The Sonos Beam vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sonos Beam was rated 5.6, while the Bose Solo 5 has a rating 4.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Beam has 3.0 and Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Sonos Beam for audio features and specs, but the Bose Solo 5 received 5 out of 10. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Beam. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. Neither the Beam nor Solo 5 has the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Beam at 6 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Sonos Beam equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Beam or Solo 5. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review.
The Sonos Beam is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Beam price