Bose Soundtouch 20 vs. 30

Bose Soundtouch 20 vs 30

Let’s get straight to the differences between the Bose Soundtouch 20 vs. 30. 

The major differences are Bose’s Soundtouch 30 improved sound with its impressive bass and wider range capabilities.

While apart from that, both models are quite similar in terms of functionality.

However, when it comes to the best one we feel that the newer Bose Soundtouch 30 speaker wins this comparison.


The Short Version

Bose Soundtouch 20 = Stereo sound, dual speakers, 2 woofers, comes w/ auto line-in & AUX cord, has its own remote, compatible w/ Alexa & Google assistant via line-in port, set-up over WiFi, integrates w/ 2.4 and 5Ghz WiFi, Bluetooth, includes w/ ethernet port, button on-device controls, one app control, IR control, wall mount available.

Bose Soundtouch 30 = Stereo sound, dual speakers, 1 woofer, auto-line in, connects to the TV via AUX cord, has its own remote, compatible w/ Alexa & Google assistant via a line-in port, set up over WiFi, compatible w/ 2.4 and 5Ghz WiFi, Bluetooth, comes w/ one woofer, includes an ethernet port, on-device button control, one app control, IR control, wall mount available.

Which one are you getting?

Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
Bose SoundTouch 30 wireless speaker, works with Alexa - Black

Last update on 2020-09-22 at 10:24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Bose Soundtouch 20 vs. 30 — Easy Comparison Chart

Bose Soundtouch 20 Bose Soundtouch 30
Dimensions7.4 x 12.4 x 4.1″9.7 x 17.1 x 7.1″
Product finishWhite/BlackWhite/Black
Stereo OutputYesYes
Extend to 5.1NoNo
Drivers/Speakers22
WooferN/A1
AUX CordYesYes
Has its Own RemoteYesYes
Audio line-inYesYes
Amazon AlexaYesYes
SiriNoNo
Google AssistantVia line-in portVia line-in port
Alexa Built-InNoNo
Set Up Over WiFiYesYes
WiFi802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 and 5Ghz802.11 b/g/n, 2.4 and 5Ghz
BluetoothYesYes
Ethernet Port11
On-Device ControlButton ControlButton Control
One App ControlYesYes
IR ControlYesYes
Humidity ResistantNoNo
Wall MountAvailableAvailable
SizeMediumBig
Weight7.0 lb (3.18 kg)25.75 lbs (11.68 kg)

Bose Soundtouch 20 vs. 30 — What’s Different?

Bose SoundTouch 20

Sound Space – While both Soundtouch 20 & 30 have similar sound capabilities, you can still expect a more powerful sound paired with a deeper bass from Bose Soundtouch 30.

Whereas Soundtouch 20 is a more compact speaker that can deliver clear, room-filling sound in smaller spaces.

Sound Quality – When it comes to the sound quality itself, Soundtouch 30 offers a louder sound with improved lower frequencies due to its woofer, which the previous model lacks.

Design – In terms of the design, Bose Soundtouch 20 is a little smaller and can be easily stowed away weighing at only 7 pounds, compared to the heftier 26 pounds of Soundtouch 30.

Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
Bose SoundTouch 30 wireless speaker, works with Alexa - Black

Last update on 2020-09-22 at 10:24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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