, because it's so new - but older Bose Bluetooth speakers like the SoundLink Revolve and the Home Speaker 500 could be cheaper than ever.
If you haveyour heart set on a Bose speaker (or like the look of the brand's wireless earbuds and headphones), be sure to bookmark our guide to best Bose Black Friday deals , where we'll round up the best discounts until the big day.