This is the Bose SoundLink Flex, a handheld portable Bluetooth speaker that even floats on water

This is the Bose SoundLink Flex, a handheld portable Bluetooth speaker that even floats on water

Bose has a new speaker on the market. A brand that we already know about its latest headphones and that is preparing to renew an iconic speaker presents a new model of portable speaker, wireless and resistant to water like the Bose SoundLink Flex.

The SoundLink Flex is a compact speaker, almost 8 inches long. With a design that may be reminiscent of those old transistors that can still be seen on the street, Bose has achieved some shapes with a certain retro air in which a grille occupies almost the entire front.


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The elongated body of the SoundLink Flex is dominated by a grille on the front and a back finished in silicone in order to resist shocks and avoid scratches when placing it on all types of surfaces.

A speaker that is also IP67 certified, which means that it is resistant to water, dust and dirt. It’s more, Bose claims that if dropped into water, the SoundLink Flex will float… a test that you have to have the courage to carry out.

Another feature of its finish is that according to Bose, the SoundLink Flex is resistant to UV light and corrosion. The aim is to avoid wear from outdoor use that can cause the exterior to deteriorate and the finish to flake.

This model has PositionIQ technology, which automatically adjusts to your orientation to optimize sound to transmit audio without orientation problems.

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Of the internal components there are not many details, but the brand announces that it integrates passive double opposition radiators. What’s more features Bose digital signal processing technology to avoid distortion in the sound.

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The SoundLink Flex is a wireless speaker that uses Bluetooth connectivity. In this sense can remember up to eight Bluetooth connections to make it easy to switch from one device to another.

Plus, with the SoundLink Flex you can create a stereo audio system when pairing a second Bose speaker via Bluetooth, as well as connecting it to other Bose speakers and soundbars as part of a home audio system.

SoundLink Flex

Control of the SoundLink Flex can be carried out from the phone thanks to the Bose Connect app, but also with the physical controls for power, Bluetooth, volume up / down, multi-function button. It is also compatible with the voice assistant of our phone.

When it comes to autonomy, Bose says that it can offer a duration on a single charge of up to 12 hours. The charging time is approximately 4 hours and is carried out by means of the USB Type C cable.

Price and availability

The SoundLink Flex is Available in three colors: ** Black, Smoke White, or Stone Blue priced at $ 149 on the Bose website in the United States. For now we do not know when it will arrive in Spain.

More information | Bose
Via | Engadget