Sonos Beam vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Beam vs Smart Soundbar 300 comparison chart

Overall
Sonos Beam
6
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
8
10

Sonos Beam vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Sonos Beam
vs
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Sonos Beam vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison definitely makes sense. Beam has a total rating of 6 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for Smart Soundbar 300.

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over Sonos Beam

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify compatible
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • Multi-room support

Common strengths

  • 3.0 built-in channels
  • AirPlay 2 compatible
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • 1/0 HDMI in/out
  • Both have App control
  • Both have microphones
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Sonos Beam

Nov 22, 2019

Beam is the home theater speaker system in the Sonos universe. Positioned as a compact soundbar, the model not only sounds good, but also bears the proud title of “smart” thanks to the int...

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Common

Product

Sonos Beam
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Model

Beam
Smart Soundbar 300

Brand

Sonos
Bose

Reviews

3280
144

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, microphone, play/pause
microphone, action

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired, wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

65 x 6.8x 10/25.6 x 2.7 x 3.9
66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
3.6/8

Other

Release year

2018
2020
Sonos Beam
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Sonos Beam
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.6
  • 6Sonos Beam
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300

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