In my opinion, the Bose speakers have a crisper sound and when put at the loudest volume they do not crack whereas the Beats Pill starts to make some cracking noises. They are both excellent quality, but Just like the Bose speakers better. Also, the Bose speakers are heavier and seem to be made of a more durable material. They both won't really break, but the Bose looks more well made. Hope that helps.