The Samsung HW-J355 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Samsung HW-J355 was rated 6.6, 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, input for the HW-J355 and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-J355 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 can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 7 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-J355 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10.
The Samsung HW-J355 is equipped with AirPlay, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has AirPlay 2 on board. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Smart Soundbar 300. We rated the connectivity of the HW-J355 at 6 out of 10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-J355 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.