Sound for any all-day runway. The SoundLink Flex Bluetooth® speaker is the perfect chic musical sidekick, with a waterproof, dustproof, life-proof design that can handle whatever comes your way — with dazzling sound and deep bass. So whether you're storming the city, hanging by the beach, or just having friends over for dinner, the powerful SoundLink Flex helps you elevate the moment.
Big sound, small package.
Weather, dust, & life proof
Up to 12 hours battery per charge
PositionIQ technology
Built to handle some bruising

Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker​

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Sound for any all-day runway. The SoundLink Flex Bluetooth® speaker is the perfect chic musical sidekick, with a waterproof, dustproof, life-proof design that can handle whatever comes your way — with dazzling sound and deep bass. So whether you're storming the city, hanging by the beach, or just having friends over for dinner, the powerful SoundLink Flex helps you elevate the moment.
Big sound, small package.
Weather, dust, & life proof
Up to 12 hours battery per charge
PositionIQ technology
Built to handle some bruising
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Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker​
color Stone Blue

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$149.00

Product details

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What’s in the Box
  • Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth speaker
  • USB Type-C cable
Microphones Built-in Microphone
Sound Options Shielded Speakers, Speakerphone, SimpleSync, Full Range Speakers, Party Mode (When Enabling Two Speakers), PositionIQ, Stereo Mode (When Enabling Two Speakers)
Noise Control Type Echo Reduction
Audio cable included No
Water Resistant IP67
Entire Product System 3.56" H x 7.93" W x 2.06" D (1.300 lb)
Product Material Aluminum, Fabric, Nylon, Plastic, Silicone, Steel
Battery Life 12 hours
Battery Charge Time 4 hours
Charging Interface(s) USB C PORT
Wireless Connectivity Bluetooth, Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth Version 4.2
Bluetooth Range Up to 30 ft (9 m)
Bose App Bose Connect App

The SoundLink Flex’s Bluetooth connection is capable of stable operation of at least 30 ft (9 m). Performance can be affected by obstacles such as walls or metal, interference from Wi-Fi® or other wireless devices, and device manufacturers’ Bluetooth implementations. SoundLink Flex uses the same Bluetooth 4.2 chip that Bose has used in many other speakers, building on our years of interoperability experience and rigorous testing to offer a strong and highly reliable connectivity experience.

The SoundLink Flex keeps track of the last 8 devices to have paired and connected with it, dropping the least recently used when a new one is paired. When in Bluetooth mode, the SoundLink Flex searches for and connects to the two most recently connected active Bluetooth-enabled devices. The speaker only receives audio from one device at a time. When the first device stops playing, the other can start.

When in audio playback mode, the multi-function button allows for play (single press), pause (single press), track forward (double press), and track backwards (triple press). Pressing and holding the multi-function button will activate the voice control capabilities of your device. Pressing the multi-function button again will exit the voice control mode.


When there is an incoming call, pressing the multi-function button will answer the call and pressing and holding it will reject the call. During an active call, pressing the multi-function button will end the call.

The microphone in the speaker acts as an extension of the microphone in your smartphone. It’s activated when you make or take a call and when you use the multi-function button to access the voice control capabilities on your device to ask Siri or Google Assistant to play music, tell you the weather, give you the score of a game, and other common tasks.

Yes. The SoundLink Flex can be used for both out loud listening and hands-free communication, perfect for phone calls or even group meetings while working from home.

When a call comes in, the audio on the SoundLink Flex will pause, and the call will ring through the speaker. If you wish to answer the call through the SoundLink Flex, simply press the multi-function button to answer the call. You can now talk into the speaker itself to conduct your phone call. Once you end your call, music playback will resume. Some details of this experience will vary depending on the implementation by the phone manufacturer.

Party Mode lets you connect two Bose Bluetooth speakers to play audio in perfect sync. This feature requires any two Bose Bluetooth speakers from the following list: SoundLink Flex, SoundLink Micro, SoundLink Color II, SoundLink Revolve (series I & II) and SoundLink Revolve+ (series I & II). The primary method of entering this mode is through the Bose Connect app.

If you did not yet download the Bose Connect app, you can still enable Party Mode by pressing and holding the Bluetooth and volume up buttons until you hear “Press the Bluetooth and volume down buttons simultaneously on a second Bose device.”

On the other speaker, press and hold the Bluetooth button and volume down simultaneously and release the buttons when the speaker emits a tone.

After 10 seconds, you hear “Party Mode” from both speakers simultaneously. Party Mode is enabled. You are now able to play audio in unison using your device.

