If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Samsung HW-M360 vs Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Samsung HW-M360 was rated 4.5, while the Bose TV Speaker has a rating 5.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that HW-M360 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 HW-M360 via wireless, but TV Speaker has wired connection type. Rate 6 out of 10 received the Samsung HW-M360 for audio features and specs, but the Bose TV Speaker received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Samsung HW-M360 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose TV Speaker. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the TV Speaker. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the HW-M360 at 5 out of 10, while the TV Speaker was rated 7/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-M360 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-M360 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the HW-M360 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.