The LG SL5Y vs Bose Smart Soundbar 300 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The LG SL5Y was rated 5, while the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, volume down, volume up, function for the SL5Y and microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SL5Y has 2.1 and Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the SL5Y via wireless, but Smart Soundbar 300 has wired and wireless connection type. Rate 7 out of 10 received the LG SL5Y for audio features and specs, but the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 received 5 out of 10. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the LG SL5Y versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300. As in the SL5Y, so in the Smart Soundbar 300 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the SL5Y at 7 out of 10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 8/10. The manufacturer of the Smart Soundbar 300 provides a device control application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the SL5Y or Smart Soundbar 300. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The SL5Y was rated 6/10, while the Smart Soundbar 300 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.
The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Smart Soundbar 300 price