Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison chart

Overall
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
7.6
Samsung HW-Q60T
5.5
10
6

Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Samsung HW-Q60T review

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
vs
Samsung HW-Q60T

The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 vs Samsung HW-Q60T comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 7.6, while the Samsung HW-Q60T has a rating 5.5. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, microphone, action for the Smart Soundbar 300 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q60T.

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 HW-Q60T has 5.1. 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 HW-Q60T has wireless connection type. Rate 5 out of 10 received the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-Q60T received 7 out of 10. The Smart Soundbar 300 can play audio from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the Smart Soundbar 300. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Bose Smart Soundbar 300 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q60T. As in the Smart Soundbar 300, so in the HW-Q60T there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the Smart Soundbar 300 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-Q60T was rated 7/10. Each of the soundbars can be controlled using the application. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 equipped with a microphone. The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the Smart Soundbar 300 or HW-Q60T. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The Smart Soundbar 300 was rated 4/10, while the HW-Q60T received a mark of 5/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Bose Smart Soundbar 300 over Samsung HW-Q60T

  • Amazon Music compatible
  • Spotify support
  • WI-FI enabled
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support

Advantages Samsung HW-Q60T over Bose Smart Soundbar 300

  • Separate subwoofer in package
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Common

Product

Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Samsung HW-Q60T

Model

Smart Soundbar 300
HW-Q60T

Brand

Bose
Samsung

Reviews

79
664

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

microphone, action
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

360 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

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
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/0
1/1

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

DTS:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS Digital Surround, DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

66 x 5 x 10.1/26.5 x 2.2 x 4
96.5 x 5 x 10.1/38.6 x 2.3 x 4.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.6/8
3.1/7.5

Other

Release year

2020
2020
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Samsung HW-Q60T
Bose Smart Soundbar 300
Samsung HW-Q60T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 5.5
  • 7.6Bose Smart Soundbar 300
  • 5.5Samsung HW-Q60T

The Bose Smart Soundbar 300 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Bose Smart Soundbar 300 price

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