Bose SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II for $229.00 shipped. Here is a screenshot for reference. The SoundLink Around-Ear II is an improved version of the original model. The Bluetooth is integrated internally in the headphones as opposed to using a detachable dongle. The series II upgrades the Bluetooth version to 4.1 which offers compatibility with more types of devices. Additionally, the battery in the series II offers about 15 hours of power at an average listening volume instead of the 7 hours of the previous version.