Should you buy the Sonos Move or the Bose Portable Smart Speaker?

Posted On: Aug 13, 2020   |   Posted By: iMore

Should you buy the Sonos Move or the Bose Portable Smart Speaker?

Sonos Move
Portable powerhouse
$399 at Amazon
Pros
Great sound
Alexa and Google integration 11-hour battery life
AirPlay 2 support
IP 56 weather resistance
Bluetooth support
Includes charging dock
Supports Apple Music
Cons
Expensive
Shorter battery life
The Sonos Move is as close as it gets to the perfect portable speaker for everyone. 11-hour battery life, weather resistance, AirPlay 2, and of course, great sound, the Sonos Move has it all. The downsides? It lasts an hour less than Bose's offering, and it is more expensive.
Bose Portable Smart Speaker
Affordable alternative
$299 at Amazon
Pros 360-degree sound
Bluetooth support 12-hour battery life
IPX4 weather resistance
AirPlay 2 support
Alexa and Google integration
Cons
Charging dock sold separately
Doesn't support Apple Music
Bose's Portable Smart Speaker is an affordable alternative to the Sonos Move that covers all of the basics and adds an extra hour of battery life. However, this speaker doesn't work with Apple Music, and it doesn't include the grab...

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