An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so ZVOX SB380 vs Bose Soundbar 500 comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, SB380 has a total rating of 4 out of 10 versus 7 for Soundbar 500. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, volume down, volume up, input and microphone, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the ZVOX SB380 has 3.1 versus 3.0 for the Bose Soundbar 500. Only the ZVOX SB380 has a built-in subwoofer. Both models received our 6 rating of 10 for their audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the Soundbar 500.
Only the Bose Soundbar 500 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the Soundbar 500 has Bluetooth support. Only the Soundbar 500 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). For connectivity, the SB380 received a rating of 4/10 versus 8/10, respectively. App control is available for the Soundbar 500. A built-in microphone is present only on the Soundbar 500. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Only the Soundbar 500 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support. For multichannel surround ZVOX SB380 got a rating of 2, and Bose Soundbar 500 4 out of 10.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price