Stereo Mode, as the name suggests, enables a stereo audio experience via two Bose Bluetooth speakers from the following list: SoundLink Flex, SoundLink Micro, SoundLink Color II, SoundLink Revolve (II) and SoundLink Revolve+ (II). The primary method of entering this mode is through the Bose Connect app.

If you did not yet download the Bose Connect app, you can still enable this mode by first configuring Party Mode as described above. Then, toggle to Stereo Mode by pressing and holding the Bluetooth button and volume up until you hear “Stereo Mode.”

Pressing Bluetooth and volume up again will toggle back to Party Mode.

SoundLink Flex features one custom-designed transducer and two small passive radiators (one front and one rear facing) to deliver the clearest possible sound and strong, deep bass for a product of its size. The speaker also features PositionIQ technology, which automatically detects its orientation and optimizes the EQ to ensure natural, lifelike sound no matter the orientation. Together, these technologies enable the SoundLink Flex to deliver an exceptional music experience with remarkable simplicity.

Using a built in sensor, SoundLink Flex detects its orientation and automatically adjusts its EQ to deliver an uncompromised, high-fidelity audio experience whether it’s vertical, lying flat, or horizontal. SoundLink Flex is the only Bose product to feature this proprietary technology.

No. The SoundLink Flex’s wireless connection is Bluetooth only.

With SoundLink Flex, we’ve stretched beyond the required testing parameters — in this case an IP67-rated product — to ensure that your speaker will long outlast an accidental drop into water or getting exposed to a dust storm. The SoundLink Flex is completely dust-tight, can withstand water splashes as well as the pressure of being immersed in water up to 3.3 ft. (1 m) deep, for up to 30 minutes. To ensure further protection from water, dust, and debris, the transducer and passive radiators underneath the steel grille are built with rugged, waterproof materials.

Yes. The SoundLink Flex will float.

The SoundLink Flex is rugged and sturdy enough to take everywhere. If it gets dirty, you can simply clean it off using (lukewarm) tap water and a microfiber cloth. Also make sure to rinse it with fresh water if it’s exposed to salt or chlorinated water. Don’t use a cleaning detergent or alcohol. Ensure the charging port is clean and dry before you connect it to power.

No. While the loop is designed to provide many years of service without noticeable degradation in performance, if it does break, the unit must be sent back and the loop repaired/replaced by Bose.

In typical usage, the SoundLink Flex battery lasts up to 12 hours. As with any battery-operated device, battery performance can vary based on a number of different factors. These include the type of content being played, the volume at which it’s played, and the surrounding temperature. SoundLink Flex was rigorously tested and verified to provide up to 12 hours of battery life based on playing music at typical indoor temperatures from Spotify’s Global Top 50 at 65% volume, which represents a comfortable volume while listening indoors. Under these typical use conditions, SoundLink Flex offers approximately 12 hours of playtime, or about 17 hours of podcasts or voice calls. Listening to music at less than 50% volume ensures a longer battery life, whereas increasing the volume past 65% of max decreases the life of the battery at a faster rate.

Because SoundLink Flex employs a standard USB-C charging interface, it can receive power from nearly any USB power source. For best results, use the included USB-C to USB-A cable with a USB power source rated for at least 1.5 amps (not included). Please note that some power sources with less than 1 amp of current may charge SoundLink Flex more slowly than the recommended power sources, and may not be able to keep up with the power consumed while the speaker is operating.

While not playing music, much of the SoundLink Flex’s battery charge can be recovered in approximately 4 hours when using a USB power source. With a stronger power source (1.5 amp), charging time may be closer to 3 hours. Charging from alternate USB power sources or when playing music may take longer.

Yes. You can manually pair your mobile device to a SoundLink Flex speaker without using the Bose Connect app. First, enable Bluetooth in your phone’s settings. Power on the SoundLink Flex and press and hold the Bluetooth button. You will hear, “Ready to connect,” and the speaker’s Bluetooth light will blink blue. In your phone’s settings, choose “Bose Flex SoundLink” from the list of devices. You will hear “Connected to <mobile device name>” and the speaker’s Bluetooth light will become solid white, indicating that your mobile device and speaker are connected.

Yes. You can pair a Bose SoundLink Flex with another Bose Bluetooth speaker without using the Bose Connect app. To manually pair a SoundLink Flex with another Bose Bluetooth speaker, make sure both speakers are powered on and one speaker is connected to your mobile device. On the speaker connected to your device, press and hold the Bluetooth and the Volume up (+) buttons simultaneously. Release the buttons when you hear “Press the Bluetooth and Volume down buttons simultaneously on a second Bose device.” On the other speaker, press and hold the Bluetooth and Volume down (–) buttons simultaneously. Release the buttons when the speaker emits a tone. After about 10 seconds, you hear “Party Mode” from both speakers simultaneously. Party Mode is enabled, and you are now able to play audio in unison using your mobile device. For more information about manual pairing, including how to enable stereo mode, please refer to the SoundLink Flex Owner’s guide.

