The present review is aimed to compare two soundbars - Samsung HW-Q900T vs Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers. Based on our rating, HW-Q900T has a total rating of 8.2 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-Q900T has 7.1.2 versus 5.1.2 for the Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The HW-Q900T has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the Smart Ultra Soundbar - wired. Both models received our 8 rating of 10 for their 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-Q900T has 2/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-Q900T received a rating of 8/10 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-Q900T.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HW-Q900T. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-Q900T got a rating of 9, and Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar 6 out of 10.