Sony HT-S350 vs Bose TV Speaker review

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Sony HT-S350 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison chart

Sony HT-S350 vs Bose TV Speaker review

Sony HT-S350
vs
Bose TV Speaker

If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Sony HT-S350 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. Both soundbars received a score of 5 in our ranking.

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 TV Speaker 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 TV Speaker has wired connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Sony HT-S350 for audio features and specs, but the Bose TV Speaker received 5 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. 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 TV Speaker. As in the HT-S350, so in the TV Speaker there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the HT-S350 at 6 out of 10, while the TV Speaker was rated 7/10.

Features

None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HT-S350 or TV Speaker. 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 TV Speaker

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Sony HT-S350
Bose TV Speaker

Model

HT-S350
TV Speaker

Brand

Sony
Bose

Reviews

1798
591

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
has not

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
wired

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

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

1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

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
58.4 x 5 x 10.1/23.4 x 2.2 x 4

Weight, kg/pounds

2.4/5.4
3.1/7.7

Other

Release year

2019
2020
Sony HT-S350
Bose TV Speaker
Sony HT-S350
Bose TV Speaker

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5Sony HT-S350
  • 5Bose TV Speaker

The Sony HT-S350 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sony HT-S350 price

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