Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison chart

Overall
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
Klipsch Cinema 800
8.2
10
9

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 review

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
vs
Klipsch Cinema 800

The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Klipsch Cinema 800 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 7.6, while the Klipsch Cinema 800 has a rating 8.2.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 and Cinema 800 has 3.1. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Smart Soundbar 300 via wired and wireless, but Cinema 800 has wireless connection type. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 for audio features and specs, but the Klipsch Cinema 800 received 6 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Both models have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Klipsch Cinema 800. As in the Smart Soundbar 300, so in the Cinema 800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The soundbars in this review are equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Cinema 800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 4/10, while the Cinema 800 received a mark of 8/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over Klipsch Cinema 800

  • Multi-room support

Advantages Klipsch Cinema 800 over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package
  • Compatible with Dolby Atmos
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Common

Product

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Klipsch Cinema 800

Model

Smart Soundbar 300
Cinema 800

Brand

Bose
Klipsch

Reviews

144
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone, action
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
3.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

800 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wired, wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora,Tuneln, Deezer, iHeart, SiriusXM
Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
2/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

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

1
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4
121.9x7.3x8.6/48x2.9x3.3

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8
9.9/22

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Klipsch Cinema 800
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Klipsch Cinema 800

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 8.2
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300
  • 8.2Klipsch Cinema 800

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 competitors

Klipsch Cinema 800 competitors