Skip to main content

Bose refreshes its SoundLink Revolve and Revolve+ Bluetooth speakers

Bose SoundLink Revolve+ II
(Image credit: Bose )

Fresh from launching its unusual Sport Open Earbuds, Bose has turned its attention to updating two of its Bluetooth speakers. Say hello to the SoundLink Revolve II and SoundLink Revolve+ II, successors to the – you guessed it – Bose SoundLink Revolve and SoundLink Revolve+.

The new Revolve II (pictured below) now offers 13 hours of battery life from a single charge – up from 12 hours in the original – and although the new variant looks remarkably similar to its older sibling, you now get an IP55 rating for protection against dust and water ingress.

Bose SoundLink Revolve II

(Image credit: Bose)

The SoundLink Revolve+ II (pictured top) delivers a higher volume and more room-filling sound than SoundLink Revolve II, and this model now boasts 17 hours on a single charge.

Both speakers are available to buy now, priced at £179.95 (about AU$280) for the Bose SoundLink Revolve II and £279.95 (about AU$400) for the larger Bose SoundLink Revolve+ II. That makes them fierce competitors for the What Hi-Fi? Award-winning Audio Pro Addon C3 and Addon C10 wireless speakers, as well as the Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen), so needless to say we look forwarding to seeing how they stack up.


Read all our Bose reviews

See our pick of the best Bluetooth speakers 2021: portable speakers for every budget

Check out the best budget Bluetooth speakers 2021: big on sound, kind on your wallet

Becky is the newest staff writer on What Hi-Fi? and can most-often be found writing, reviewing and drinking coffee in the listening facility, or at her desk next to a stack of mags. (She is probably wearing in-ears, so don't be put off if she's unresponsive.) She supports Chelsea even when it hurts, and her other half is a football writer whose skill both amazes and irritates her.