If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Bose Soundbar 500 vs ZVOX SB380 comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Bose Soundbar 500 was rated 7, while the ZVOX SB380 has a rating 4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone for the Soundbar 500 and power, volume down, volume up, input for the SB380.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Soundbar 500 has 3.0 and SB380 has 3.1. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the ZVOX SB380. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Both devices do not have Google Play Music on board. The Soundbar 500 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Soundbar 500. Bluetooth support integrated in the Soundbar 500. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Soundbar 500. We rated the connectivity of the Soundbar 500 at 8 out of 10, while the SB380 was rated 4/10. The manufacturer of the Soundbar 500 provides a device control application. The Bose Soundbar 500 equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Soundbar 500. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. DTS Virtual:X technology not supported by any of the soundbars in this review. The Soundbar 500 was rated 4/10, while the SB380 received a mark of 2/10 for multichannel surround.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Soundbar 500 price