Sony HT-X8500 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300

HT-X8500 vs Smart Soundbar 300 comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-X8500
6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
4
10
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Sony HT-X8500
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Model

HT-X8500
Smart Soundbar 300

Brand

Sony
Bose

Reviews

171
144

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

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

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

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
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

89 x 6.4 x 9.9/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.8
66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.1
3.6/8

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Sony HT-X8500
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Sony HT-X8500
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.6
  • 6Sony HT-X8500
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300

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