Built for performance. Built for the newest iPod® and iPhone® models.

The SoundDock Series III digital music system lets you play music from any iPod or iPhone model with an Apple Lightning™ connector, and enjoy it with Bose® quality sound.

  • Proprietary acoustic design delivers a unique combination of small size and proven performance.

  • Convenient remote controls the system and basic iPod or iPhone functions, including playlist navigation.

  • Works with and charges iPod and iPhone models with an Apple Lightning connector.

  • Auxiliary input lets you play other audio devices.

Built for performance. Works with the newest iPhone and iPod models, including iPhone 5

Outsized performance

Appearances can be deceiving. Bose digital signal processing and acoustic design
produce wide-range sound, with consistency and clarity—all from a system so compact,
you can move it easily from room to room.

Wide-range sound with consistency and clarity, from a compact system. Works with any iPhone or iPod with the Apple Lightning connector

Keep the music going

Enjoy hours of uninterrupted music from your iPhone or iPod. The SoundDock system charges your device whenever it’s docked and plugged into a wall outlet, even while your songs are playing.

Charges your compatible iPhone or iPod, even while playing
Remote controls system power, volume, basic playlist functions

You're in control

Use the remote to turn the system on and off, adjust volume, skip tracks and navigate your playlist.

The SoundDock Series III digital music system

Expand your entertainment

Get more from your DVD/CD player, tablet, laptop or other mobile device. Simply connect to the 3.5mm auxiliary input, and hear all the sound you've been missing.

Works with the newest iPod and iPhone models

This system is compatible with iPod and iPhone models with an Apple Lightning connector.


SoundDock Series III system dimensions



  • Height: 6.75 in (17.15 cm)
  • Width: 12 in (30.48 cm)
  • Depth: 6.48 in (16.47 cm)
  • Weight: 4.56 lbs (2.1 kg)

Remote control

  • Height: 4.25 in (10.8 cm)
  • Width: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)
  • Depth: .25 in (.64 cm)
  • Weight: 1.9 oz (53.8 g)


  • Aux input (3.5 mm)
SoundDock Series III digital music system inputs

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In the box

Included items

  • SoundDock Series III system
  • Power pack
  • 5-foot (1.52 m) AC power cord
  • Remote control (battery pre-installed)

Owner's information

Visit our online product support center for setup instructions and other useful information. Bose Product Support »

Will the SoundDock Series III system work with my iPod® or iPhone®?

The SoundDock Series III system is compatible with iPod and iPhone models with an Apple Lightning™ connector.

Can I play music from a digital music player other than an iPod or iPhone?

Yes. Although designed for use with an iPod/iPhone, the SoundDock Series III system also features an auxiliary input to attach other audio devices. You can enjoy the same audio performance from another MP3 player, a portable CD player or music phone.

In addition to controlling the SoundDock system, does the remote also control the docked iPod or iPhone?

The custom remote controls the SoundDock Series III system plus basic iPod/iPhone functions: on/off, pause, volume, track seek/scan and playlist navigation.

Does the SoundDock Series III system charge my iPod or iPhone?

Yes. When plugged into a wall outlet, the system will charge any compatible iPod or iPhone docked to the system.

Does the SoundDock Series III system use batteries?

No. The system uses AC power from a wall outlet.

Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® adapters

Bose® Bluetooth® Audio adapter

There’s a world of music on your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth device. Now you can listen to it all wirelessly—and powerfully—with the Bose Bluetooth Audio adapter. Simple setup.

Compatible with:

  • All Bose home theater systems, computer speakers and SoundDock® systems that have an AUX input.

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Color: Black


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