The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Sony HT-A3000 comparison proves that these soundbars have many common features. Based on our rating, both soundbars have the same overall rating of 7.6.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 3.0 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-A3000. Only the Sony HT-A3000 has a built-in subwoofer. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got our rating of 5 out of 10, and the Sony HT-A3000 7 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
These models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 0/1 of the Sony HT-A3000. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. For connectivity, the Smart Soundbar 300 received a rating of 8/10 versus 7/10, respectively. App control is available for the Smart Soundbar 300. A built-in microphone is present only on the Smart Soundbar 300. Multi-room is only available for the Bose Smart Soundbar 300.
Only the HT-A3000 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the HT-A3000. For multichannel surround Bose Smart Soundbar 300 got a rating of 4, and Sony HT-A3000 10 out of 10.