The Bose Soundbar 500 vs Samsung HW-M360/ZA comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose Soundbar 500 was rated 7, while the Samsung HW-M360/ZA has a rating 5.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 500 and volume down, volume up, power, input for the HW-M360/ZA.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Soundbar 500 has 3.0 and HW-M360/ZA has 2.1. 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 6 out of 10 received the Bose Soundbar 500 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-M360/ZA received 7 out of 10.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is equipped with AirPlay 2, but the Samsung HW-M360/ZA has AirPlay on board. Google Play Music service is only in the HW-M360/ZA. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Soundbar 500. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Soundbar 500. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 500 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-M360/ZA was rated 5/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Bose Soundbar 500 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Soundbar 500. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The Soundbar 500 was rated 4/10, while the HW-M360/ZA received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price