Samsung HW-T450 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 900 review

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Rating 5 5

Samsung HW-T450 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 900 comparison chart

Overall
Samsung HW-T450
4.5
Bose Smart Soundbar 900
8.4
4
9

Samsung HW-T450 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 900 review

Samsung HW-T450
vs
Bose Smart Soundbar 900

An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Samsung HW-T450 vs Bose Smart Soundbar 900 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-T450 has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 8.4 for Smart Soundbar 900.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-T450 has 2.1 versus 5.1.2 for the Bose Smart Soundbar 900. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The HW-T450 has a wireless connection to separate subwoofer, and the Smart Soundbar 900 - wired. The Samsung HW-T450 got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Bose Smart Soundbar 900 8 for its audio features and specs.

Streaming services

Spotify support is available on the Smart Soundbar 900.

Connectivity

Only the Bose Smart Soundbar 900 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the Smart Soundbar 900 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-T450 received a rating of 5/10 versus 9/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the Smart Soundbar 900. A built-in microphone is present only on the Smart Soundbar 900. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

Only the Smart Soundbar 900 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-T450 got a rating of 4, and Bose Smart Soundbar 900 6 out of 10.

Advantages Samsung HW-T450 over Bose Smart Soundbar 900

  • Separate subwoofer in package

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 900 over Samsung HW-T450

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Audio return channel (HDMI ARC) support
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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Product

Samsung HW-T450
Bose Smart Soundbar 900

Model

HW-T450
Smart Soundbar 900

Brand

Samsung
Bose

Reviews

2901
0

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

volume down, volume up, power, source
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
5.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

200 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wired

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
1/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

83.8 x 5 x 5/33.9 x 2.1 x 2.9

Weight, kg/pounds

1.3/3.3

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Samsung HW-T450
Bose Smart Soundbar 900
Samsung HW-T450
Bose Smart Soundbar 900

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

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  • 4.5
  • 8.4
  • 4.5Samsung HW-T450
  • 8.4Bose Smart Soundbar 900

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