The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Samsung HW-LST70T vs Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HW-LST70T has a total rating of 6.4 out of 10 versus 8.4 for Smart Ultra Soundbar.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-LST70T has 3.0 versus 5.1.2 for the Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar. Only the Samsung HW-LST70T has a built-in subwoofer. The HW-LST70T has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the Smart Ultra Soundbar - wired. The Samsung HW-LST70T got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar 8 for its audio features and specs.
Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-LST70T has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar. Only the Smart Ultra Soundbar supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-LST70T received a rating of 6/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available in every soundbar. A built-in microphone is present in each model. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.
Only the Smart Ultra Soundbar has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-LST70T got a rating of 5, and Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar 6 out of 10.