Bose Home Speaker 500 with Built-In Amazon Alexa

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Model: 795345-1300 UPC: 017817785617 Item: 2667

Bose Home Speaker 500 Overview

Part of the new wireless multi-room family of smart speakers and sound bars from Bose, the Home Speaker 500 is the latest smart speaker featuring an array of new upgrades. With Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant built-in, along with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, you can enjoy your music however and where you want. Place a speaker in the kitchen and bedroom, along with a Soundbar 500 or 700 in the family room — everyone can listen to their own playlists or movies, or play the same tune in each room. Control the speaker with simple voice commands, touch controls, or via the new Bose Music App.

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The Widest Sound of Any Smart Speaker

The Bose Home Speaker 500 fills any room with powerful sound. Inside the speaker, two custom drivers point in opposite directions to bounce sound off the walls, creating a soundstage wider than any other smart speaker.

You get voice control from Alexa built in, which puts millions of songs, Internet Radio, playlists, and more at the tip of your tongue. And when the music’s playing loud, the Bose Home Speaker 500 will still hear you. Just under the top is a custom-designed eight-microphone array for superior voice pickup. But control doesn’t stop at just voice — tap the top controls to play, pause, or skip tracks, or manage it all from the Bose Music app.

When it comes to what you want to hear, there are plenty of options, too. Access integrated music services like Spotify and Amazon Music at the touch of a button. You can set up to six different presets for playlists, Internet Radio stations, and more. Or, connect over Bluetooth to play anything from your phone or tablet. And with Alexa, music is just the beginning. You have access to things like weather reports and news headlines. If you want to hear something, just ask. Plus, future software updates will add new features — like Apple AirPlay 2.

It looks as good as it sounds, with a seamless anodized aluminum body that gives the speaker a refined finish. The Bose Home Speaker 500 is part of a new Bose family of smart speakers and soundbars designed to grow with you, so you can enjoy more music in more rooms.


  • Wall-to-wall stereo from a single speaker
  • Alexa and Google Assistant voice control built right in
  • AirPlay 2
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Control with voice, touch, or app
  • Eight-mic array for superior voice pickup
  • Six presets for one-touch access to music
  • More features coming soon — like AirPlay 2
  • Seamless anodized aluminum body
  • Access to weather, timers, and more from Alexa
  • Works with other Bose smart speakers & soundbars
  • Personalized Bose Music app
  • Color LCD display shows what’s playing
  • Software updates will add new features

Bose Simple Sync

Hear your movies and music better

Bose SimpleSync is a new technology that allows you to pair a member of the Bose Home Speaker family with select Bose portable Bluetooth® speakers or Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. It’s really simple to use and it really comes in handy. Here’s how.

When binge-time and bedtime collide

Let’s say you and your significant other are obsessed with streaming the latest supernatural horror series and you’re halfway through a new episode. She’s falling asleep but she gives you permission to finish it on your own. How can you keep watching without keeping her awake? If you have a Bose Soundbar 500 or 700 hooked up to your TV, you can use SimpleSync to pair it with your Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. With separate volume levels, you can lower or mute your soundbar while your headphones stay loud and clear. Then you can finish the episode without disturbing her — and without spoiling the plot twists, either.

When it’s family movie time with the extended family

Bose SimpleSync is useful for the opposite reason, too — when there’s one person in the room who needs to hear the TV louder than everyone else, rather than quieter. For example, let’s say you have the grandparents over to watch the latest toys-come-to-life movie with their grandkids. Now, kids usually don’t mind turning up the TV really loud, but even they run for cover when Grandpa gets a hold of the remote. Luckily, loaning him your Bose Headphones 700 that you’ve used SimpleSync to pair with your Bose Soundbar 700 lets him hear things loud and clear while the rest of you can enjoy the movie without having to break out the earplugs.

When your dinner party morphs into an actual party

Let’s say you’re hosting a small party with friends, but then your friends’ friends arrive and it’s starting to feel kind of crowded. It would be really great if some of the people would move into the other room, but the music’s playing in this room, so how can you blame them? If you’re using a member of the Bose Home Speaker family and you’ve also got a Bose portable Bluetooth speaker, you can use SimpleSync to pair them and play the same song at the same time. Then you and your guests can spread out a little and keep the good times — and tunes — rolling. SimpleSync technology has a typical Bluetooth wireless range of 30 feet to stay connected.

