The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Dayton Audio BS36 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, Smart Soundbar 300 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 4.5 for BS36.
The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has the active amplification type, the Dayton Audio BS36 - passive. Soundbars have the same number of channels on 3.0. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 5 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Smart Soundbar 300.
Only the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the Smart Soundbar 300 has Bluetooth support. Only the Smart Soundbar 300 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Smart Soundbar 300 received a rating of 8/10 versus 4/10, respectively. App control is available for the Smart Soundbar 300. A built-in microphone is present only on the Smart Soundbar 300. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.