An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Bose TV Speaker vs Samsung HW-Q60R comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 5.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose TV Speaker has 3.0 versus 5.1 for the Samsung HW-Q60R. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The TV Speaker has a wired connection to separate subwoofer, and the HW-Q60R - wireless. The Bose TV Speaker got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Samsung HW-Q60R 8 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support not implemented in both soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose TV Speaker has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Samsung HW-Q60R. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the TV Speaker received a rating of 7/10 versus 6/10, respectively.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
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 TV Speaker got a rating of 4, and Samsung HW-Q60R 6 out of 10.