The app that makes it all happen

The free Bose Music app does a lot of things, including help you set up SimpleSync. In just a few taps, you’ll be getting more out of your Bose speakers and headphones than ever before. To get started, make sure your compatible products are turned on and in pairing mode, and then open the app on your mobile device.

Product highlights

  • Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant built-in
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Two drivers pointing in opposite directions create wide soundstage
  • Eight-microphone array provides superior voice pickup
  • Control with voice commands, touch controls, or Bose Music App
  • Stream music from apps including Spotify, Amazon Music, Pandora, Deezer
  • Wirelessly connects to Bose Soundbar 500 or 700
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 8" x 6.7" x 4.3"
  • Weight: 4.75 lbs.
  • Warranty: 1 year (World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell)
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

Please note: Bose Smart Speakers are not compatible with the Bose SoundTouch Series



  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 6.7" x 8" x 4.3"
  • Weight: 4.75 lbs.
  • Materials
    • Seamless aluminum grille top to bottom
    • Touch sensitive top including controls and presets
    • Full color LED screen for Now Playing information
  • Bluetooth
    • Bluetooth range: Up to 30 ft (9 m)
    • Bluetooth version: 4.2
  • Input
    • Power input
    • AUX input
  • Microphones
    • Microphone array for voice pick-up built-in around the top
  • Colors
    • Triple Black
    • Luxe Silver
  • Controls
    • Touch controls: Microphone off, voice Action button, Volume, Play/Pause, AUX, Bluetooth, 6 Preset buttons
    • Compatible app
    • Bose Music app
  • Additional information
    • SimpleSync connectivity to sync music with portable speakers or headphones

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • Home Speaker 500
  • Power cord
  • Owner’s guide
  • Quick start guide



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Customer Reviews for Bose Home Speaker 500 with Built-In Amazon Alexa

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Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome speaker
Love the sound that comes from this and it's very easy to set yp
May 12, 2023
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Rated 4 out of 5
Great sound but…
I love the presets and overall sound but have had to reconnect to the network too many times. A little frustrating.
May 8, 2023
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Rated 1 out of 5
Sound quality is VERY POOR
What a waste of money, I don't know how BOSE could release a product like this. The sound quality is horrendous
May 8, 2023
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Rated 5 out of 5
Amazing sound
I'm a true Bose fan, my home sound systems have always been Bose. Thank you!
May 7, 2023
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Rated 4 out of 5
Super sound, clarity, difficult app to use
Bought this several weeks ago, very happy with the sound. Mostly easy to use. the app on my cell phone is not easy to use. Several icons necessary to the speaker are confusing and not always responsive. Mostly, however, a good speaker.
May 4, 2023
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Rated 4 out of 5
Bose Smart Home Speaker 500
Very well-made Product with many features however for some of the unique and worthwhile features it holds the speaker does not have a well detailed and comprehensive guide that comes with it to utilize some of the more complex luxuries like the screen cast/share (googlecast) feature for the speaker's mini screen. Such instructions may need to be researched or troubleshooted personally to access. But once you are able to fully harness the full scope of this speaker's abilities you will love it for all your Media and Audio needs.
May 1, 2023
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Rated 4 out of 5
Bose Smart Speaker 500
Purchased the Bose Smart Speaker 500! I was impressed with the speaker sound and display. The downside was the amount of time it takes to maintain the speaker using the app as this speaker does not have a remote. It is solely controlled by the app. If you cannot maintain the speaker on the app you lose all functionality
April 29, 2023
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Rated 4 out of 5
Great looking speaker
I bought this two weeks ago and overall very impressed , have to tweak the base when playing certain tracks . Would like the ring update as soon as available , having to use two alexa devices to hear door bell . Gets a bit confusing at times ther than that a great Music streaming speaker .
April 26, 2023
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Rated 5 out of 5
Easy to set up
Love the sound for my small space!!!!
I was used to a sophisticated surround system and this speaker exceeded my expectations
April 24, 2023
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Rated 5 out of 5
Bose Smart 500
Bought this speaker for my girlfriend as a birthday present. She thinks it is great. Easy to pair, great sound would highly recommend
April 20, 2023
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Upgrading my turntable, so I am moving my old turntable upstairs and will need a smaller speaker system for it.
Bradley R on Jan 29, 2021
Upgrading my turntable, so I am moving my old turntable upstairs and will need a smaller speaker system for it.
Bradley R on Jan 29, 2021
What's the total wattage?
Ron L on Nov 28, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. Bose specifications and product descriptions do not include any power (wattage) ratings.