An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, Smart Soundbar 300 has a total rating of 7.6 out of 10 versus 5 for HW-Q60R. The competitors' control buttons are different: microphone, action and power, volume down, volume up, source, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Smart Soundbar 300 has a wired and wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the HW-Q60R - wireless. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs. Spotify support is available on the Smart Soundbar 300.
Only the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-Q60R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Smart Soundbar 300 received a rating of 8/10 versus 6/10, respectively. App control is available for the Smart Soundbar 300. A built-in microphone is present only on the Smart Soundbar 300. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.
None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-Q60R 6 out of 10.