Sony HT-S350 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Sony HT-S350 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-S350
5
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
4
10

Sony HT-S350 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 review

Sony HT-S350
vs
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

The Sony HT-S350 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Sony HT-S350 was rated 5, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, TV for the HT-S350 and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HT-S350 has 2.1 and Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the HT-S350 via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sony HT-S350 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 0/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Sony HT-S350 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300. As in the HT-S350, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is not possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HT-S350 at 6 out of 10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the Smart Soundbar 300 provides a device control application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HT-S350 or Smart Soundbar 300. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 4/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages Sony HT-S350 over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over Sony HT-S350

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Sony HT-S350
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Model

HT-S350
Smart Soundbar 300

Brand

Sony
Bose

Reviews

1798
79

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, Bluetooth, TV
microphone, action

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
3.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

320 (overall)

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

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

0/1
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

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

90 x 6.4 x 8.8/35.5 x 2.6 x 3.5
66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.4
3.6/8

Other

Release year

2019
2020
Sony HT-S350
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Sony HT-S350
Bose Smart Soundbar 300

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 7.6
  • 5Sony HT-S350
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300

The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Smart Soundbar 300 price

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