Yes. All of SoundLink Flex’s components, including the USB-C charging port, are built with rugged, waterproof materials. If water or dust enters the USB-C port, the speaker won’t be damaged, because its interior components are sealed tightly to ensure protection from water, dust, and debris. If debris gets into the charging port, you can gently brush it out (while taking care not to damage the pins). You can also gently rinse the port with fresh water (let it dry before operating the speaker).

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Astonishing sound. Wherever life takes you.


A portable speaker that is made for going wherever you go, the SoundLink Flex is the perfect musical sidekick for both days out and nights in.

Woman hiking with a Cypress Green SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker attached to her backpack
Cypress Green SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker on the ground with water and mud on it

Built to survive summer

WATERPROOF AND DUSTPROOF (IP67)

Rigorously tested to meet an IP67 rating, SoundLink Flex is waterproof and dustproof inside and out. Dunk it in water, and it’ll keep on playing. It even floats. The speaker is also protected against dust, so you don’t need to worry if it gets sandy at the beach.

Built to handle some bruising

RUGGED DESIGN With its powder-coated steel grille and silicone exterior, the SoundLink Flex Bluetooth speaker was purpose-built to make it adventure-ready. Its tough exterior can withstand almost any mishap, while its powder coat won’t peel or flake and is resistant to rust corrosion and UV light.
Cypress Green SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker

Innovative tech you can hear


Packed with state-of-the-art tech, the SoundLink Flex is more than just a pretty package. Its innovative transducer ensures the clearest possible sound, meaning you hear distinct instruments, nuances in the vocals, and balanced treble and bass.

Stone Blue SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker

Incredible sound in any position

POSITIONIQ TECHNOLOGY

With its PositionIQ Technology, SoundLink Flex automatically adjusts to its orientation to optimize the sound. Whether it’s standing upright, lying on its back, or hanging from its tear-resistant utility loop, you’ll always hear your music in full, balanced tones.

Woman attaching a Cypress Green SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker to her backpack

Keeps up with you all day

UP TO 12 HOURS PER CHARGE

Whether you’re working a long shift or enjoying a day on the water, SoundLink Flex will provide your soundtrack all day. It can go for up to 12 hours on a single charge, and when it’s time to power back up, you can recharge it quickly via its USB-C port.

Plays well with others

PAIRS WITH OTHER BOSE SPEAKERS

SoundLink Flex’s Party Mode lets you pair it with another Bose Bluetooth speaker, meaning you can enjoy more of your music, inside and out.

A Stone Blue and a White Smoke SoundLink Flex Bluetooth speaker with a plus sign between them
SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speakers shown in Black, White Smoke, Stone Blue, Cypress Green, and Chilled Lilac

Choose your color

Available in a wide variety of shades and hues, the SoundLink Flex delivers astonishing sound no matter the color. Pick what speaks to you and enjoy a sound and look that can bring any room or space alive.

Compatible with the Bose Connect app

With the Bose Connect app, you can personalize your settings, pair speakers, unlock product features, keep your software up to date, and more.

Speakerphone

SoundLink Flex’s built-in microphone lets you take calls when connected to your phone via Bluetooth, while the speaker’s excellent sound means you won’t miss a word.

Reliable Bluetooth pairing

Connect SoundLink Flex to your phone, tablet, or laptop using Bluetooth from up to 30 feet away. It will remember up to eight recently connected devices.

“Best mini Bluetooth speaker you can buy right now.”

Woman attaching a Cypress Green SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speaker to her backpack

Features built for the adventure you want to live

Black, Cypress Green, Stone Blue, Carmine Red, and White Smoke SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Speakers
  • Built to last
    Powder-coated steel grille and silicone exterior to handle falls, it won't peel or flake, and it's resistant to rust corrosion and UV light.
  • Sound that finds you
    Engineered to automatically adjust to however it's oriented, PositionIQ makes sure to optimize your sound.
  • Big sound, small package.
    Innovative transducer is custom-designed to deliver clear sound and strong, deep bass that packs a punch.
  • Survives spills, dips, and more.
    IP67 rating means this waterproof, dustproof speaker can float in the ocean or get sandy at the beach, all without missing a beat.

