Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Bose Soundbar 500

Smart Soundbar 300 vs Soundbar 500 comparison chart

Overall
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
Bose Soundbar 500
7.4
10
8
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Bose Soundbar 500

Jan 31, 2020

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Common

Product

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Bose Soundbar 500

Model

Smart Soundbar 300
Soundbar 500

Brand

Bose
Bose

Reviews

144
407

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone, action
microphone

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

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2
AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
1

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
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

1
0

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

66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4
80 x 4.3 x 10.1/31.5 x 1.7 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8
3.1/7

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Bose Soundbar 500
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Bose Soundbar 500

Soundbars CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300
  • 7.4Bose Soundbar 500

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