Bose Soundbar 700 vs JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1 vs Bose Soundbar 700

JBL Bar 5.1 review

Comparing JBL Bar 5.1 vs Bose Soundbar 700 it comes clear that the soundbar has two speakers that magnetically attach to either end of the center panel, which means you can have one unit, or you can turn off the speakers and place them on the couch to create a truly wireless 5.1 surround sound system. It is also equipped with a subwoofer of the type found in more traditional “wireless” settings, as it is connected to a power source, but is connected to the soundbar wirelessly. Each channel is amplified by a special power module with a total peak power of 300 watts. This is an interesting proposition, and it certainly makes JBL Bar 5.1 outstanding. JBL Bar 5.1

Bose Soundbar 700 review

I have had an opportunity to compare Bose Soundbar 700 vs JBL Bar 5.1, and here is what I think. Featuring a glass panel, metal grill, clean lines and sophisticated finishes, the Bose Soundbar 700 is as beautiful on the outside as on the inside. Place the soundbar on the TV stand or gently mount it on the wall. In any case, it is pleasant to the eyes and hearing. With the Bose SoundBar 700 you will have a great choice for listening. Listen to your favorite music services such as Spotify or Amazon Music - through your home Wi-Fi network with the click of a button, or you can listen to music via Bluetooth from your phone or tablet. There are 3.0 built-in channels. Input rating is 65W. Bose Soundbar 700

JBL Bar 5.1 pros & cons

Pros

  • Not only does it sound great, but it's just so awesome to show off
  • You'll only need the JBL remote when you want to configure the settings

Cons

  • I got scared when reading about people claiming the mids were non-existent

Bose Soundbar 700 pros & cons

Pros

  • The sound is loud and extremely clear, without being loud
  • The bass are there, filling the whole room without noticing that it's there
  • The remote paired without a problem

Cons

  • Was initially disappointed with the settings

Votes 38 38
Rating 3.8 3.8

Soundbars comparison chart

Overall
Bose Soundbar 700
6.6
JBL Bar 5.1
7
8
5
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Common

Product

Bose Soundbar 700
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

Soundbar 700
Bar 5.1

Brand

Bose
JBL

Reviews

466
1518

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

action, microphone
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
1

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
3/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

1
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

97.8 x 5.6 x 10.6 /38.5 x 2.2 x 4.2
114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

4.5/10.5
3.9/8.6
Bose Soundbar 700
JBL Bar 5.1
Bose Soundbar 700
JBL Bar 5.1

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6Bose Soundbar 700
  • 7JBL Bar 5.1

The JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison - check JBL Bar 5.1 price.