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Ratings and Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lilac Love I bought this recently because the the mini speaker I had, my daughter took it and I haven’t gotten it back!! When I checked out the ones that have previously been used and refurbished (which I’ve never done), I fell in love with the Lilac Limited Edition Soundlink Flex!!! Over many years I’ve bought nothing but Bose products because of their quality and overall simplicity that delivers unbelievable sound. I’ve never had a bad experience with Bose products. There is no difference in sound or the condition of my Flex, in fact, if someone had gifted this to me, I’d never would’ve known it’s refurbished! Bose is a “Stand by their Product Company “ and sure to never disappoint a customer! My Soundlink Flex sounds AWESOME and definitely a treasured item that I WILL NOT SHARE! Thanks Bose! I’d just like to add…I would love to see more Lilac products in your line of awesome products!
Date published: 2024-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am so glad that I got this speaker , when I was in USA 🇺🇸. Awesome deep sound and easy to carry
Date published: 2024-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sound is accurate & full of detail! Very accurate & detailed sound from a small portable speaker that sound much bigger than it should. Outstanding engineering as per usual from Bose.
Date published: 2024-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like good sounds this is good sounds Highly recommended but it's worth whatever concerns yours having with it. Zero issues bam 💥
Date published: 2024-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Delivery time was quick. The speaker charges quick and sounds great! We also love the choice of colors and size of the speaker.
Date published: 2024-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Speaker is Great but the connect app doesn't work good at all problem with connecting 😔😕
Date published: 2024-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Love it! Small and compact yet it has amazing sound with terrific bass!
Date published: 2024-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purple Passin Tiny but loud…so amazing..the sound is great..I highly recommend this speaker
Date published: 2024-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sounding, well built. Have had this speaker for over 2 years and it still works and sounds great.
Date published: 2024-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love my BOSE speaker system the much sounds so realistic and clear. It's just like being there live in the flesh!
Date published: 2024-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My birthday gift to myself and I love it. Love the sound
Date published: 2024-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sounds and easy to take anywhere. Love it!! Just got this Bose Sound link and we all love it!!
Date published: 2024-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unbelievable sound! This made a great birthday present for the man who has everything. He can bring the speaker into his garage when tinkering and carry it with him when traveling. The SOUND is phenomenal! (I had originally purchased a larger speaker that was not so travel-friendly and returned it for this...1000% happy with return and repurchase!) Bose's communication lets you know when your purchase is shipped and when to expect it. Great Customer Service. Great Product.
Date published: 2024-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound I bought my Flex speaker 2 weeks ago & absolutely love it.
Date published: 2024-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality Bought a month ago. Sound quality superb. Build quality robust.
Date published: 2024-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible sound I have had one for a year or so and I love it. The sound is incredible. I bought another one so I could link them and I was blown away. So awesome. Highly recommended a pair of them.
Date published: 2024-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this a year or so ago and I love it. The sound is amazingly good!
Date published: 2024-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great Bose product Once again another quality Bose product. I have been purchasing Bose equipment for over 25 years and have never had an issue. High quality for a reasonable price
Date published: 2024-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything expected Bought 3 weeks ago. Great speaker. Easy to hook up.
Date published: 2024-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome for multiple environments! I got this speaker like 3 weeks ago and I use it everyday I work in a shop so listening to crisp clean sounding music just makes my day I even use it at home as a surround sound speaker for the tv! I love it 😍
Date published: 2024-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Explosive sounds Best there is with out a doubt. And I've tried a lot of them.
Date published: 2024-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recent purchase. The sound is fantastic and the product is of high quality which is what I expect from Bose. It connected right away to my phone but I had trouble with connecting to my tablet. Completely on me as I am technically challenged. The gentleman I spoke with at customer support was fantastic. Smart product knowledge and very friendly. He solve my issue quickly.
Date published: 2024-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bass! I love that it pairs up with my micro SoundLink the bass is really good also
Date published: 2024-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best gift to self The sound is fantastic, the bass is boomin! I love the sleek design of the speaker. I got the chilled lilac color, and it just matches everything I have so there’s so much love for that as well. One of my favorite parts is upon turning the speaker on it’ll let you know how much battery power is available!
Date published: 2024-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lavender Bose Love this speaker and the color is so pretty, very happy with my decision to buy.
Date published: 2024-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good purchase Clear sound and seems to hold charge for a good amount of time. Still haven’t figured out how to sync both speakers to my phone yet.
Date published: 2024-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from satisfied i am very satisfied with this app and how easy to use and link other bose devices
Date published: 2024-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound plenty of bass .enjoying the ease of connectivity
Date published: 2024-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Sound Quality Outstanding sound quality at a appealing price point,and you can link them.
Date published: 2024-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One more for the family! I bought this model for my girlfriend, she loves it!
Date published: 2024-05-16
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