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Bose SoundLink Revolve

Bose SoundLink Revolve

MPNs: 858365-5130 and KHBOSEREVSIL
3.3 from 27 reviews · View Statistics
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Geoff C
Geoff CSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 12 reviews
  • 15 likes

What's the point of a Bluetooth Speaker That Can't Find Bluetooth?

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My laptop connects seamlessly via Bluetooth to my mouse, phone, earphones, etc etc. It is also paired with my Soundlink speaker, but will the speaker connect? Not a chance! The Bose Soundlink just sits there saying that it can't find anything to connect to. Wasted so much time looking for a resolution to this problem. I used to think Bose was the top of sound quality. Not any longer. This is my last Bose purchase.

Purchased in January 2018 for $299.

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3texasboys
3texasboysGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 8 reviews
  • 6 likes

Another Battery Failure

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Reading other reviews I now know I am not the only one whose Bose Soundlink Resolve simply stopped charging. My wife also bought one as they have great sound, hers has also stopped charging. Researching on the net I have discovered that Bose is aware of the problem. Well and truly out of warranty I now have useless landfill (paperweights?). I would not advise buying this particular Bose model.

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Purchased in November 2018 for $299.

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Darren
Darren
  • 4 reviews
  • 8 likes

Useless - stopped charging.

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Bought from JB hifi 11/ 2018 $299, had trouble from the beginning charging it after battery empty. Then just stopped charging altogether. Contacted Bose $150 to fix. Not worth it out of warranty. Very disappointing. Dont bother.

Purchased in November 2018 at JB Hi-Fi for $299.

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Chris Irvine
Chris IrvineSydney, NSW
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cheap, only lasted 15 months!

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bought one of these , it died 15 months from new,.... 3 month out of warrantee . .don't wast you money!!
S/N 0754779828407761E .and then .they wanted $150 to fix it . not a good buy

Purchased in May 2019 for $225.

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KennyG
KennyGIllawarra, NSW
  • 6 reviews
  • 3 likes

The Bose Soundlink Revolve with the old firmware is great! The new Firmware is a Disappointment

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If you can Get A Bose Soundlink Revolve Pre the notorious 3.0.4 Firmware it is a great unit. Poor value for money if it has the 3.0.4 firmware (has poor bass response and connectivity issues (just google it :-) ))
Don't whatever you do, don't let it update if you have the old firmware.

Purchased in December 2018.

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Static noise

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These speakers have a static noise that is particularly noticeable at low listening levels and in quiet environments. From reading the Bose community forum it turns out this is a design defect and applies to all samples of both the Revolve and Revolve +. None of the reset/repair/replacement options solve this problem. I strongly recommend NOT to buy this product.

Purchased in December 2019.

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Tom
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I bought the Bose Soundlink Revolve last week and like its perfect sound. The problem is that at most time it can not play VLC from My Apple iPhone. Meanwhile it can easily connect to any Sansung iPhone and plays everything. Do I have to change my phone or choose other device?

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Details

CategoryPortable Speakers
Price (RRP) $299.95
Connectivity Options3.5mm Jack (AUX), Bluetooth and MicroUSB
FeaturesApp Control, Multiple Speaker Pairing, Speakerphone and Water Resistant
Voice ControlApple Siri / AirPlay and Google Assistant
Battery Life12 hours
Dimensions 152 x 82 x 82 mm
Weight660 grams
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
Colour / FinishBlack
  • GTIN12: 017817744195, 017817834315 and 017817834322
  • MPN: 858365-5130 and KHBOSEREVSIL

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